The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Tom's Bucket O' Mud (semi self-sustaining aquarium)
View Single Post
post #198 of (permalink) Old 01-31-2013, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
Planted Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 232
Originally Posted by Jnad View Post

I am making some plans starting a tank with your tank dimmensions, only a little bit higher (40cm high).

I find it somewhat difficult to decide for lightning for this tank size, do you still running the 70w HQI or have you changed your light setup?

Any suggestions for what i should use? Something hanging from the seiling i think would look Nice. The tank is going to be placed by a window so i can let it have some sunlight if i want.

Yup still using the 70w, seems to do the trick. Obviously it depends if you are going to add co2 or not, but I know people with similar size tanks running T5 strips, 150w halides and 36w Kessil LEDs. Most people make a DIY frame out of curtain rail or similar to hang their lighting from.
BigTom is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome