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Old 06-23-2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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What corals could i keep with this light?

Have a 46 gal. Bowfront tank. If I were to decide to turn it into a reef. Are there any corals I couldn't keep using this fixture?

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Old 06-23-2012, 11:11 PM   #2
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With a 6 lamp T5, you could keep just about anything. SPS corals would probably have to be up higher top though. Will that fixture fit over your bowfront? Just check to make sure, those T5 fixtures can get pretty wide compared to the width of smaller tanks.
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:14 PM   #3
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SPS corals and clams would be the only things you couldn't keep with that fixture. You may be able to keep some SPS very high up on the rocks, but it would be borderline.
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:37 PM   #4
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Thank you both very much! That's what I thought. Just wanted to check with more experienced people just to be sure. Thank you so much
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Another question. Would I want to keep 3 actinic and 3 of the other or should I change the configuration?
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:19 AM   #6
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The ratio is usually 50/50. 3 actinic, 3 daylights.
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Old 06-24-2012, 01:08 AM   #7
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The ratio is usually 50/50. 3 actinic, 3 daylights.
Alright thanks!
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