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  1. I have a 10W SANSI LED bulb on my UNS 45S aquarium. I'm dosing NilocG Thrive (low to moderate dosing) and the substrate is partially UNS Controsoil. The tank doesn't have any CO2, but I read on 2hr aquarist that shallower tanks tend to have more CO2 in the water column. It's still a low tech...
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