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Old 10/03/2017, 03:43 PM   #1
OceanTony666
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Clams and LED lighting

I have a 90 gallons tanks water optimum water parameter mature with a live rock and live fresh Caribsea Aragonitc sand.
Tank is 48, 18 and 24 inches deep. I have two Aquaticlife Halo LED can successfully keep clams, which species? sales people at MarineDepot told me yes but I rather have your inputs.
Thanks a lot
Tony


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Old 10/06/2017, 08:31 PM   #2
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I have never had those lights. Also, there is a big difference in clam light between the different species.

Can you get any PAR readings on them? If they are anything like a Kessil, then they might struggle that deep anywhere outside of the 6" area RIGHT underneath the light.

Deresa or Squamosa might be OK if you can get 200 PAR. I would avoid Crocea and Maxima.


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