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Old 03-28-2015, 02:01 PM   #1
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lighting a low tech 55gal

I have a 55gal planted tank that ive been struggling with. I want this to be a low tech low maintenance tank. So no Co2, w/ min ferts.

Anyways my old light was much too bright so i bought a shoplight from lowes its has 2 48" T8 bulbs. the bulbs sit about 20" from the substrate.

Is this light adequate for low light or is it still too much light?

The bulbs are 1 6500k and 1 8000k and the photoperiod is currently 9.5 hours
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