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Old 02-12-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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How effective is this light?


How effective would this lamp be for providing light to a 1.5 gallon aquarium with a few plants? Would it help at all with sustainability and survival ability? Again not looking for rapid growth just sustainability
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:04 PM   #2
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Heuh, what lamp?
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:09 PM   #3
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I think you forgot the link .
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:34 PM   #4
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Oh you know, this new invisi-lamp
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:35 PM   #5
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http://mobile.walmart.com/m/phoenix;...Black/21909820
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I don't think that light is going to be good for much other than a paper weight. It more than likely just uses one or two 1 watt LEDs, which don't produce enough light for plants. However, Java Moss and Java Fern will sustain themselves in a Betta Bowl with no lighting other than ambient room lighting. So, it depends on the plants.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:15 PM   #7
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My plants have been sustaining on ambien light for months I was hoping this would help them sustain. I guess I'll just save up for a better lihht
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:58 PM   #8
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a normal desk lamp with an 13W compact florescent bulb positioned about 15 inches above the bottom of the tank works really well for me. it can cost less than $20 if you get a cheap lamp..the bulb should be $9ish.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:59 PM   #9
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http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...t=85667&page=2

check out this link for more info. i found it really helpful for lighting my 2.5 gallon
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