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Old 11-20-2012, 09:28 AM   #1
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5g Lighting

What is an inexpensive way to light my 5g for good growth of low/med plants?

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Dimensions are 16Lx8Wx10H
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:11 PM   #2
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You can get a 16" incandescent light strip and add a 10w CFL daylight. The long "U" shaped aquarium bulb is better than the spiral type. You should be able to get all this from a big pet store or even Walmart. I have the same tank (5.5 gallon) with a Finnex Fuge LED light. It's a bit more pricy but it looks great. I could post a pic.
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Yes Post pic please
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How many kelvins on that cfl 10 watt ?
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:31 PM   #5
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How many kelvins on that cfl 10 watt ?
6500K if I remember right. I've used them for ages.
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