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Old 03-28-2005, 06:07 PM   #1
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what corals for my lights???

I have 2x65w power compact lights 1 10k, 1 actinic on a 50gal tank, which equals 2.6 watts per gallon. I know this is on the low side....that's why I am asking this.

Are there any corals that I would be able to keep with these lights? If so, what?

Second..what is a good cheaper way to improve my lighting?

Thanks for you inputs!!

-50gal tank
-20gal tall sump / refugium.
-About 15-20 lbs of live rock
-60 lbs (3") of sand.
-2x65w power compact lights
-2x18w power compact in the refug.
-bak pak 2R
-3 LARGE feather dusters all differebt colors
-orange spotted goby
-fire fish
-12 or so hermits
-50-60 nassairus snails
-about 12 turno snails
-emrald crab
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Old 03-28-2005, 09:54 PM   #2
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your lighting can accomidate some soft corals like button polyps, and different types of colony polyps, also some shrooms would be possible.
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Old 03-28-2005, 10:08 PM   #3
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Agreed. Some zoos and mushrooms should be okay. Just put them high up on the rock work
Some people are like slinkies...they serve no real purpose yet can still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs!:p
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