need some help with lighting pls

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    Hi would 6 x t5 be to much for my 1200x45x45 tank was thinking center blue and pink and front and back 4x white what you guys think is that to much would like to keep a mixed reef thank
     
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    definatley not.. 6 x 54w would be ideal.. the right combo is important though..

    i would personally go
    2 x Blue 10k
    1 x actinic 20k
    1 x pink and 2 10k white
    and you could see what other colours are there for the 2 spaces i have left open..
     
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    Thanks bud what would your order from front to back ???
     
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    not so much the order but the versatility, wire the blues and whites seperatley so that you can switch the whites off and have the blues on for night viewing.. it can be nice to watch..

    a like to put the brighter lights on the outer edges and the alternating white, blue, actinic etc
     
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    Anyone else have any other ideas
     
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    @Loki.. He has an awesome T5 set up
     
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