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post #3 of (permalink) Old 10-06-2012, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
Michael M
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Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Charleston, IL
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Originally Posted by chibikaie View Post
I have the little Grow Spot by that company, and it has worked very well for a bumper crop of Java ferns and moss. The light does look very odd (plants appear black and I thought they were dying, but they are a healthy, lush green), but if no one is looking at it, I can't see how that would matter. You may get better results with the bigger panel, or a smaller tank (using it on a 40 breeder only lights half the tank).

I do get algae growing on the glass closest to the light, but nothing on the plants and it is no worse than the fluorescent lights I have used.

Most of my plants are focused on the center of my 'scape I may get away with the smaller one.. I may get a bigger one though and try it thanks!
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