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Old 05-27-2013, 01:24 AM   #1
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Will this light grow soft corals?

I have this light and was wondering if it would grow soft corals such as zoas, muchrooms, kenya trees and maybe ricordea? This will be for a 2.5g pico tank! I have read up on lights and honestly they confuse me, I have this light lying around and was curious if it would work. (It is very bright) If not do you have any suggestions of what I could use instead? Thanks for your time and advice!
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:33 AM   #2
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Wouldn't try zoas or ricordias first. Kenya tree and mushrooms first then maybe the others.
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Old 05-27-2013, 06:41 AM   #3
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I don't believe that light will grow any corals even for such a small tank
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I personally don't think it will work either. You need a high output light.
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:24 PM   #5
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Thankyou! I will look for a much better suited light.
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Old 05-27-2013, 05:49 PM   #6
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Is this pico going to be your first reef tank?
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Yes and no. I am moving into an apartment with my brother and plan to start a 20-30g nano for my first saltwater tank. I would love to have a pico in the future and I was wondering if I should throw this light out or hang onto it! Haha.
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Yes and no. I am moving into an apartment with my brother and plan to start a 20-30g nano for my first saltwater tank. I would love to have a pico in the future and I was wondering if I should throw this light out or hang onto it! Haha.
Got it. Would be...adventurous with going pico for a first sw tank. 20-30 gallons is a great starter.
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