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Old 10-23-2008, 11:52 AM   #1
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Question Lighting Question Moderate?

Hey guys just want to know about moderate lighting? What do you guys consider Moderate lighting? Meaning how many watts do you need for Moderate lighting? Let me know....

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If you are asking by watts that`s a tough one because you just dont measure by watts anymore. Things like intensity and par have to be factored in. I`ll give you an answer but it`s only a guess. I`d say 3-5 watts per gallon would be my guess. If you were talking about lighting types I would say PC`s and VHO`s would be moderate lighting and T5`s and MH`s would be in the high light range. Just some guesses on my part.
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I'd go with that answer as well
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If you are asking by watts that`s a tough one because you just dont measure by watts anymore. Things like intensity and par have to be factored in. I`ll give you an answer but it`s only a guess. I`d say 3-5 watts per gallon would be my guess. If you were talking about lighting types I would say PC`s and VHO`s would be moderate lighting and T5`s and MH`s would be in the high light range. Just some guesses on my part.
What are PC's?
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I should have said Compact flourecents like these

Compact Fluorescent Aquarium Lighting: Dual Satellite Compact Fluorescent Fixtures
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Duh... lol
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Thanks guys now I have alot more clear idea....
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Yeah Power compacts and compact flourecents. Same thing basically.
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Hey tank, what ever happened with the other lights you were looking at, just kinda curious.....
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