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Old 11-12-2014, 09:47 AM   #1
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So many lights to choose from???

I thought, I had it narrowed down to a dual t5 ho lamp.

Jeez! Then I watched a YouTube video on t5 versus led. Wow!

So my question is: what type of led output do I need for medium light plants? I do my want to go high light.
I have a 55 gallon.

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Finnex planted plus and celebrate with a cocktail!

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That was suppose to say I do not want to go high light.

Thanks brookster! Any other suggestions or opinions out there?


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That would give you low end of medium light..

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Old 11-13-2014, 09:42 AM   #6
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I've got a question. If the finnex goes out, is it replaceable or do you have to buy another complete fixture?


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I've got a question. If the finnex goes out, is it replaceable or do you have to buy another complete fixture?


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So many questions. Will I have to remove my hood to attach it? Because I don't want too much water evaporation. I have just the normal 2 separate hoods that come with a 55 gallon. Btw thanks for all your help.


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Exactly! Leds also have good resale value incase you dont want a planted tank 5 years down the road..Is it a glass top? Can you post a pic?
Anytime I like talking about tanks and plants and fish and leds and co2 and drop checkers and apistos and stuff...
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