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Old 01-21-2012, 03:57 PM   #1
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If I put 2 flourescent 2700k bulbs in would I have a 5200k light output or still 2700k?
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K is the colour of the light I believe.

I don't think 2 of the same lamps would make a different light colour.

Don't quote me on this tho!
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Two 2700k bulbs will still be 2700k. If you want to grow plants you need 5000-10000K.
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I figured so, need to head to town then. Im doing a 10g plant only to grow healthy plants to transplant to my bigger ones later, do I need a heater? My temp in tank now is 73įF
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I figured so, need to head to town then. Im doing a 10g plant only to grow healthy plants to transplant to my bigger ones later, do I need a heater? My temp in tank now is 73įF
No need for a heater if it's just got plants in it.
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Thinking of one small feeder size goldfish in my plat tank for the ammonia, plants love it I understand
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Thinking of one small feeder size goldfish in my plat tank for the ammonia, plants love it I understand
I wouldn't. Feeder goldfish can grow to a foot or more and will become stunted in a 10g. If you don't want a heater get 3-4 WCMM but the tank will need to be cycled to avoid ammonia spikes if the plants don't consume enough.
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Not to mention the feeder goldfish will eat your plants!

A much better fish choice would be an algae eating crew - siamese algae eater, otocinclus, or other small fish.
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Not to mention the feeder goldfish will eat your plants!

A much better fish choice would be an algae eating crew - siamese algae eater, otocinclus, or other small fish.
Not in a 10g...
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