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Puffer 02-25-2008 07:20 PM

Lighting Question
 
Hi , I was wondering, I have a eclipse Hood and what my question would be is if i replaced the bulbs in the hood with (2) Coral life 10.000K T-8 bulbs would that be suficiant for reef standards ?

Thanks much.
Carl

Cody 02-25-2008 07:30 PM

Tank size?

Puffer 02-25-2008 07:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cody
Tank size?

40Gal

bugoy 03-19-2008 02:32 AM

i have a 75 gallon tank and it has a 50 watt lighting. is that enough or do i need more ? and do i really have to stay open 24/7 ? because i notice that when i turn the lights of the fish are sleeping but when i turn it on during 3am they woke up and start panicking. i usually turn the lights on at 6pm and turn it off 1am. sometimes i try lighting it during 3am whenever i'm not doing something and would just like to view the fish

Puffer 03-19-2008 12:08 PM

I had the same Problem ,so i went out and bought a set of Lunar Lights, Nice set by Marina That solved my Problem. I Put them on a timer and they turn on 3 mins before the big one turns off,
here is the set.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...m?pcatid=15551

Carl. :wink:


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