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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-20-2013, 01:05 AM Thread Starter
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Help with lighting for 65 gallon low tech

I moved some plants from a 30 gallon to a 65 gallon. My plan is for low tech/low light set-up. I cannot decide what LED to go with. I have been combing the lighting threads for 2 weeks, and love all the information, but it's making me so indecisive! I keep thinking the Finnex Fuge Ray is right, but then I wonder if I should go with the Finnex Ray 2. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid the Ray 2 will be too much light, and the Fuge Ray will be too little... Any advice?
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The Fugeray 36 inch long light is the one that would give you the best light intensity - 30 to 35 micromols of PAR. This is a bit high for not using CO2, but if you use Excel instead, it should work well.

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Thank you - Hoppy! Decision made!
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