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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-19-2006, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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Red Sea Dragonfly light

Has anyone used these with good results? I'm thinking of getting one for my Ocean Free tank. I believe it's 7 watts, but that should be enough to grow a couple of crypts and some java moss/fern, correct? Right now there's a betta and two really sad tiny baby crypts in the tank. It's about time I did something serious with the darn thing!

Also, if I do get one of these, would I be able to paint it black? If so, what sort of paint would I need?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-22-2006, 03:13 AM Thread Starter
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Well, I guess these things must not be popular for the nano tank crowd. Oh well, thanks anyway!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-22-2006, 08:07 AM
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its not that their not popular, they just are not that easy to come by in the US. i had the hardest time finding a nano clip on light of any size, ended up buying one of those red sea tank kits just for the light and filter, threw the tank away (cheap plastic). i found 7w a little to low for most plants except mosses, and ended up buying some galaxy lights (13w) from dr fosters and smiths. oh and i painted my dragonfly black also, (just took it apart and used krylon), looks much better than those garish colors they come in.
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