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Old 06-06-2005, 06:48 AM   #11
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any thought on the lighting I should use? I was thinking about those small TL lights, with a whole bunch of them I can also make them simulate a sunset... How many watts would I need???
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any thought on the lighting I should use? I was thinking about those small TL lights, with a whole bunch of them I can also make them simulate a sunset... How many watts would I need???
You might try to ask this question in a different area.. if you want FW with plants then that section.. If its a reef lighting question then there.. Im not sure because I dont know what you want to do with it and I wouldnt have a clue if it was reef related.. I havent looked into that yet... the time will come though..LOL
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Yes, the tank will be for freshwater
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If your wanting plants in your tank and you want a high light grow anything setup that youll need CO2 with then youll want about 510watts of light.. no CO2 medium light plants about 340watts.. low light plants only 170-255 watts..
If you want a fish only setup you will definatly want less then 170 watts of "usable" light

"useable" light- florecent light in the color temperature range of 5000-10000K, 5000-6500K ideal.. antic (blue) light can be added with little to no effect in FW..

If you want plants you are going need to consider mostly CF or NO that would have to be overdrivin. MH can be used if you can get the correct K value in the bulbs..
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