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post #5 of (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 10:16 PM
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just get a desklamp for the tank with a compact florescent in the right spectrum (home depot sells some that are 5000k i believe, or maybe they were 6500K... whatever, either works just fine, as does 10000K).

for you plant list, i would swap out "dwarf hairgrass" (e. acicularis) for belem hairgrass (e. belem). its smaller, so its more in scale with the tank. e. acicularis is tall enough for a background plant in a 2.5 gal. its just a super small tank.

are you gonna go CO2 or no CO2?
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