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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-14-2019, 01:08 PM Thread Starter
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Light Suggestion for 12 gal. DIY CO2

I'm looking for some suggestions for a light that will do well to provide medium to high light for my upcoming tank which is 16.9"L X 10.2"W X 23.4"High. 12gal I plan to use DIY CO2 in this tank. Plants, Various cryts, Java fern, s.repens.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-17-2019, 04:39 AM
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Fluval nano for decent light or AI prime HD freshwater for high lights.
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Do you think Asta 120 50w will be too much light for this tank if I don't have CO2.
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I'm not saying it can't be done but that's probably too much light for a 12g with CO2 ;/ light is just on/off no? I thought anyhow the "freshwater" asta 120 is just on / off without even like dc barrel jacks? I could be wrong though I don't own one...
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Yes its just ON/OFF no dimmer
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Then I stand by my that's a whole lot of light for a 12g... probably wind up with greenwater or something or a very short lighting period...
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