Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-21-2012, 12:40 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
JustinKBreen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Beaumont, CA
Posts: 512
Quote:
Originally Posted by somethingsfishy
Of eight posts, three said something about his clown population and only one addressed his question. He's not coming back.
Multiple clowns hosting can also stress the animal. All good advice imo
__________________

__________________
JustinKBreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2012, 03:22 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
comets55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 92
Hi all, sorry for late reply.

Just to clarify on clowns population in our tank, On first picture 4 months ago, my girlfriend had 6 clowns all together. However, we listen to all of you guys valuable comments and we separate them all. Now, only a pair of Cinnamon Tomato Clown is in the tank with a Green Carpet Anemone.

For the lighting, we use T5HO of white color x 2 bulbs and T5HO of blue x 2 bulbs. Is this enough?
__________________

__________________
comets55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2012, 03:56 AM   #13
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Pryzz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 182
Depends on the dimensions of the tank, I'd think. What size is it?
__________________
Pryzz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2012, 04:30 AM   #14
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
comets55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 92
Our tank is 30"x 18" x 16" (W x H x L).
__________________
comets55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2012, 04:35 AM   #15
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Pryzz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 182
I'd say it's not enough, but I don't know all the fancy ways to work it out. Just my opinion.
__________________
Pryzz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2012, 11:02 AM   #16
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Schism's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Lima, Ohio
Posts: 2,093
Well good news about the clowns but unfortunately its not enough light for a carpet nem, especially if your light does not have individual reflectors which im guessing it does not have.

Individual reflectors are important in T5 lighting, and you wont find them on most cheap fixtures.
__________________
29g Mixed Reef, 150w 14k Phoenix MH w/ Moonlights, Reef Octopus BH1000 HOB Skimmer, Ecotech Vortech MP10es, ReefKeeper Lite (Plus), PH Probe, Temp Probe, ATO, Carbon/GFO Reactor.
Schism is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2012, 10:17 AM   #17
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
crister13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Princeton, NJ
Posts: 3,473
Yes but having that many in the first place couldve stressed the anemone just as much. So its all great advice.
__________________
crister13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2012, 11:23 AM   #18
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
comets55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 92
Thank you everyone....they are getting better now!
__________________
comets55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2012, 01:02 PM   #19
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 432
What lights did you wind up getting? Glad to here the neme is on the mend.
__________________
Rosesrblu1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2012, 02:23 AM   #20
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
comets55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 92
We are using Odysea T5HO lighting with white x 2 bulbs, blue x 1, pink x 1. However, I believe the reflector may not be as good as the expensive one, but our tank is only 18" dept.

Not sure Odysea is a popular brand, but here in Thailand, I got 24" size but can stretch to 30" for USD70. All others brands are going over USD 150 @ up.
__________________

__________________
comets55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
anemone, carpet

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.