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I have a 80x18 tank ! and I would like to know if a 72" PC strip wouls be enough ! or should I try some kind of combination ??
 

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Ditto what Geoff said.You'ld be better off with T5HO instead.the bulbs are brighter and cheaper to run and cooler.
 

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that is still pretty vague. :D though i would say no, that is not enough lighting. lighting has a lot to do with how much nutrients you allow into the system. the less nutrients the less lighting you will need.

how deep is the tank? if it is about 18" deep i would go with 3 250w MH. that should be plenty of light even if you were to keep hard corals and maybe an anemone. you might want to also use some florescent to adjust the colour to your liking.

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