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Old 03-04-2005, 11:55 AM   #11
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Hey darin,

I have a 150 HIGH... would a 4x65 still be ok for a reef? Or should I go with the 96watts? I want to steer clear from Halide if I can, but with a depth of 30" am I dreaming?

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Old 03-04-2005, 01:10 PM   #12
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with a 30" depth 65 watt PCS are not really going to penetrate much. If the tank is 48"long then the 48"-96 watt hood will do a better job. Just stay away from SPS and clams and you should be okay.
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Old 03-04-2005, 01:16 PM   #13
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So with pc lighting I could go reef? I thought MH was the only lighting that you could do with reef.

I saw a kit for $170 that was 4x64 48", would that be worth getting rather than the 2x64? I would rather go with making my own from scratch rather than buying a kit though, it would be cheaper that way.
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Old 03-04-2005, 01:26 PM   #14
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I may go with that PC/Halide combo from Coralife then, because I want (well, SHE wants) to get a Maxim clam. I have her buying into this whole thing, I should make her happy right? LOL

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you coulld do a basic reef with a 4-65 watt set up. If you want a clam then you need MH. Some say PC'S will work but i do not recomend trying. I sent you a PM as well
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do some homework and research the t-5 tek lights. just got them and . . . WOW! [/code]
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