New tank

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  1. seanft247

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    Hey guys, i have finally received my new tank. it is a 600l with a 100l sump, i have 1 concern though! i am going to be using it a reef tank tank, i have 2x T5 lights that came with the tank, is that sufficient lighting for this size tank?
     
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  3. Wes

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    2 x T5's is a bit low depending on depth and what you would like to grow in terms of corals, a well placed T5 on a fish only system with that many tubes would be fine, depth dependant of course ;)

    oh and :welcome6:
     
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    Thanks!!

    The tank is about 800 deep, i am a little new to this, i have a 54l Nano tank which i have had for about 6months now and is looking great, so i thought i would try do this properly now, but a little nervous to start!! ha ha ha

    just want to make sure i can get things as close to perfect as i can, before i throw in the guppies!!!!!
     
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    you give us more info of your ideas we can better assist.
     
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    Will do!!

    Thanks man!!!!!!!!!:1:
     
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    what corals do you want to keep? That is what will matter with lighting, but a 800 deep tank aint good for lighting
     
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