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Matt 02-23-2007 06:23 PM

Would this setup Work?
It's a 20 gallon Nano
Currently housing 1 Ocellaris Clownfish and many Snails and Crabs.
I have 22lbs. of Live rock.

And I would like to add this:
Flower / Ricordea Mushroom, Green
and Colony Polyp, Super Colored

I would like to have it look like this:

musho3210 02-23-2007 06:31 PM

could we have more information, like how many watts and spectum of lights, do you have antics? etc

Matt 02-23-2007 06:36 PM


Originally Posted by musho3210
do you have antics? etc

Yes.....and i am finding out how many watts right now.

Matt 02-23-2007 06:37 PM

Could the Mushroom Be set on the Sand?
Does it need to be on the Live rock?

musho3210 02-23-2007 06:39 PM

pretty sure the mushroom can be anywhere, use the edit button next time as well matt, no need to make a double post within 30 minutes of posting the first one :)

Matt 02-23-2007 06:43 PM

There are 4 - 24 watt light bulbs.
so....96 watts...which is 4.8 watts per gallon.(i think)

musho3210 02-23-2007 06:53 PM

What is the kalvin rating? And how many antics?

Matt 02-23-2007 07:10 PM

1 Antic and half of the normal light is antic also.
so that is 36 watt antic.

The bulbs don't say anything about the kalvin rating.i will check again.
(yes I Know what it is)

musho3210 02-23-2007 07:24 PM

well im pretty sure that would work, only soft corals though as 4 wpg isnt high. CP lights are normally 10,000k, wherever you want to put the mushrooms go ahead. I think mushrooms can go anywhere but the polyps have to be on rock. Hope that helped

Matt 02-23-2007 07:28 PM

I want the polyps on the top and the mushrooms sum where lower like this:

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