Lighting for Lampeye killifish - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-05-2019, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
Newbie
 
hannahpops's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 1
Lighting for Lampeye killifish

New to this forum so hello! .


I have recently set up a new tank in my kitchen (see avatar/attached - still empty of inhabitants) - it is 110L and approx. 3 ft long. I want to stock this with lampeye killifish which I have kept before - this time I want to make it species-only and therefore really make it suited.


One thing im not sure on is lighting - I want something that's really going to bring out the colour of their eye and their iridescent beauty. I was looking at perhaps getting a 1ft fluval aquasky LED light as this is adjustable in terms of colours and levels of lighting along with allowing not tones of light as would not be the full length of the tank..


Just wondered if anyone has any suggestions or advice when it comes tot he lighting really - and if anyone knows if this light is any good.


Im based in England so apologies if this is not a familiar product for you guys overseas .
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	tanktank.jpg
Views:	8
Size:	53.9 KB
ID:	883779  

hannahpops is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-05-2019, 09:45 PM
Planted Tank Guru
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: WI
Posts: 11,070
ANY RGB adjustable light will allow you to target certain colors..
My only possible "issue" w/ almost all LED's is the low amount of cyan in the light output.. more for this part. fish IF I interpret the on line photos

"A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure."
jeffkrol is online now  
Reply

Tags
killifish, lampeye, lighting, planted

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome