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Can I be able to used my reef light for planted tank? Or it is too much light? What you guy think.
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Meh,

I have DIY led lighting with multiple channels at different wavelengths. I can turn the whites and reds off leaving only the royal blues on (450ish nm) and make my plants pearl if i turn them up to 100%. Both plants and corals have chloraphyll. Sure there might be an optimal balance in spectrum and I doubt my plants would be happy with only 450nm for a long period of time(the fish were freaked out too) but it's not like plants won't grow from a reef light.

I think a 20k light over a planted tank would look terrible though. Especially red plants. A 10k light would be ok if there isnt too much PAR.
 
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