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Just want a light for nothing but a frag tank for a mix of diff corals using a 20 gal long. Need cheap as possible. Was looking at a Db Solarmaxhe2 Double T5 10000 on amazon for $90 (28W x 2).

Would that be ok. I don't need them to grow like crazy, just grow. I am not a diy guy, so diy led I probably wouldn't want. Can i get away with 2 bulbs?
What would be the minimum watts i would need?

Thanks for all the help
 

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Kinda depends on they type of corals you are fragging out.

Softies you can get away with about anything - CF bulbs, T5-HO, Coralife or Marineland LED's All will work fine.

If you are doing LPS then - the above will work some of the time and some time not.

If you are doing SPS - I would use metal halide but you have to be careful of the heat buildup. Otherwise T5-HO or Good LED's

If nothing else, my post will move the question back to the top so it gets some more attention and someone else will chime in.

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