Natural sunlight route

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  1. Adee

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    Hi Folks,

    So whose gone the natural light route or is planning to make this change?

    I've seen pics of Adriaan's and Bob the reef builder's, set-up....and I'm very tempted to do same and knock some roof tiles out the way.

    Please share experiences and info on perhaps what one should/should not do?
     
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    The best way to light your tank is Sunlight.
    My old 1.8 meter tank (featured tank) use to receive a few hours of early morning sunlight daily. You could actually see the corals (SPS) growth tips facing towards the direction of the sunlight rather than the halides. So they were basically growing in an angle.
     
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    Just tagging along on this one!
    I love the natuar look and I am sort of a Hieppie
     
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    Yep, that's what I have been told, that sunlight is tops....getting it into your tank, that's where I need help.
     
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    WOW Adee...that is way cool ! I was thinking of adding skylights
     
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    your wife is going to :arghh:
     
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    my tank also gets sunlight in the morning for a couple hours...it looks so nice.just need to start getting some corals now:p
     
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