Will torch coral be alright under my nano's PC lighting?

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  1. Matt

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    Just want to know if a torch coral will be alright under the PC lighting in my 130L boyu nano?

    its 2 x 24W PC's (I know, quite weak). All my softies are doing well as well as an open brain. Would a torch be alright under this lighting?
     
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    Yes
     
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    Should be fine.
     
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    Just be careful with clowns. My clowns did serious damage to mine
     
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    checked a torch coral in a boyu nano at Julies pets in Gateway yesterday.was looking cool
     
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    whats a pc light?? why would you use it??
     
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    PC = powercompact. It's a small double tube'd compact fluorescent light that comes in lower wattage and lengths for nano sized tanks ;)
     
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    Howz the torch doing matt?
     
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    Smashingly! Only prob is I moved it yesterday, clowns found it and started to host. So i've moved it again in a hope they'll leave it alone. So colourful!
     
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    One of my clown pairs host in my torch and it takes a bit of time but the coral does get used to it.
     
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    my clowns starting hosting this weekend and my touch shrunk up but by sunday evening a few tenticles started getting bigger/longer
     
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    I've just not had a torch this brightly coloured before (thanks robin!) so don't want to risk losing it!
     
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