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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-30-2012, 12:06 AM Thread Starter
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Lighting for 20 gallon tank?

Hello, I'm starting a new 20 gallon dirted planted tank, no CO2.
I was wondering what some are some good light fixtures I could use?

I had great help on my last tank from the forum, and I'm glad to be asking questions here
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-30-2012, 12:44 AM
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CFLs in clamp lights. Economical, good for low tech tanks or small ones.


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Thanks! Any places you would suggest to buy theses?
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Thanks! Any places you would suggest to buy theses?
Home Depot. Look for the 6500K spiral flourescent bulbs. I know for a fact that GE makes them.

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Home Depot. Look for the 6500K spiral flourescent bulbs. I know for a fact that GE makes them.

Sent from my phone via my job's wifi, most likely.

Thanks guys! I made a trip to the home depot and picked up 2 lamps, with 2 40 watt, 5000k CFL's.

Will that be adequite? Thanks!
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