New 4x24 T5 HO -Which corals?

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    What easy corals can I put under 96 watts of T5 light? I've always used MH so I really don't know much about corals under T5s.
     
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    What size tank is it on, and does it have ir's?
     
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    20G Long, The light stretches the length just right. "ir's" What?
     
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    individual reflectors, it greatly increases the light output. And that would be more than enough to keep any coral you want, including SPS
     
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    Yeah, that should be perfect for a 20 long..."ir's" are independent reflectors. Which give the light greater light output.
     
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    Ninja'd again! Hahaha
     
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    I have to agree with Smitty and Hannah. You'll be fine with what ever you decide to put in there.
     
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    I have 96 watts of t5 over my 29 gallon tank. I need to keep my more light sensetive corals like acans at the bottom. I also have one SPS that is ecrusting very fast near the top. Also a clam that has grown noticably in the past year. I would say that you would be able to keep anything. I want to try a nem, but am afraid since the tank size is so small.
     
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    I have only a two bulb nova extreme on my mantis tank which is a 20g tall. I can keep sofites....with 4 bulbs you should be able to keep whatever u desire.
     
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