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Old 01-17-2011, 03:33 AM   #1
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Question 10 gal sump need lighting help

Alright well i have a 10 gal sump now with some macro algea. im possative i dont hav enough light for i becasue its like a 10wat or sometin and it doesnt even come close to any of my standerds D: should i use a 65 watt 2700k warm white heres a link Amazon.com: 65 Watt - CFL - 325 W Equal - 2700K Warm White - CRI 80 - 55 Lumens per Watt - 15 Month Warranty - Energy Miser 665: Home Improvement just hav no idea wat light to use for macro algea leave any responnces i rlly need some help with this 1
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Old 01-17-2011, 05:17 AM   #2
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hey there...i also using that type of bulb for my algae....but mine is only 24W...anyway, can i know what type of algae..?? mine is chaeto algae....
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that's fine, but i would look for something that is about 5000-6500k.
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Aany grow light should suffice. They are usually in the 5k - 6.5k range. 18 - 24 watt.
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can u guys leave me a link for a good light and the type of mcro algea is unknown but seems to work in my over flow box atm :p it hitchked but its great
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Compact Fluorescent CFL 23W 120V 6500K Spiral Shaped Light Bulb, Replaces 100w Incandescent - 23W 120V Spiral Shaped Light Bulb
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Old 01-17-2011, 12:31 PM   #7
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ty and ur sure this is good enough?
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good enough to grow algae? yup. i'm sure.
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