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Old 06-05-2007, 07:35 AM   #1
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Planted 29 gal tank

I have a 29 gal tank that I would like to plant. It has a sand substrate and a twin tube light strip with 34W. What do you recommend that would handle the lighting? I have a ton of Jungle val in my 55 gal tank but I am not sure if it could take that little of lighting.
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34w over a 29g gives you @1.1 wpg, which is exactly where I started originally. I was able to grow Vals, ferns and a number of other plants with no problems.
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Do you think the depth of the tank will be an issue?
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I don't think the depth is a problem. I'm growing vals in my 45 (2 feet tall!) with a 50W twin tube and they are doing ok. They aren't doing as well as the ones in my discus tank (130W CF, 55 gal) but they are still green at least! It's worth a try.
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