|10-10-2012 11:44 PM|
|10-10-2012 11:43 PM|
|10-10-2012 07:36 PM|
You can get by with a cheap Beams Work Double Bright fixture on your tank that's just 10.5" tall. That'd put you in the realm of low light. Would be okay for Anubias, some Crypts, Java Fern, mosses.
But you'll honestly be disappointed unless you get something better - like a Finnex T5.
|10-10-2012 07:31 PM|
|TexasCichlid||If you are not injecting CO2, for any size tank, I would go with a Fugeray and not the Ray II.|
|10-10-2012 04:17 PM|
would i need the Ray II for the 55 gal? or will the Fugeray do just fine?
again, THANK YOU for all the help so far from EVERYONE...!
|10-10-2012 03:19 PM|
|TexasCichlid||A Fugeray would be perfect for your needs then, in that case.|
|10-10-2012 03:16 PM|
|10-10-2012 03:15 PM|
19.9"w x 10"d x 10.5"t (betta tank)
23.5"w x 12"d x 15"t (betta tank)
last is a standard 55 gal tank (goldfish tank) not set up yet
the plants will be a combination of the following...
nymphaea / lotus lily
not using CO2, YES dosing (plant tabs)
currently using marineland natural daylight F15T8 15" bulbs (2 per tank)
i am looking for something a little more energy efficent and this be able to the have light i need for the plants.
|10-10-2012 01:24 PM|
|10-10-2012 01:12 PM|
|10-10-2012 01:05 PM|
In order to know whether or not the Beams Work fixture will suit your needs, we'll need some tank specifics.
What are the dimensions of your tank?
What plants do you hope to grow?
Will you be using CO2 and dosing ferts?
|10-10-2012 12:24 PM|
Generally, you are going to have less than stellar results trying to grow plants with random eBay lights. There is a nice lighting thread here discussing what works in the stickey. We also have a few vendors, like Finnex, that provide a good value line of LED that are proven to grow plants.
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|10-10-2012 12:05 PM|
what about this fixture..? has anyone used it..?
|10-09-2012 11:20 PM|
|Hoppy||There isn't enough information given about that bulb to even guess how well it would work. If someone has tried it, that would be the best source of information.|
|10-09-2012 10:12 PM|
i am sorry about that link not working.
let me try again.
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