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Old 07-09-2020, 12:48 PM   #1
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Ok im old school n used to watts per gallon. Kirsty getting back into it after years. How do you calculate what you Neff for Lighting in a tank for plants im looking to plant low-med plants. It's a 30 gallon or 113 liters. Light used top be 1-2 watts a balloon but with led I heard that doesn't hold anymore. Any direction would be great ty
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Low demand plants 10 to 20 lumens per litre. Medium demand plants 20 to 40 lumens per litre. x4ish to convert to gallons.
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I ended up getting this. It should do good for low light.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083Z643BM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_AV8bFbD15H65G
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