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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys , Just Want to tell you that ... I GOT MY LIGHT ! FINALLY . I´M SO HAPPY ! :dance::beer::ac15::Bdaycake::hat: So , I See that In-App it got a spectrum whit three colors and i can adjust it per percentage . So What is The Best Percentage for Sunrise , Sunset , Daylight , Dawn , and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    ok so my tank has finally finished its cycle all my levels are good but i have 1 problem Feb.2-17th ill be out of town and dont have anyone that can take care of my tank so my question is, is there anything i can add that wont need light or much food for close to 2 weeks? Ill prolly just wait...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Im adding a coral banded shrimp and 3 turbo snails...they have been drip acclimating for over 6 hours, so they will be in the tank soon. Do i really need to keep the lights off?
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    allright.. so I just got my first 2 coral frags :) I went with hardy begginer coral. I bought a zoa frag and a blue mushroom. I have a t5ho system on a 30 gallon tank,2 blue and 2 10k lights. 96 watts total. water conditions perfect,flow is good,I have a power head and a skimmer. I placed the...
  5. Lighting
    Going From A 25 Watt 50/50 On My 20 Long To A Aquaticlife 48 Watt 10k And Actinic....keeping Shrooms,gsp,bsp,green Buttons,brown Buttons....should I Mount The Fixture On Top Of The Tank Or Use The Legs And Raise It Up First For A While As Not To Photo Shock Anything. Lemmeno
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    I have read other posts about reducing photo period when you upgrade lights. I recently went from a cheap, no name 2x 65 watt pc light to a 2x 96 watt current fixture. The light tubes are also longer on this fixture and cover more of the tank. Do you think I need to acclimate at all or is it...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    i'll try to make this quick! My 72'' AquaticLife will arrive tomorrow (im having power compact flourescent) so very exciting! Im not sure if i remember it correctly but i've sort of skim through somewhere about lighting acclimation but dont quite remember! Do i need to acclimate my new light...
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