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post #57 of (permalink) Old 08-09-2013, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Ben! View Post
On my low tech 29 I have a 30 inch zoomed aquasun dual t5ho suspended about 8 inches above my tank and I think it is the perfect amount of light. Another benefit to hanging it is you can adjust it up and down to fine tune your light.
Thanks Ben. I'm actually leaning towards the LEDs just because the bulbs won't ever need to be replaced and I can just put the ballast directly on the tank. Hoping to make a decision soon, so any other thoughts from you or any other members is much appreciated.

Edit: After doing some more research, these LEDs @ 0.2W won't be sufficient enough for plant growth. All show, no grow haha. Rather than spend double for the LED I think I'll just go double t5.

Last edited by Gootz; 08-09-2013 at 09:54 PM. Reason: after further research
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