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Old 08-29-2012, 06:44 AM   #8
aweeby
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For the dry start, you can do whatever. More is generally better, up until the point where the leaves start to get burned/dried out. During dry start of my tank, I had ~75w over the tank. When you flood, switch to something lower. You can use the 14w, but def raise it a couple inches above the surface somehow.
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