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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-16-2013, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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Light for an ADA 60-F?

I'm starting a new tank and need recommendations on the lighting system. Planning on a nice HC carpet and using CO2. I was looking at the AquaticLife Dual Lamp T5 HO 24". What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-16-2013, 11:13 PM
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If you just want to carpet HC, a suspended Finnex Ray 2 would do fine. I just got the 18" Ray 2 for our 60-F... I just need to put the DIY conduit pipe light hanger together.
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Would it be too much light if I just hang it on the tank? Or do you know where I can buy a light hanger for the Finnex?
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Re: Light for an ADA 60-F?

Well the 60-F is 7" tall so you can get high light from the Fugeray if you want to place it on the tank. You'll probably get 90+ PAR right under the light.
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Thanks for the replies. I'll probably get a Finnex 24" and try to suspend it above the tank somehow.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-19-2013, 05:51 AM
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Well if you suspend it, you should get the Ray 2 instead of the Fugeray...

Here's some other tanks that have done suspensions and links that might help:
Finnex Ray II / FugeRay Hanging Kit
First planted tank. ADA Mini-L. 808, HI !!!FILLED 3/25/13!!!
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh....php?p=1971974
http://www.carolinafishtalk.com/foru...ing-stand.html
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