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post #7 of (permalink) Old 01-31-2013, 09:29 PM
Algae Grower
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 21
Lighting suggestion

I just started my planted tank about 4 months ago and have gotten good results just using a 200 watt equivalent CFL from my local home improvement store and mounting it vertically in one of those clamp on aluminum shop light housings. It was cheap too, I have a 55 gallon tank and I bought 3 bulbs and clamp lights for around $50.
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