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Old 12-07-2007, 10:19 PM   #1
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Quarantine tank lighting

So today my SW tank arrived and is set up. HORRAH! I've only been waiting since the week before Thanks giving . Now I can hurry up some more. However I've noticed that the store seem to be running sales on 10 gal and figured that they might do the job for a quarantine tank. Read the article on them but was wondering if I will need to up the lighting quality.

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Old 12-07-2007, 10:41 PM   #2
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The standard lighting will be fine

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Old 12-07-2007, 10:58 PM   #3
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Yup... fish don't care about the lighting. I've got the standard flourescent tube that came with the standard hood on my 10g QT. If you intend to use it to quarantine corals though, that's a different thing.
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The standard lighting will be fine
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:06 AM   #5
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I use a clip on shop light with a screw in CF bulb on mine. I don't have the standard 10 gal light fixture. For QT, any light will do.
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