Good LED, or keep T5 for Solana?

Discussion in 'Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment' started by felixfish, Feb 13, 2012.

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    felixfish newbie reefer

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    I am possibly getting a Solana 34g tank. I have an Odyssea 4-T5HO light on my 20 tall now. I was going to swop everything over the the Solana eventually. Would I be ok with the T5 light (2-10K's & Actinic's), or would this LED fixture be sufficient for soft, & LPS corals?

    Could I possibly change out the 2 blue actinics with additional 10, 12, or 14K lights to increase the power PAR?
    Thanks,

    Here is my current Odyssea T5 fixture
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    The light you have now would be better suited to keeping corals than the LED fixture you posted
     
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    i was able to keep sps on my 37 gallon with that same t5 light, with stock bulbs. and a 37 gallon is a real deep tank at 23"
     
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    Ok that answers my next question with keeping SPS. Would you be able to keep a crocea clam on the sand bed?
     
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