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Old 12-02-2013, 11:51 AM   #1
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60w R420R light on a 20 gallon ?

Is it too much for growing corals ?
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Old 12-02-2013, 12:31 PM   #2
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I looked at that light when I was setting up my 20. You should be able to keep any corals you want under it. Definitely a great light
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Old 12-02-2013, 12:33 PM   #3
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Ok I'm cancelling my order of the 24" 23w Current USA Marine LED, and I'll buy that !
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Do you know if there's a Moonlight mode on it ? So I can feel pleasure from my tank 24/24?
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Do you know if there's a Moonlight mode on it ? So I can feel pleasure from my tank 24/24?
It should be dimmable so you can turn it way down and just run a low percent of blues for a moonlight effect. I'd still give your tank a period of no light though.
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It should be dimmable so you can turn it way down and just run a low percent of blues for a moonlight effect. I'd still give your tank a period of no light though.
SO I can program moon light on 14:00-16:00 and 12:00 - 4:00 and set a period between this where channel A+B are on maximum ?

So that'll make Moonlight, daylight, moonlight, then off ?
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SO I can program moon light on 14:00-16:00 and 12:00 - 4:00 and set a period between this where channel A+B are on maximum ?

So that'll make Moonlight, daylight, moonlight, then off ?
Yep that'll work
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Yeah, very awesome, I'll have a lot of fun with it then !

I'm a freshwater planted tank expert, but I'm noob with saltwater... I maxed up my 29 gallon wide with high T5HO lighting, with CO2 reactors and a LOT of plants... Now I want to seek, to go into small reef.

I've saw this light in a reef aquarium shop, the leds are producing a warm light, agreable to put hands under :p
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Yeah, very awesome, I'll have a lot of fun with it then !

I'm a freshwater planted tank expert, but I'm noob with saltwater... I maxed up my 29 gallon wide with high T5HO lighting, with CO2 reactors and a LOT of plants... Now I want to seek, to go into small reef.

I've saw this light in a reef aquarium shop, the leds are producing a warm light, agreable to put hands under :p
Well welcome to the reefing world! I'm sure you will love the light. I have a kessil over my 20. Keep me posted on it, I'd love to know how it's doing for you.
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I'll recieve the material Friday. So I will put the fish and some corals Saturday or Sunday... I took my setup with live rock.

My order will probably be delayed, because I changed my mind on with the lighting, I want to be sure I can grow almost every corals in my starter tank. I'm doing a kind of "experience" i'll say, just to see How much I appreciate a reef tank in my house, and how corals are growing, what kind of corals, anemones, LPS, SPS, etc.. Just to learn.

I already have my 10 gal QT and my 30 gal main tank to maintain. My 30g take something like 10 mins/days + 1hrs weekly for the maintenance. I'll see how much time it take to make a WC, taking care of corals, etc...

Do you have an advice to give to me ? What's the common mistakes reef noobs are doing ? I'm going with easy fish, 2 clownfish and a shrimp for beginning...

Can you suggest me some easy corals, where I'll be able to see my clowns playing in them ?
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