Originally Posted by heythereyou94
The idea that all new tanks go through it makes sense because its only been setup for about 6-8 months, also to either of you, do you think a t5 234 watt light would keep coral in a 65?
this is simply not true, cyno doesnt not show up in all tanks. I got it in my first tank a 25g Reef but after that I have set up a 75g Reef, 40g FOWLR
, 3x 20g Fowlr
and not one of them has had cyno because I learned how to control it the first time around. First of all old lights do have somewhat to do with it, if you are using t8s just go buy some new bulbs they are dirt cheap so no use in not doing that. Also what type of food are you using? I am not pointing at over feeding because I feed the hell out of my tanks but I have found some foods even in small amounts feed cyno.
Also a note on your Lighting yes it will do but go LED
dont bother with anything other then LED
its pricy for good stuff and not so bad for decent fixtures. Dont get like a marine land get a true reef LED
. they will save you tons of money in the long run. I built 2 pendents that have 25leds on each of them all 3w on dimmers and it cost me 500$ to make thats the same as a decent t5ho fixture and I dont have to spend 120$ on bulbs ever 7 months. Also LED
has much better water penetration so you will be able to have corals on the bottom of your tank.