09-28-2011, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by wannalearn
hey everybody, been a member for a while.. but havent posted(life has been crazy for a while, hadent had any free time) but im back..(happy happy) . well anyway to the question, i have had a planted freshwater tank for a while. i originally wanted a reef tank, but wifey talked me into fresh water instead.. well i decided i want my reef tank.. do doing some research first.. for a 75 gal reeftank, will 2 t5 1000k bulbs and 2 t5 acentic bulbs plus 4 lunad led's be suffecient, or should i go with 3 10k and 3 acentic...
The more white light you can get into the tank, the more Reef Corals you are able to keep, like the Clams and Anemones and SPS. So, with a 4 bulb unit, use all 10-12k lamps. You have more options with the 6 lamp fixture, you can throw in the actinics for color rendering.