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Old 07-30-2012, 03:34 PM   #1
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Wave-Point HO LED question

With this light: http://www.petmountain.com/product/a...amp-light.html

Support medium light corals(if any)(zoas, palys, gsp) on a 13" tall tank? I know nothing about LED's haha

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I think the overall size of the tank might be key here. 8 watts isnt very much unless you are lighting a 4g tank. lol I honestly would look for something with a bit more power if you are interested in corals. If you were to use that light over a 4g tank I bet all you could keep would be softie corals like zooas and leathers and mushrooms.
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I think the overall size of the tank might be key here. 8 watts isnt very much unless you are lighting a 4g tank. lol I honestly would look for something with a bit more power if you are interested in corals. If you were to use that light over a 4g tank I bet all you could keep would be softie corals like zooas and leathers and mushrooms.
Its a 5g, all I'm looking to keep are softies, pretty much just zoas, palys, gsp and mushrooms.
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in that case, I would think it should be ok. I would give it a try and see how you do. You might have to move corals higher up to get the most from the light.
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in that case, I would think it should be ok. I would give it a try and see how you do. You might have to move corals higher up to get the most from the light.
Well then ill give it a try! There's not a whole lotta options as far as lighting a tank this size (13" tall, 10" wide and deep).

I've looked at the truelumen strips, but I'd need 2, and it'd be something like $115 and I'm not looking to spend that much.
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