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Old 11-03-2012, 12:29 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by sundragon View Post
Just to confirm: With two bulbs I'm only giving the substrate ~ 35 micromoles of light, the noon burst is pushing it to ~70 micromoles for 3 hours.
Where are you getting that from?

BTW Tall tanks are challenging, because you generally don't have as much plant mass (small footprint) but you need a pretty strong light to reach the bottom.
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