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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2005, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
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nano help needed

hi guys,
i have a Eclipse System 3 Tank sitting around doin nothing.
its 6 gals and i was think of planted tank..
i dont the filter that come with it.. also the light is no good.

i need ideas of lighting and filter..


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-01-2005, 11:54 PM
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if it's an incandescent light then try a screw-in compact flourescent.
for a filter take a look at the red sea nano
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The red sea nano is only rated for tanks up to 3 gallons.

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thax for the replies guys...
i checked the tank the light is 2" Fluorescent Lamp so i need to change it..
any ideas....
also any thought on th efilter.. i could have it planted with shrimps.. then i would not need a filter...
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if you go into your local walmart you should be able to find some mini flouresen light bulbs, 10watts each and 6500k, they will screw right into incadesent light fixtures
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I've had the eclipse filters on various tanks and pulled out the biowheel and just use a sponge in the filter compartment. The low light crypts and java can make a very elegant display if they're spaced just so...

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