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musho3210 02-18-2007 11:43 AM

What light for tank with button polyps and mushrooms
 
20 gallon high tank with 24" length, 15" deep 12" wide
2 tb ocellarius clownfish
20 pounds of live rock in the beginning, will add more when i get more money.
2 power filters with foam inserts, one with bio-wheel, will clean inserts almost daily in clean de-chlorinated saltwater
Sponge filter with a powerhead


I plan on having a few green mushroom corals with lots of button polyps. What lighting system will i need? I have 200 dollars to spend

Also do i need blue antics? If i get blue antics do i lose the watts that a normal 10,000K lamp will be?

Melissa 02-19-2007 07:02 AM

well you wont need halides...try pc or something.

musho3210 02-19-2007 10:27 AM

ok i was thinking that but a lot of them come with blue antics, do i need those?

Melissa 02-19-2007 12:48 PM

yes you will...your corals will need the atintics.

Brandon 02-19-2007 02:42 PM

24 " t5's??

They have great colours.


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