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Old 10-28-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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elegance...sick?

is my elegance coral sick or does it not open up more than this?
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A few questions? What type lighting do you have? How much flow is where he is?
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Old 10-28-2009, 04:57 PM   #4
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at the moment i have pc with dual 65 watts daylight (current usa) and dual 65 watt royal blue (coralife)

flow where he is at is moderate to low...should i redirect my ph to give it more current?
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everything else in the tank opens up fine
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I personally dont think you have enough lighting. And even though the WPG rule is quite broad you are only about 2 wpg which is not much. PC`s are not high on intensity either. Just my observation
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Old 10-29-2009, 08:28 PM   #8
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im considering buying a T5...do you think this is worth it Nova Extreme Pro T5 High Output Lighting Fixture - 6 x 18W - 20 in. | T5 Lighting | Lighting Systems | Aquarium - ThatPetPlace.com

only thing is that i was doing the math...108 / 55 gallons is 1.96 wpg...you mentioned above that the ratio is not good...

right now with my pc's i have 2 96watt bulbs which gives me 3.49 wpg???
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Hmm... which is it, 2x 96W or 2x 65W? Yesterday you said 2x 65W.

Regardless, it doesn't look abnormal to me. In a low flow area, the tentacles won't get very long. But expansion-wise... it looks fine to me.
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Hmm... which is it, 2x 96W or 2x 65W? Yesterday you said 2x 65W.

Regardless, it doesn't look abnormal to me. In a low flow area, the tentacles won't get very long. But expansion-wise... it looks fine to me.
my bad, got confused...it is 2 x 65w...

i still don't understand how T5's would be better if i would only get 108w instead of 130w i have now

if someone could clarify this i would really appreciate it
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