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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 06:45 AM Thread Starter
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65 bow lightning

im planing to buy a bow front tank, its has a measure of 46"x14"x24" do you think the 150 MH would be great, i want it to be a high light setup

oh the tank is 65G

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 05:22 PM
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One MH bulb probably is not going to provide even lighting for your 65G. You may see high light in the center but shadow on both sides. Illuminate your tank every two feet with one Metal Halide Bulb or get a MH and PC combo set up. Just my 2 cents.
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