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    Low Light corals

    I have coralife 10W bulbs (2) in my 20g High, I was wondering what corals I could put in there? I was hoping a zoo of some sort??? let me know please

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    10w, you'll grow maybe some algea.thats really not enough light for anything.

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    i taught maybe some shrooms, or corals like a sun polyp coral taht does'nt need light at all.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Welcome

    Unfortunately you will need to add more lighting. What do you have so far?

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    I have 2 lbs of live rock, getting more soon, and only have green algea on glass nothing really, thanks I was thinking fo upgradeing to 130WPC good?

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    You'll need some more l.r. (I prefer 1lbs/gal but you can do more) and with 130w PC you should be good to keep a great many variety of corals. The l.r. will give you an amonia spike, so add that before anything else.

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    why would it give me a spike?my tank is cycled and the rock is cured, will only be out of the tank for about 45 min so there wont be any die off, or very little

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    Usually people get their liverock through mailorder and there is substantial die off that causes an ammonia spike. If you're able to get it locally and it's not out of the water more than 45 minutes as you say I doubt you'll get a spike.
    Susan

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    yay!!!! so I wont loose my few fish in my tank TY

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