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Old 10-09-2011, 01:20 PM   #1
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Will these lights support soft corals?

I was at petco yesterday and saw a t5 HO fixture for 75$. It was called "zoomed aquasun double light" it was made to hold 2 24 watt t5 lamps... I was wondering if this on a 29 gallon tank would support softies and maybe Lps. It would come out to about 2 watts per gallon.
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IMO it`s going to be awful close. I would suggest more lighting esp. a T5HO system. At 24 watts I dont think that is an HO system.
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IMO it`s going to be awful close. I would suggest more lighting esp. a T5HO system. At 24 watts I dont think that is an HO system.
It's 48 watts in all because it has two 24 watt lamps.
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How deep is your tank? You might get away with things like mushrooms and low light corals.
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Nevermind I found a 92 watt fixture for 110$
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