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Old 08-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #1
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Question How can i add some olor to my aquarium?

My tank looks so blah. What corals could i add to my 60 gal hex? My 2 concerns are: 1) i dont know squat about corals
2) is my lighting adequate?
The tank is deep and I have T5's.
Any other suggestions for color besides corals? Or if you suggest corals whats colorfl and easiest to maintain?
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Old 08-12-2012, 07:21 PM   #2
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How many t5s do you have???
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Old 08-12-2012, 07:23 PM   #3
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I have 3.
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Old 08-12-2012, 07:31 PM   #4
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Sad to say but i think your pretty much SOL . Hex takes can be a pain to deal with and 3-t5 bulbs isnt gonna get you much. Try playing around with different bulb spectrums... They can make a world of difference
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How many watts total?
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:19 PM   #6
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I'm working on getting my tank ready to put corals in it as well and am curious what people would recommend. What about mushroom corals? I read they dont need bright light. When people say "low light", what does that mean?
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Mushrooms might be ok with less than great lights, and they come in a ton of colors.
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:08 PM   #8
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Do they produce any slime or whatever it is that some of the corals do? Do they simply filter feed?
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Here's a site that i use it may help answer some of your questions https://sites.google.com/a/asira.org/www2/caresheets
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