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01-25-2013 01:27 AM
Lighting for a 72t tank.

Any updates?
12-28-2012 11:46 AM
Originally Posted by Contrl View Post
Tanks Chad, I'll look into those.
I like how you've got them mounted.
they were on seale a couple weeks ago here:

Originally Posted by Sethjohnson30 View Post
That tank looks sick!
thx seth, i am pleased with it so far as well
12-28-2012 03:33 AM
Originally Posted by ChadRamsey View Post
i use 2x 36" Tek light fixtures on mine, i LOVE them

That tank looks sick!
12-28-2012 03:15 AM
Contrl Tanks Chad, I'll look into those.
I like how you've got them mounted.
12-27-2012 01:36 PM
ChadRamsey i use 2x 36" Tek light fixtures on mine, i LOVE them

12-27-2012 07:04 AM
Sethjohnson30 30w led floodlights they're cheep on evilbay
12-27-2012 05:40 AM
Lighting for a 72t tank.

My tank is 72" x 18.5" x25" deep I would like to keep things as simple as possible. Good lights that will efficiently provide enough light for heavy planting... I intend to use CO2,, diy at first then pressurised. very little filtration, just mostly water flow. trying to avoid having too many things hanging over the side of the tank.

I had considered hi-bays, but figured they'd be inefficient. even thought about old used tanning bed bulbs. that I could get cheap to free.

thinking also of going fully covered to avoid/control evaporation.

any suggestions as to lighting that doesn't break the bank but will seriously grow plants.


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