2 Weeks

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  1. Jaredtk

    Jaredtk

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    Its been 2 weeks now that i have had my tank and all is stiil great. I should be adding live rock with in the next day or two, then ill post some pics:). There is just one thing that is worrying me, i have a 4ft tank (243L) and i have 1x3ft 10000K T8 light and 1x2ft Blue T8 light. Im not sure if this is enough lighting. Could someone please assist:slayer:
     
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  3. mariusmeyer

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    Light is dependent on what you are planning to keep in the tank. That would be perfect for a fish only system or some very low light corals. But I would say you need to get better lights if you have any plans on keeping corals alive long term.
     
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    IMHO those lights are insufficient for any corals and would only work for a fish only system.

    If you plan on keeping corals then i would say that 2x 54w T5's (1x actinic and 1x 12000K) would be a minimum
     
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