Need help lighting frag tank

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  1. mkdsjones

    mkdsjones Plankton

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    another option for review

    36" 156W (4x 39W) HO T5 Light Fixture Basic how does this light pan out? Metal halides are out of the question for me due to cost i am in college and money is always running low. I can accept that i may not be able to grow hard corals but i want my gsp and mushrooms to grow very quikly and spread. Will this light be sufficient for what i want?
     
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    BoB123 Spaghetti Worm

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    I would get a 150 watt 14k metal halide I had a 20k on my 10 gallon it is about a foot above the tank in a very well ventilated canopy. But the ballast blew poopy so im running 2 39 watt blue t5s.
     
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    Jlobes Coral Banded Shrimp

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    RISE FROM THE DEAD!!

    This thread is 4 YEARS old!!

    I am hoping they got that figured out and arent still waiting on advice.
     
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    Seems to be a lot of necroposting lately. Closed.
     
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