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Old 11-02-2013, 11:56 AM   #1
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Best affordable 36inch light for planted tank

I am thinking about planting my 36 bowfront, but obviously the stock light isn't going to do much. What is the best light that isn't going to cost a fortune for it?
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Aquatic life linkable dual t5ho lights are a great choice for affordable lighting. It would run you about $100 for one of those.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:15 PM   #3
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I am thinking about planting my 36 bowfront, but obviously the stock light isn't going to do much. What is the best light that isn't going to cost a fortune for it?
Odyssea or aquatic life. Odyssea being cheaper but a little bit worse.

For highlight you will need 4 bulbs for medium light you need 2.
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You can get a 36" odyssea dual T5HO fixture for about 50 bucks. Better price, but lower quality as opposed to aquaticlife. Depending on what you're wanting to grow, however, it could be fine.
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