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Old 12-14-2011, 12:02 AM   #1
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Lighting questions

So I have some African cichlids and I am looking to make their colors really stand out. I have a coral life t5ho dual bulb light and was wondering what bulbs to use I currently have a coral life 10000k and a 6700k in it should I look into the colormax bulb coral life makes or maybe another brand? I have no live plants either and feedback would be greatly appreciated

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You could go with an actinic if you like bluer light. I would either replace the 6700K with 18000K or an actinic bulb, depending on which look you prefer.

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Old 12-14-2011, 12:34 AM   #3
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I like the blue and daylight look. I also have a African Cichlid tank. 75 gallon. 4 bulbs T5 HO

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