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Old 11-09-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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ok i want to get my kids a 6.6 gallon tank it will be shrimp and moss. maybe grass.the 18 in t8 15 watt will it do for lighting? i will change the bulb to 6500 of course.
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:57 AM   #2
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15 watts in a 6.6 gallon tank (assuming it's <12" tall) should be plenty to sustain most mosses and grasses. Just be diligent about monitoring your algae levels since medium to high light without CO2 can easily lead to algae outbreaks.
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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anyone else?
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:39 PM   #4
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Take note of tank temp and water parameters for certain mosses.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:25 AM   #5
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It is low light, not too sure if it will support grasses. Low light plants like mosses, anubias, java fern or crypts will work
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Old 11-21-2012, 06:04 PM   #6
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You could check this website out , it will help you for sure http://www.theaquatools.com/aquasketcher
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