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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 150 gallon 5'x2'x2' running co2 will this light be considered high light or medium.It is a sun tek with 6 54watt t5ho.Im wanting to up my lighting so the reds will pop in the plants.Thanks in advance.
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Definitely very high light, you will need CO2 and maybe see if it will allow you to run just 4 bulbs.
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Thanks for the reply I am running co2 and the lights have two switches you can run four,two or all six.I figured I would run four most of the time with a two hour period of all six.So would four be considered high light also.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-06-2013, 07:38 PM
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i run that fixture on my 75 gallon. i run 2 bulbs for a 9 hour photoperiod. i run the other 4 bulbs for 3 hours in the middle. fixture is hung 10 inches over my tank.. yeah its a lot of light
bulb selection will also play a factor in this
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