what is your SPS reef tank average temperature?

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topic was supposed to say " what is your sps reef tank average temperature .... Mine is around 76-5 to 77.0 ... is this good?
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Summer 79.0 to 80.5 and winter 77.5 to 79. Like to keep temp between 79-80 but heater is too small to keep up at night when lights are off.
 

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I set up a tank at my friends house and he leaves the windows open during the summer with no fans on his tank and runs two 250w halides in a canopy! His tank I didn’t measure but it was HOT to the touch. Not warm, hot. If I had to guess it was maybe 90 degrees on average and maybe got cooler during the night. The acro frags I out in there survived and grew slowly, more so because of his husbandry was bad but I was shocked when I felt the temp when I was there last. The acros were colored really wierd, tan with fluorescent colors in there kinda swirled in spots. I put them in my tank when we took the tank down and they darkened up to normal colors quick and started growing right away.
A tank can be run MANY ways, as long as it’s consistent. I used to keep my temp at 75 in my last acro tank.
 

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