Lets make an LED tanks par database with builds?

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Par database with tank builds, specially acropora-dominant, under LED lights

Hi folks, I believe this is a REALLY cloudy topic.
Most of @Dana Riddle ’s amazing articles have shown that 250-350 PAR is pretty adequate for most Acropora.

On the other hand we have seen many extreme PAR (800ish) advocates among acropora keepers.

I understand many acro keepers use MH / T5s. But it is a forever growing method to keep those corals under LEDs. But most LED users have burnt many corals while using above 400 par exposure.

I would also like to point out a great paralel threat of PAR database, that´s amazing: https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/r2r-par-database.538894/page-7

I also understand that many experienced reefers do not have the time to update small topics like this, but already have made detailed Tank Builds.

My suggestion: are you aware of tank builds for acros under LED that seriously measured PAR? It would be nice to post those builds and I encourage anyone who can to post it under here.

I post my par readings as an example, but my tank is a child and not a great example to be followed, but it would be nice to post other tank build links with the tank owner and lights used. My example goes under this post...
 
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There is already a good one going with some builds here I think Thread '**** R2R Par Database ****' https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/r2r-par-database.538894/

Yeah. That's a very cool database. I have even sent my tank PAR readings over there!

I took the liberty of opening this paralel thread for 3 reasons:

1 - trying to focus on LED PAR readings, it seems to me that mixing T5/MH info makes information quite messy

2 - in this case, I´m not asking the tank owner to send PAR readings (which would be great, but it seems most people do not have time available for that), so instead I´m checking every single build thread for those that did read PAR and those that use LEDs. This could be done by anyone else, so this database could become much larger...

3 - I´m also very interested in checking LED PAR for those that have kept Acros for a really long time, so this could add a lot
 
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Yeah. That's a very cool database. I have even sent my tank PAR readings over there!

I took the liberty of opening this paralel thread for 3 reasons:

1 - trying to focus on LED PAR readings, it seems to me that mixing T5/MH info makes information quite messy

2 - in this case, I´m not asking the tank owner to send PAR readings (which would be great, but it seems most people do not have time available for that), so instead I´m checking every single build thread for those that did read PAR and those that use LEDs. This could be done by anyone else, so this database could become much larger...

3 - I´m also very interested in checking LED PAR for those that have kept Acros for a really long time, so this could add a lot
Gotcha.
here are my par readings if that helps. Only LED

Tank build: https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/cvs-noobie-75g-tank-year-3.440927/post-7559756

Tank owner: @boacvh

Lights: Kessil 360x
 

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