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  1. Lighting
    I was wondering if my T8 bulb is sufficient for corals and fish? Yesterday I put a Hammer coral and Fiji Starburst and I'm wondering if that small bulb is enough. I read that I need 2 -4 watts per gallon.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I'm planning on getting a full spectrum 165w LED and idk if that's high, low, or med. My tank is 20 gallons and 19" deep. So would that be considered low or high for me? I only want soft corals.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    :D How green is your tank :D <O:p</O:p Who monitors their power consumption for their tanks?<O:p</O:p What is your daily average, wattage consumed/tank size?<O:p</O:p This is something I have been working on for a while now (lower my bill and lessen my carbon footprint) and just curious to see...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    I have a light fixture that is a 6x39 with 3 12000k and 3 actinics and 6 moon LEDs. It's a 36 inch fixture but I'm looking to start small like a 10 gallon and move up to a 36 inch tank eventually. I'm looking to grow kinds of corals and some fish. Is this lighting too much? Would I have to...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Alright....i have two options and i gotta make a decision PRONTO! But i need help... I've got a 55gallon tall tank right now with a few snails, shrooms and a damsel... Option one -...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Right now I have two surge protectors plugged into the wall. With the three timers I have plugged into them I have lost the use of at least 3 of the plug ins available. I was wondering if I could plug in another surge protector to one and have all my powerheads running off of that one. That...
  7. Lighting
    Okay when looking at LED's which is better and whats the differences???
  8. Reefing Equipment
    I’m just beginning my first saltwater aquarium now and I have been researching extensively. However, I was wondering about the lighting requirements for live rock and eventually a reef tank. I have read many articles that suggest anywhere from 2 to 5 watts of lighting per gallon of water. I have...
  9. Lighting
    <HR style="COLOR: #000000; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message --> How do I decide whether I need a dual actinic or actinic/daylight bulb for my reef tank? I have an Outer Orbit lighting system over a 60 gallon tank that is 48" long by 15" wide, by 16' deep...
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