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  1. Tank Specs
    Hey everyone, My names JT, I have a 25gallon IM Lagoon tank. I am excited to be a part of this forum. Along with introducing myself I have a question regarding my light settings on my AI Prime Light. Single puck. I have a rainbow bubble tip, and a Devils armor Paly, and I want to make sure they...
  2. Lighting
    :wavey:I might (probably) start a 2.5 gallon reef tank (no fish). I don't plan on putting corals in for a while. Anyways, what kind of lighting should I put? It's 12" X 6" X 8"
  3. "Soft" corals
    hello! so i'm really new to saltwater, and i've bought a fluval T5HO which can hold two 54W fluorescent bulbs.. i have a 55 gallon. so will that be enough for corals? if so which ones? and today i got one bulb, just waiting for the second, will the light not work unless there are two bulbs in...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay so this is it. The big push right before I upgrade from a 45g to a 225g DT and as you may imagine, I have a few questions. Most of them at least a roguh idea, but id like some feedback, criticisms and help please. For this post, seeing as i am trying to buy Cree LEDs, dimmable drivers, etc...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello so I have a 4 bulb 96 watt TH50 light fixture. I will be upgrading to LED lights in a year or two so please do not tell me I should upgrade to them. My question is, is the lights that I have for my 4 bulb 96 watt fixture enough for aneomone, LPS and SPS? My tank is around 40 gallons, 30...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am looking for some advice on a lighting upgrade for a 125 gallon reef tank. Tank is 6x2x2 mostly soft corals now but would like to get clams and hard coral. I have 3 250w halides and 4 80w actic blue t5s and led mood lights. Looking for good balance between color and coral growth.
  7. Lighting
    I just got a 24 light system and a reefkeeper2 what times should i put my light on for! the moon led, pc and mh? i have lots of coral! i just want to know where to start! i have a 55g and polys and mushrooms some others!
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all im new to TRT and reef tanks in general:help: I have a glass 56 gallon 30x18x24 I'm looking to support my live rock and maybe a bubble tip anemone or something for my ocellaris to host in the future. Is a power compact 2x65watts sufficient? Any advice is much appreciated! Also i...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have found a lot of info about lighting but nothing about ideal lumens. do lumens matter and if so how many do you need per gallon
  10. Lighting
    I have a 36 gal tank and we plan on doing hard and soft coral with about 70 lbs of live rock what type of lighting do you recommend?
  11. Lighting
    Is a 250w M.H. over a 30XH too much light? dimensions 24x12x24. I have both soft and hard corals. If its possible for this to work how high should i mount it? Thanks
  12. General Reef Discussion
    could someone recomned a good lighting system, becasue i know nothing about lights. the tank specs are all glass 56 gal 30x18x25 inches its a deep tank so need something to get to the bottom! i plan on keeping nems(prob 1 or 2) , SPS, LPS, softs corals and some polyps.
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