Reef Breeders Photon settings

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Hey everyone! I could really use some assistance with getting my photon setup. Can anyone recommend settings for peak daytime levels? I’ve nuked a few frags now and could use someone who has experience with the light. It’s a lot more to figure out than T5s that we’re either on, or off . For reference, Im going for a more natural look as opposed to something that is super blue
 
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These are really powerful lights. A par meter would be your best friend. To give you an idea. I run a max intensity of 45% on channels 3,5,6 and channels 4 at 14%. I find running channel 4 at about 1/3rd of 3,5,6 doesn’t give it too much of a blue look. At this intensity with the lights mounted 14 inches above the water line I get 100 par on the sand bed. Tank height is about 29 inches. There’s several variables that would determine your par goals. My tank will house Softies and LPS. No need to blast them too much. Brs did a video on these light also. It’s worth a watch.
 
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I may have had a combination of issues then. My lights were only about 8” off the water surface on a 24” deep tank and some of my blues were initially running close to 80%. I think I may have found the reason I nuked some of my corals….
 
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