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Old 01/20/2020, 08:30 AM   #1
colgan10
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Kessil A360x Lighting question

I am setting up a new tank the tank is 72x30x32. It has been up and running for about a month and a half now. I currently have 3 A360x lights on the tank and the shimmer and tank looks great. I am getting back into reefing i have been out of the game the past 7 years and I had always used metal halide lights in the past with great success. My question is this enough light to keep SPS corals or do i need to add more Kessils if anyone has experience with these i would greatly appreciate it.


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Old 01/20/2020, 06:49 PM   #2
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IMHO, you’ll need at least a couple more due to the depth Unless you are very careful with placement.


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Old 01/21/2020, 07:10 PM   #3
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Without the add on focusing lenses they may struggle to punch down 32”. Also, shading will eventually become an issue.


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Old 01/22/2020, 08:02 AM   #4
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I am running 3) A360X's on my 180 gal mixed reef. I added 4 T5 for shading which really helped. You will at least need focusing rings because of depth and possibly a fourth A360X. The addition of T5's, if you go that route, seems to slow down the shimmer a little but still looks great.


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