|12-13-2012 05:43 AM|
As mentioned, the lighting fixture that you are using will also affect the amount of lighting you have (i.e. whether they have reflectors, etc)
Here is a more up-to-date guide written by Hoppy for your perusal.
|12-13-2012 04:15 AM|
|mitchfish9||Depends on the brand of light though though|
|12-13-2012 04:10 AM|
|mitchfish9||48 watts over only 16 inches seems like it would make it high light|
|12-12-2012 04:59 PM|
|hanssg||thanks for replying guys my tank is 12 deep and my light fixture would be 4 inch above tank.|
|12-12-2012 03:59 AM|
It depends on the height of the tank, and the quality of the brand of fixture.
You should find your answers in the article above though^^
|12-11-2012 11:11 PM|
Rather than thinking about lighting in terms of wattage, it is best to think about it in terms of photosynthetically active radiation (PAR).
Here is a good article written by Hoppy regarding the topic:
You can determine how much light you will have at substrate level using the chart.
|12-11-2012 09:16 PM|
hello guys this is my first post here hope you can help.i have a 63 litre tank with one t8 light tube this cant be changed as i have the rekord 600 tank looking to upgrade to a t5 canopy with 2 24 watt tubes will this be ok would it be classed as low medium or high lighting thanks in advance.