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LED Lighting and UV Deficiency

It has occurred to me lately that LED lighting has a complete lack of UV light. some UV is necessary for correct coral Growth. have you heard anything on this? it is still early in the game for long term exposure studies, but they seem to work fine for me and everybody else. just I need to know.



Now, sps near the surface in nature obviously get some UV. The Zooxanthellae (Chlorophyll A peaks in the 410-420nm spectrum which helps feed the algae) can get this needed UV via 420 nm light… Continue

Added by Greg Watkins on January 31, 2013 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

“Old Tank Syndrome”; Experienced; and Resolved?

Old Tank Syndrome Pt. 1

This blog is obviously about old tank syndrome, but more importantly, it is about a fish.

Bird

 

A while back I posted a query about “old tank syndrome”. Something I had heard of, but never really understood why it occurred, or when.  I have heard that 20 years is about the “life span of a reef tank”. I never really have heard an explanation…

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Added by Greg Watkins on January 13, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Shark Reef Aquarium - Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

 

Visiting Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas



 

Aqua hobbyists visiting Las Vegas are in for a real meaty treat. Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay offers one of the…

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Added by Meet Reef on July 8, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

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Added by Meet Reef on June 14, 2011 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

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