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Old 07-24-2011, 09:44 PM   #1
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Are LED's adequate for plants?

This has probably been answered already, but I haven't found it.

My question:
I have a 29 gallon tank and a 37-gallon tank, both with live plants. I am considering replacing the lights on the 37-gallon tank (at least) with LED's because I am not satisfied with the T5's on the tank since the plants lower down are discoloring and dying. Higher up is ok, but lower down - not so much.

The 29-gallon is 17 inches tall, the 37 is 22 inches tall.

Does anyone have any experience with planted tanks and LED's? Are the results adequate to keep the plants growing?

Recomendations concerning size, colors or whatever the ratings or levels are would be appreciated.

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