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Can a Rio Mini Sun grow coral?


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That is the question I am seeking an answer to. I picked up a 14g Biocube from Nomrcymike today and he gave me a 200 bulb LED lighting arrangement for it along with a Mini Sun by Rio which is I think 10 bulbs. Well the main LED set up needs a little work as some of the bulbs weren't firing...

 

Anyone know how to fix this?

 

But until I get it running I am going to try and use just the Rio Mini Sun and introduce some Zoanthids to the tank and see how they do.....got any thoughts?

 

I am very interested in getting this LED arrangement working, so if you wanna take a stab at it and feel confident I may pay you in coral to fix it.

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Re: Can a Rio Mini Sun grow coral?

 

For those who don't know the Rio Mini Sun is a clip on 10 bulb 12 watt total LED light. Since I am working with a 14 gallon I will use 2 for a total of 24 watts....so.....will anything live outside of my shrimp or starfish?

 

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Re: Can a Rio Mini Sun grow coral?

 

Well....so far so good....set the tank up last night and did a 10g water change on the 60....then used that 10g plus a fresh 5g more then added small colony of zoa's and the Harliquin....

 

Today....zoas wide open and gave harli a CC leg to chow on.

 

Light being used is a 12w Rio Mini Sun 10 bulb clip on LED. I went with the all blue one to show better color.

 

Will update with pic's tomorrow.

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No and no....lol. but I want to get it plumbed and want the delivery to happen

 

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How about the name did I get it right-I cant believe I am in sales-cant forget a face but I meet so many new people each day it is difficult to keep them all straight-DOH!

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I read that those rio minis have .01 watt leds totaling up to about 1 watt total in usable light. Surprising they are that bright though.

 

Also for your plumbing, to avoid extra pumps, go from big tank overflow to fill small tank, and small tank overflow to your sump under the big tank.

 

I have to go somewhere so it'll be nice to see pics of the back to see if that'll work good.

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