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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-18-2007, 05:18 AM Thread Starter
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lighting options for a 2.5 gallon

I am planning to set up my 2.5 as a nano tank and had a few questions about lighting. Can I use a lamp like this:<br>
. If not, what is the best budget option for decent lighting for a planted nano tank?
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If you have a Home Depot near you, go get one of the 27 watt compact fluorescent desk lamps sold there. Good price, great light.
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Or use a light like the one pictured, 27 watts, 6000-7000k
Use a desklamp to house it in.

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there is a few pics of the lighting i used on my 2.5g. it was a bulb like you have pictured with a lamp i picked up a wally world.

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pl...8-x8-cube.html


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