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Old 03-29-2009, 02:19 PM   #1
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Natural light effect on tank?


Does natural light intensity have any effect on the tank (with plants).
I am asking as i wonder if my tank would be fine in my conservatory?
(I live in scotland, so generally not too bright!!)



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Old 03-29-2009, 06:03 PM   #2
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I have a tank that gets about 2 to 3 hours of sunlight in the morning, the only adverse effect is the plants grow faster in it than any other non CO2 tank I have. Since it is very heavily planted there doesn't seem to be much algae either.

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Old 03-29-2009, 06:39 PM   #3
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+2 on the natural sunlight. My 75 SW is in my kitchen by big windows and I love the way the LR is popping out with new growth of "things". I might not get as much since the glass is tempered, but when the windows are open it gets full force. Chaeto grows well with it also, and like Joy13...no algae !!!
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