Do I have enough sun in my tank :)

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  1. Papitto

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    Hello MASA,

    I have been in the reef hobby for almost 2 years... and I still don't know much. So I was thinking about what my strongest burning point is about my tank... Burning point would mean, what I think about most often.
    My #1 is "Do I have enough light in my tank?"
    • I have a 4' Oddysea 2X54W with ATI Blue+ and ATI Coral+
    • I have 1 x Orphek PR-156W over my SPS (Blues and whites)
    • I have 1 x modded 5' Beamswork 72x1W Led (58 x 455nm, 8 x 10000K, 2 x 660nm red, 2 x Violet, 2 x green)
    Tank water is 43cm deep to sandbed. Should I add more T5's? Share your thoughts please.
     
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    Pictures helps a lot.
    But on 43cm depth I think you got it covered.
     
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    Some pics, no good quality but suitable fo an idea. IMG-20160526-WA025.jpg IMG-20160526-WA025.jpg
     
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    Mostly softies and some LPS
    I reckon its enough light you got over the tank.
     
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    I also have var monti's, birdsnest, 9 acro frags.
     
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    I'm more concerned that the Orphek LED is too low on my tank. I put an unknown acro frag in my tank sandbed on Thursday and I started losing it flesh today.
     
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