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Old 06-16-2014, 08:39 PM   #1
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Finnex Planted Plus or Ray 2?

I'm still using an undersized and underpowered Marineland single bright LED on my newish 29 gallon. I want something a little brighter to help my plants grow better/healthier. If I keep mostly low or moderate light plants, would the Finnex Planted plus be a better choice? Or should I go for the Ray 2 since it's only a few bucks more on Amazon? My current plants are Java Fern, Java Moss, Anacharis, Anubias, Rotala Indica, Water Sprite, Dwarf Sag, and Pennywort. I've got a glass top and 18" of water to penetrate.
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Old 06-16-2014, 08:54 PM   #2
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Planted plus would have better color and you shouldn't have to use co2

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Old 06-16-2014, 09:19 PM   #3
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Planted plus will be a good fit for your setup..mines kicking butt on my 20 tall (16")

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For your plants the planted + should be fine. However if you want to move into higher light levels theres no reason to waste money on a light fixture you will need to upgrade before too long.
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Old 06-16-2014, 10:18 PM   #5
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Finnex Fugeray Planted Plus. I love mine.
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Old 06-17-2014, 12:43 AM   #6
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Awesome! Thanks guys. That's the direction I was leaning. I'm not going to want to mess with CO2 or any fussy, high light plants in the near future, so the Planted Plus sounds like the right choice.
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You could also get a Build My Led Fixture and buy a dimmer, so that you can start with low-medium light, and move to high light if you want to. Hope this helps!
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Thanks for the tip. Didn't know that existed. Too expensive for me at the moment.
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