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Old 02-27-2005, 01:45 AM   #1
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Need advice on lighting for my system

I am trying to set up a 72gal FOWLR and live sand tank. I dont have ANY idea on what lighting I should use. Could someone help me out?

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Old 02-27-2005, 03:07 AM   #2
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From my understanding you can get away with just NO lights. Coraline should still grow but it wont be enough for really anything besides algae and fish.
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Welcome to AA.com! For a FOWLR tank, you can get by fine with NO lighting. A 72g is a 4' tank...right? Can't remember for sure. If so, a couple of 40w bulbs...one daylight and one actinic should give you decent coraline growth. If you wanted just a little more, you could go with a couple of 65w PC's.
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Thanks everyone!!!

Can anyone tell me what I will need when I have fish in my tank after it has been cycled?
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Do you mean filter or contents?
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