coral light req chart

Discussion in 'Coral' started by chelltom, Oct 16, 2011.

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  1. chelltom

    chelltom Skunk Shrimp

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    ;DGood afternnon everyone just wondering if anyone has come across or put together a chart that breaks down lighting requirements for various types of coral ?I am not looking for a watts per gallon chart more like something simple that would list the corals then say low,:confused: moderate or high next to each one. Thanks in advance
     
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  3. NanaReefer

    NanaReefer Fu Manchu Lion Fish

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  4. MajesticCoral

    MajesticCoral Fire Worm

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    Wouldn't it matter where the corals came from more than anything else,I've heard you can get the same kinds of corals in different places and their lighting needs could be different,is that true or no
     
  5. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Yes, this is true. However, most can thrive in a range of light levels, and they can also be acclimated to higher lighting if done properly. :)
     
  6. chelltom

    chelltom Skunk Shrimp

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    Reefs not Refs Bristle Worm

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    Wow thanks a million for that chart, I have some studying to do!
     
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    sticksmith23 Giant Squid

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    brunoboarder244 Torch Coral

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  11. chelltom

    chelltom Skunk Shrimp

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  12. chelseagrin

    chelseagrin Fire Goby

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    yeah you cant really make a chart because like fish corals can differ in care. i have seen some sps grown under power compact lighting. and then i have seen some that can barely be grown by t5's or halides.