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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-06-2014, 06:53 PM Thread Starter
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30" ZooMed 30" Dual T5HO W/ almost new bulbs

Selling my 30" Dual T5HO lighting set. Bulbs were replaced a month ago. Comes with one FloraSun bulb and one Ultra Sun 6700k. I have used this for the past year on my 20g long with very good success. The tank has pressurized CO2 so algae has not been an issue. I also have one my 29g that I only use Excel in with great success for low and medium light plants. I am upgrading to a BML so this won't be needed. I am in south eastern NH but frequent the Tewksbury area frequently. Best offer can have it.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-07-2014, 02:54 AM
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Would this be to much for a low tech setup ? How much are you asking ?
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-07-2014, 07:06 PM
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It's overkill for a low tech setup... and if you were to use something like that, you would want a good floating plant cover to cut down on the light so you don't get algae.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-07-2014, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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My 29 with the same lighting doesn't receive any CO2 except for excel and algae is a non issue. I do have several taller plants (java fern, wisteria, melon sword) and driftwood that help shade my petite nana and a couple truly low light plants. In my experience it works quite well. If the light isn't run "all day" and excessive waste and food don't accumulate I don't personally see an issue nor have I experienced one.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-08-2014, 01:40 AM
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Well yea, especially with Excel...
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