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Old 04-05-2014, 01:50 PM   #1
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Lighting questions for 40gal...

I've got a 40 gal tank full of LR and has some zoas. I want to get corals and anemones but don't know what lighting I should get I'm leaning more towards LEDs I found a site with reasonably cheap LED systems but do they need to be a certain wattage or is any wattage fine when it comes to LEDs???
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Old 04-05-2014, 02:57 PM   #2
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Post a link and we'd be able to help you better, but in general you want 3 watt LEDs run at 2w minimum
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Here's a link I was looking at the exotic strip ones for $37.
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...8&pcatid=21598
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for your 40 you could get away with one 120 watt taotronic led unit for about 120 to 150 dollars and you'll be able to keep anything under them
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Yeah I don't have that kind of money that's why I was thinking about the exotic strip
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