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Old 10-31-2011, 02:24 AM   #1
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Recommendation for Plant Light Fixture

What's a good light fixture that you could recommend for a 75g (4ft tank)?

I'm thinking about buying this light fixture since I have no hood: https://www.thatpetplace.com/pet/pro...56/product.web
It has a one year warranty. It was also one of the least expensive light fixture.

Then buy this lamp:
https://www.thatpetplace.com/pet/pro...38/product.web

I'm planting my tank with java moss and java fern, but I want to leave myself open to plants with higher light requirement if I ever decide to go in that direction.
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Old 10-31-2011, 02:45 AM   #2
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I recently got this one
48" T5 HO Aquarium Lighting Freshwater Plant 162W Timer | eBay

And it's great so far, the timer is fantastic.
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Old 10-31-2011, 09:15 PM   #3
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How serious are you about a high-light tank? A four-bulb T8 shop light is a cheap option that can produce good results. It doesn't pack the same punch as a good T5HO or serious LED fixture, but it doesn't punch you nearly as hard in the wallet either.
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Old 10-31-2011, 09:27 PM   #4
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I recently got this one
48" T5 HO Aquarium Lighting Freshwater Plant 162W Timer | eBay

And it's great so far, the timer is fantastic.
how long have you had this?
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:42 AM   #5
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Just a few weeks so far, deckape has one also, there is info in his 55gallon with driftwood thread.
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