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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
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55g lighting


I ordered a Finnex Fugeray 48" fixture for my new 55g planted tank. What level plants will I be able to keep with that light without dosing CO2? I figure I can keep low light plants but will it be enough light for medium or high?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 05:23 PM
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According to the PAR Data sticky in the Finnex section below, the 48" Fugeray would give you ~40 micromols of par at a 20" depth, which will put you in the low - medium-low light range.

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