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  1. Lighting
    I have a 75g saltwater tank with 4 fish and a couple of soft easy to care for corals (mushroom, zoa). The tank sits in front of a window. I want to figure out how to run my lights while including the natural sunlight. I don't have a timer on my lights, so our usual procedure is this: wake up...
  2. The THINK Tank
    I am designing a new frag tank and am thinking that i want to try natural lighting. People have had great success with sky lighting of many different styles including the Solatube. The problem that I have is that i live in a rental house and do not think my landlord would appreciate the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, I am getting my roof done in the next few weeks and that got me thinking about the solar lights. I did as much research as I could and I will be giving it a try. Goals on this setup: Design an energy efficient tank using natural lighting and be mindful of electrical equipment...
  4. Lighting
    I recently moved my 14g BioCube and 3g Bowfront to a room with a skylight (30"x40")... directly under the skylght is the only available space in the room for either tank. The skylight has no shades/shutter, so I either have to engineer a temporary shade or leave it open 24-7. Initially, the...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey i want to put my tank in this room but im afraid there will be too much natural light. will it encourage nuisance algae. the room is getting a remodel right now but there is windows along almost two entire walls. im thinking it would go where the tv is.
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