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Old 11-13-2002, 02:42 PM   #1
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Can I get decent plant growth with three 20 watt bulbs on a 20 gallon long? (only 12inches high) I will probably be ordering the plant assortment from www.aquariumplants.com
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Old 11-13-2002, 02:48 PM   #2
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Definitely. At 3 watts per gallon in a shallow tank, there would be enough light to even grow Dwarf Sword Grass.
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