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Old 02-14-2013, 09:15 PM   #1
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plant growth with this led?

Man I think I kind of messed up lol. I needed a light for the 60 G cube wanting to save money I bought a cheaper LED knock off Beamswork. It's nice as far as the lighting but it's a plated tank. so I read of course after I bough it lol it's not strong enough for plants to grow..

Anyone try with plants?

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Old 02-15-2013, 02:40 PM   #2
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LED lights are not recommended for planted aquariums, They dont produce the light spectrum needed for plants. the plants only utilized red and blue rays from the light spectrum. At minimum daylight fluorescent lights should be used. Also plants have varying light intensity requirements. Ive planted my tank in accordance to what I have for lighting.
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