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post #25 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted by micr0 View Post
Maybe someone else (maybe ask Hoppy) can chime in here but I think that 72 watts over a 12 gallon tank and so close to he substrate could be setting you up for a loosing battle with algae. It may be possible if you really crank up the co2 but it seems like the amount of co2 you would have to use would make uninhabitable for fauna and wasteful of co2.
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