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Old 11-26-2003, 08:46 AM   #1
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I have a 75g aquarium with JBJ lighting(260w), will this be enough to grow- Eustralis stellata, Ludwigia inclinata, and Tonina fluviatilis?
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Old 11-26-2003, 02:18 PM   #2
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I think 3.5wpg will be plenty. What type of CO2 injection will you be using?
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Old 11-26-2003, 07:31 PM   #3
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Pressurized C02, with my XP2 as my reactor. I will be getting GE 9325k bulbs.
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Old 11-26-2003, 08:26 PM   #4
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Stellata will grow fine with that lighting. I have 220 watts PC bulbs on my 75 gal. I'm using all 9325K GE bulbs, IMO, the best bulb for viewing and growing plants.

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Old 11-26-2003, 08:44 PM   #5
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You should be a ok with that amount of lighting. The E/ Stelleta is my hardest plant to grow out of any. Anyway I got some brad leaf e Stelleta from ghori that looks stunning just planted it today

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Do you Ludwiga spec. "Cuba"? I would be happy to give you some Inclinata stems once they grow more...
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