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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-15-2011, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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am i low light or what?

so i have a solarmax, 14W T5 bulb over my 20L, directly on top of the glass canopy.

is that considered low light?

and i've been tinkering with the idea of using co2 in my tanks now...
would i need a stronger light?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-15-2011, 02:51 PM
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it doesnt matter what your level of light is, co2 is beneficial either way.
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+1 orchidman

CO2 will always help the plants and make them look their best.

I would say that you have low light tho, t5NO right?
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i should probably know if it's t5no or t5ho but... i dont. :p
care to share or poitn me in the right direction to find out?
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If the bulb is ~22-24" long its an NO ^^
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