my first sps frags

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  1. burt

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    starting with sps, now for the past month been studying all i can about sps, here are some pic of the new babies, lol:)
     
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    Jealous :p
     
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    been now 2 weeks in tank, looks like i need to upgrade my lights now, 3 54w t5 18000k 12000k and 10000k, will this be enough, or need to add more t5?
     
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    Congratulations Burt! What are the dimensions of the tank? That way we can determine if the lighting is sufficient.
     
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    thanks, 1.2 by 450 by 450
     
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    and then i have 2 seios m1100 for flow
     
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    Cool congrats Burt:thumbup:
     
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    thanks
     
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    Four T5's will keep the SPS alive with slow growth, if you really want it to thrive, add another two 54W T5's.
    A combo for good coloration and growth IMO will be :
    3 x 10K, 12K or 15K
    2 x 20K
    1 x Actinic.
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    Great stuff Burt I rem my first little sticks on liittle tiles just liek that. Good luck

    Trev
     
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    Good luck Burt, take it slow and keep the parameters as stable as possible, especially the alkalinity.
     
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    Nice one burt.....all the best with your new additions :thumbup:
     
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    burt sit 6 tot 8 t5 in. i had the same tank with 8 t5 and worked perfect
     
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    Also get quality T5's. 3 reeftek T5's = 1 Quality globe.
     
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    that green digi i think is going to look wicked once all grown up
     
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    so reeftek is not good, what make do you sugest?
     
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    thanks guys
     
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