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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 02:00 PM
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If you want low tech why upgrade? I have the old halogen version of the fluval edge 6. I swapped out the bulbs for stock replacement LED's. I grow crypts, java fern, and anubius nana petite very well with this light and the tank is almost 100% algae free, but that is probably with some help from the cherry shrimp and couple nerites running around.
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 12:40 AM
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Just received my FugeRay 16" for my Fluval Spec V (5G). I think its perfect for low-light. Remove the legs and you will approach mid-light. It also makes the tank pop compared to the stock LED light assembly.

I think for any tank around this size, the FugeRay 16" is perfect. It's also clear that the Ray II 16" or 18" would be far too much for low-tech setup (unless all you're growing are mosses).
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
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Fugeray 30 or ray 2...

I want a medium tech planted tank on 20g long. Which lighting would be best?
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 02:22 AM
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I have a 20H with a Ray2 and I had to put two layers of window screen since I was getting algae issues. I now have it suspended like 8" above the water level.
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