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post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-01-2003, 11:27 PM
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If you read that they produce mass amounts of algae, maybe you should not use them in a planted tank!!! But there are many other factors that will contribute to algae blooms like an imbalance in nutrients.

I think that the best ones for me are some T-8 flourecents in the 5500K to 6500K range. That is what I use and have not any algae problems.

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