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Lighting

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by ladielucie, Aug 5, 2017.

  1. ladielucie

    ladielucie Registered

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    Hi, i am starting up a 50 litre shallow tank 45 cms depth and width and 30 cms high. Keeping corals, shrimps etc, and maybe one or two fish. Looking at either an Aquaray Horizon tile or Kessil blue Tuna Led light, has anyone any ideas which would be best for keeping the corals which will include blastos and acans. Thanx
     
  2. Realist

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    For a smaller tank I like the Aquaray Horizon myself but each have their own preference.
     
  3. ladielucie

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    Would it be strong enough for any other corals apart from softies?
     
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    Kessil :)
     
  5. doug_amanda

    doug_amanda Admin Staff Member

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    The aqua ray would probably be ok, the kessil would definitely be ok,

    Forefront in my mind would be the aqua ray has been designed to look good on shallow rimless tanks, the kessil has been designed to keep coral's.
    Which one are you looking at? The A80 tuna blue :)
     
  6. Realist

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    Ive seen a few tanks use the Kessil blue Tuna Led light and they look cool and run quality tanks as well.

    If I had a choice and was starting from fresh yes I would choose the Kessil blue Tuna Led light.
     
  7. ladielucie

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    Would the A80 tuna blue be enough, would like to think it was without going up to the next size?
     
  8. doug_amanda

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    I've never seen one in the flesh so to speak, but looking on the net I would say so, especially with your tank only 300mm deep.
     
  9. ladielucie

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    I did look at them on the website, think it is the way to go, want to get it right and not have to change lights further down the line, will pick Marks' brains at Taunton Aquatics. Good excuse for a visit to LFS :whistling:
     
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    I would say 1 kessil would be fine for that size tank you could just adjust the height to get the right spread
     
  11. ladielucie

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    Thanx, will be looking at them
     
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