would this work for a 40 gallon breeder

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  1. skyvern2130

    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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    that is true and if i really needed wiring help i could just ask my dad (was power maintenance in the air force for 20 years) so idk im still weighing my options out right now. i have awhile before i even need the led. still need the RO/DI, ATO, build my sump, see what corals i want, finish making my DIY live rock and curing it. modifying my stand. i have a good few months before i really need to get the LED and you never know with xmas approaching fast i might wait just to see if the stores do any xmas sells hehehehe i love me a good deal lol
     
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  3. Ehnohsee

    Ehnohsee Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    What kind of corals were you planning to keep? I'm guessing SPS?
     
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    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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    idk what type of coral. which one is the easiest to keep our is that all a matter of opion. this is my first reef tank and i wana start off with simple coral.
     
  5. Marshall O

    Marshall O Giant Squid

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    Start off with softies then. Colt & Kenya tree usually grow like weeds and can actually be a nuisance if not kept in check. Xenia & Anthelia are pretty much the same. Mushrooms & leathers are probably next easiest. Then maybe Zoanthids/polyps. They are relatively easy as well.

    Here is a link for you: Beginner corals for a reef aquarium - Aquatic Connection
     
  6. Ehnohsee

    Ehnohsee Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    With the reefbreeders light you will be able to grow any coral(soft, lps, sps). I would agree with starting off with softies first. I'd go with zoa's and mushrooms first then adventure into lps and sps.
     
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    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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    ive seen alot of Zoanthids/polyps/mushrooms and thats what i had planed on trying cause they were all just so beautiful
     
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    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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    So will that light work for those
     
  10. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    yes this fixture will grow all corals in a 40 breeder. get the 120w value fixture and hang it about 12" above the water.