Correct ratio of actinic to white light

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can anyone tell me if there is a suggested ratio of wattage for actinic to white light in a reef aquarium, or is it whatever appeals to your eye?:slayer:
 

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Actinic lighting does nothing for the reef other than to enhance the colours for our benefit, so all you need to do is to cover your reef in actinic lighting, one or maybe two tubes would be sufficient, depending on the width and light coverage.
 

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