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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-17-2013, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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fluval spec v

what kinda plants can I grow with the stock led fixture that comes with the tank if I don't upgrade? for those that have experience. also with 3-4inches of substrate. Thanks
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Par on the substrate is 12-15. So Anubias, Java, fern, Crypts, Mosses....Etc
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I have a Spec V with stock lighting and occasionally gets a little extra light but not always. I have Flame moss, java moss, java fern, bocopa, H. polysperma, and some kind of rotala that seems to be surviving and growing very slowly!

Pugman I had no idea that was the par value on the light, good to know thanks!
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I've currently got riccia, java ferns, anubias, and pennywort in my spec v. I'm about to add stargrass which I recall another member successfully growing with it.

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Ok thanks was wondering how long to leave tank before adding fish shrimps etc.
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