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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-13-2013, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
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fugeray and hairgrass

Would a finnex fugeray on a 20 long tank, be enough to grow dwarf hairgrass?
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-15-2013, 01:41 PM Thread Starter
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Just planted DHG with Fugeray

Just added a 3x5 bunch to my low tech Fugeray tank.

Will let you know in a week or two how it goes.


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Light: Finnex Fugeray
Substrate: ADA aqausoil
Tank: Standard 10 gallon
CO2: None
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well, it depends I will tell you my experience. I am using a RAYII on a larger tank. I am getting par readings of about 45 right on my DHG and it is spreading rapidly. I would say any reading of 35-45 would give you adequate to good growth. So look at the par charts for the fixture for the depth of your tank and if you are going to get those levels I would say yes. Make sense?
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Ill answer for you. Looks like you should be perfect with you tank size. Its 30X12X12 right? So assume the fixture is 3 inches of the water and you have 3 inches of subtrate so the fixture will be 12 inches form your hairgrass. par of 48 almost exactly what I am getting. I am also running pressurized CO2 at 30ppm and get rapid spreading. I say definitive yes.

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Would a finnex fugeray on a 20 long tank, be enough to grow dwarf hairgrass?

more than Enough light, u might need Co2 also
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-15-2013, 03:52 PM Thread Starter
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I figured it would be good. I just wanted some second opinions, because I have read a lot about people having problems growing hairgrass. Any idea where to buy hairgrass so I know for when I set my tank up.
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Light Finnex fugeray
Substrate Eco Complete
Co2 Yes
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I buy my plants from petsmart just bought the last bunch of hairgrass they had out here
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I figured it would be good. I just wanted some second opinions, because I have read a lot about people having problems growing hairgrass. Any idea where to buy hairgrass so I know for when I set my tank up.
Thanks

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Light Finnex fugeray
Substrate Eco Complete
Co2 Yes
I would say the people having problems have deeper tanks. On a 12 inch deep tank its much easier to get a light that can get the job done and finnex have the oomph you need. I wouldnt go anymore than that or you will run into algae problems Also I am on a 8 hour light cycle. I wouldnt go longer than that especially at first. Check out my thread I am growing DHG in ecocomplete with pressurized CO2 and dosing ferts EI.
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