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Old 11-10-2011, 08:16 PM   #1
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Best lights for a medium lighted 10 gallon?

So I've been googling through many forums and articles about what would be the best light to choose. I don't know if it's just me but I cant seem to find any help.

I just want something that would grow plants easily.
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Old 11-10-2011, 08:47 PM   #2
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Well this is what I've come up with, any feedback?

Aquarium Light Strip 20" Freshwater Plant Discus 36W | eBay

Current USA Nova Extreme T5 X2 Aquarium Lighting Fixture, 2X18 Watt, 18 inch

http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Dou...0972299&sr=8-2

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Old 11-10-2011, 08:52 PM   #3
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Lighting solutions for a 10gal aren't the easiest to come by. There are two good choices on the page I linked below... The cf fixture or the LED fixture on that page rated for 10 gals would be wonderful medium light fixtures for a 10. The price isnt cheap... But I can tell you from experience that their fixtures are high quality.

http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?m...ex&cPath=72_74
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Old 11-10-2011, 08:58 PM   #4
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I like this one:

http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?m...8b2jqscmfb7451

This one would work?
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I use this one on my little 10gallon. So far it is doing well, this is my first dive into planted but it is so far so good. I'm only keeping a couple Java ferns and some java moss right now but they are doing well.

http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Dou...0972299&sr=8-2
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:15 PM   #6
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I use this one on my little 10gallon. So far it is doing well, this is my first dive into planted but it is so far so good. I'm only keeping a couple Java ferns and some java moss right now but they are doing well.

http://www.amazon.com/Marineland-Dou...0972299&sr=8-2
Yeah that's one of the fixtures I found, seems good. Although the one Fort linked has much more LED's.
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This one works great for my purposes. When I started this tank it was my first planted and first sand bottom. It's more of a learning test for me. Once I move I will be setting up and building much larger tanks this is just a majorly scaled down version of future plans lol.
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I like this one:

http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?m...8b2jqscmfb7451

This one would work?
Yes that would work well.
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Okay thanks, I wanted something that was sleek & modern looking too, this works!
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Ah aqua forest would be the place for that then ! Great design... But you pay for it.
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