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Old 11-11-2011, 07:48 PM   #1
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are HO lights necessary for UNplanted 90 G

Looking at getting a light system for my 90 G (perhaps a Coralife system) my question is are the HO upgrades worth the extra money if i dont have plants?
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You don't need any lights if you don't have plants, corals, or anything else photosynthetic.
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Old 11-11-2011, 07:58 PM   #3
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I should have stated these are purely asthetic i just wanted to know if standard T5 lights would adequately light the bottom of my 90
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:01 PM   #4
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Standard T5 lights will be plenty to illuminate your tank.
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Old 11-12-2011, 12:28 AM   #5
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Plenty of light
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