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Old 12-05-2012, 08:46 PM   #1
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Am I in the right direction?


Hello all!!! I am new to the "Planted Tank." I have been n2 aquariums a LONG time but have never done a planted tank. Here is what i have...
Tank = 25 gallon Aqueon
Filter = Aqueon 30
Heater = Aqueon
Substrate = Flourite & Eco-Complete mixed
Co2 = Aquatek regulator mini injection

Is this a good start???
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:54 PM   #2
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Welcome to TPT.
It's a good start. The only missing piece is light.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:19 PM   #3
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2 CoraLite T5 dual bulb fixtures = 2 6700 K & 2 Zoo Med Flora Plant bulbs...
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:16 AM   #4
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That's a chunk of light, hope you know what you are doing: you are walking a very tight rope, my friend.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:58 AM   #5
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The 6700 K r 14W a piece & The Flora bulbs r 24W a piece. Its a 25 gallon tank so that's 3.04W per gallon...
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