Originally Posted by xenxes
+1. I think the Eheims have the best light compared to the Fluval and Finnex kits. The light itself retails for $99 and puts out 1200 lumens.
Why pay $99 for a light that puts out high lumens? Lumens mean zilch.
OP, all depends on what kind of plants you're looking to grow. If plants arn't you're greatest concern, lights arn't going to be as important and you can start looking for a setup that satisfies your footprint likings.