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Old 08-24-2015, 10:42 PM   #1
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Question about light for planted 10g tank

I was looking at what light use for my new 10g tank, it will be planted with low light or beginner plants. I want advice if this http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Lig...ct_top?ie=UTF8 will work? and if not any suggestion?
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Old 08-24-2015, 10:45 PM   #2
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It will work for beginner and low
Light plants such as Java miss anubias and Java fern plus floaters


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Old 08-24-2015, 10:48 PM   #3
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I'd recommend a finned planted plus, or a finned stingray if you want a cheaper light. I have a planted plus on a 10 gal and love it.


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What Cherokee said... Those are some of the best light fixtures in the industry... Pricey tho if you're Ina budget like me... For what you that light will work. As a noob in fish keeping I kept my ten next to a window with actual lighting. ( keep in mind I was a complete noob, now I'm slightly less nooby! Anyway even with closed blinds I grew crypts Java moss and anubias easily. Got a heck a lot of algae with it tho...


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Cheapest and good solution, an architect style lamp and a cfl. Always grew plants in my 10 like wild!


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Lol too many different suggestion, I'm not on a budget but I'm a beginner and this will be my first planted tank and I want to start to with something easy . The Marineland looked like something easy, as it have the hood and the lights but I will look at the others suggestion too.
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Lol too many different suggestion, I'm not on a budget but I'm a beginner and this will be my first planted tank and I want to start to with something easy . The Marineland looked like something easy, as it have the hood and the lights but I will look at the others suggestion too.

I'd go ahead and get a planted plus. Chances are your going to love planted tanks. They're amazing. I wish I had just started with a planted plus instead of going through all sorts of different bulbs and issues with them... Or the finned stingray is about the same cost as the mainland.


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I'd go ahead and get a planted plus. Chances are your going to love planted tanks. They're amazing. I wish I had just started with a planted plus instead of going through all sorts of different bulbs and issues with them... Or the finned stingray is about the same cost as the mainland.


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You mean this one http://www.amazon.com/Finnex-FugeRay...innex+stingray

Those finnex lights look great. I would preferred a hood with light but I guess I can ignore the hood or buy a clear one also.
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You mean this one http://www.amazon.com/Finnex-FugeRay...innex+stingray

Those finnex lights look great. I would preferred a hood with light but I guess I can ignore the hood or buy a clear one also.

I don't have the fugeray. I just have the plain finned planted plus. I thing the finned light with a glass lid looks best. I had a hood before, and i think this looks much nicer.


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I don't have the fugeray. I just have the plain finned planted plus. I thing the finned light with a glass lid looks best. I had a hood before, and i think this looks much nicer.


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I was looking for the planted plus but what I found was this one http://www.amazon.com/Finnex-Planted...x+planted+plus

at least on amazon. Thanks for the advice no matter which one the finnex line looks very nice.
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