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post #35 of (permalink) Old 08-14-2013, 09:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Aquazan View Post
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If I want high lights on my 20" long tank, (to grow things like baby tears/glosso), should I go with the 20" Fugeray or 18" Ray 2 DS? Which one will make the plants grow faster/bushier?

Tank Specs: ADA aquasoil+Power Sand, 8 in depth from surface to substrate

Any help is appreciated!
I think both fixtures come with mounts that raise them 2" from the surface of the tank, so you're looking at a depth of about 10" from light to substrate. You'll definitely be in the high light range with the 18" Ray 2 (around 100 PAR). The 20" Fugeray will give you about 60-ish PAR, which is on the lower end of the high light range.
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