Min. light requirements for mushroom anenome?

Discussion in 'Reef Tanks' started by toobs, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. toobs

    toobs New Member

    Do you think they would live under three 30 watt flourecesnts(50/50, actinic, 20000k, in a 20 gallon tank with three small perculas, power filter, powerhead, live sand, live rock,(No protien Skimmer, lots of plants? Is there any varieties that are particuilarrily hardy?
  2. nm reef

    nm reef New Member

    You may be able to keep a few leathers and/or mushrooms...possibly some polyps........
  3. kelly

    kelly New Member

    I would change from the 20,000k bulb to a 10,000K bulb. Other than that, you should not have any problems with the mushrooms. I have raised them on less than you are planning in the past with no problems.
  4. marek

    marek New Member

    yep kelly is right. shrooms seem to adjust OK. i must say they surely dont look their best under very poor lighting, but they will live and still look pretty IMO, even under your lighting. you may want to make sure you place them high on the rocks as close to the light as possible.

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