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Old 12-14-2013, 11:59 PM   #1
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LED LIGHTING

So how much LED lighting will I need for a 50 gal tank?
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:45 AM   #2
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I should mention that the tank is 30" long and 20" deep. Would 1- Tao 120 watt LED fixture be enough?


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yup, it will be enough
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You will have some shadowing in the far corners.
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Freshwater? Saltwater? What kind of corals/plants do you want to grow? If you are not growing plants or corals 120W is total overkill. You can light that tank with <20W very satisfactorily.
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It will be a reef tank when I'm done purchasing all of my equipment. Just getting back into aquarium keeping after a 15 year hiatus. Holy expensive... Thanks for the words of wisdom. I'm sure I'll need more advice along the way.
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:06 PM   #7
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Led lighting

As far as corals go I will probably start with soft corals and see how that goes before I progress into the harder stuff.
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