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I have a fluval 13.5 gallon tank with the current orbit marine LED light. I’m wondering what Light settings are best for coral growth? How long should I have have my lights running? My coral is struggling. Answers please!
 
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I have a fluval 13.5 gallon tank with the current orbit marine LED light. I’m wondering what Light settings are best for coral growth? How long should I have have my lights running? My coral is struggling. Answers please!
I had a dual current led setup on my 65. I think I ran blues at around 75-80 and whites at about 30 to 40. Typically I ran 12 hour total with an hour of sunup and sundown. Soft corals seemed to like it.
 
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I had a dual current led setup on my 65. I think I ran blues at around 75-80 and whites at about 30 to 40. Typically I ran 12 hour total with an hour of sunup and sundown. Soft corals seemed to like it.
I went on YouTube and they were talking about sunrise red 74% green nine blue 76 white zero daylight read 74 green 29 blue 100 white 65 and then sunset red 74 green nine blue 75 white zero and moon light red zero green zero blue five white zero seems to be a lot of red in there and green
 
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I went on YouTube and they were talking about sunrise red 74% green nine blue 76 white zero daylight read 74 green 29 blue 100 white 65 and then sunset red 74 green nine blue 75 white zero and moon light red zero green zero blue five white zero seems to be a lot of red in there and green
Wow it sounds like they are just trying to grow a ton of algae
 

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Can I ask why? Just looking at it, the stock fluval Evo light is better than that Current Marine option. I use a fluval led timer I got for $6 at petsmart to ramp and control it. I’d rather retain the original lids and light myself. Just curious what the motivation is?
 

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You can run your lights for about 10hrs if your doing a ramping up and down schedule with 5 or 6 of those hours being full power. I'd keep reds and greens pretty low, whites around half power, and blues near full power. Sorry I can't give exact percentages, it's been many years since I've used current marine
 
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Can I ask why? Just looking at it, the stock fluval Evo light is better than that Current Marine option. I use a fluval led timer I got for $6 at petsmart to ramp and control it. I’d rather retain the original lids and light myself. Just curious what the motivation is?
Sounds like a good idea to me
 
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You can run your lights for about 10hrs if your doing a ramping up and down schedule with 5 or 6 of those hours being full power. I'd keep reds and greens pretty low, whites around half power, and blues near full power. Sorry I can't give exact percentages, it's been many years since I've used current marine
Great, thanks
 

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