Understanding reef lighting

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I’m pretty new to the saltwater hobby, specifically corals. My fish are doing great but I have a few questions regarding the lighting in my tank relevant to corals. My lights are LED and I do not have a parmeter. I understand the recommended par is 150 (I have some LPS). I have 4x 1 Watt, Cool White lights with 10,000K each / 80 lumens and 4x 1 Watt, Blue Lights with 445nm / 475 lumens each. They are individuals pods on a track light.
Unfortunately my white lights are not dimmable, so just wondering if this setup is okay?

My tank is 1m long, 55cm wide and 60cm deep
My current corals are just a Torch, Zoa frag and Pink Goniopora frag

Also my lighting period is 8 hours of peak (this is white including the blue) and then 4 hours of the blue lights

Thanks in advance - I am really lost with lights as I’m new to corals
 
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Your best bet is to rent or see if you can borrow a PAR meter from someone. Better yet is if you can find someone with a PAR meter that can help you take the readings. We humans can’t accurately gauge light levels just by looking at them, so often what we think is too much - isn’t (and vice-versa).
 

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