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Old 04-16-2013, 06:29 PM   #1
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Light for an ADA 60-F?


I'm starting a new tank and need recommendations on the lighting system. Planning on a nice HC carpet and using CO2. I was looking at the AquaticLife Dual Lamp T5 HO 24". What do you guys think?
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If you just want to carpet HC, a suspended Finnex Ray 2 would do fine. I just got the 18" Ray 2 for our 60-F... I just need to put the DIY conduit pipe light hanger together.
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Would it be too much light if I just hang it on the tank? Or do you know where I can buy a light hanger for the Finnex?
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Well the 60-F is 7" tall so you can get high light from the Fugeray if you want to place it on the tank. You'll probably get 90+ PAR right under the light.
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Thanks for the replies. I'll probably get a Finnex 24" and try to suspend it above the tank somehow.
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Well if you suspend it, you should get the Ray 2 instead of the Fugeray...

Here's some other tanks that have done suspensions and links that might help:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...hlight=hanging
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=242850
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh....php?p=1971974
http://www.carolinafishtalk.com/foru...ing-stand.html
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