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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2015, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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8g nano high tech - need light advice.

Looking to setup an 8g nano high tech cube. My only problem is im absolutely dumb when it comes to what light is needed.

Im going to have 2 inches of substrate and i'm looking at about 12"x12"x11" of usable tank. After substrate i'll have 9-10 inches of water to get through.

What do you experienced nano tankers suggest?
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I recently purchased 16inch Finnex stringray for my 7.5g. It's awesome
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I have a Mr. Aqua 3g bowfront (dimensions: 11.8" x 7" x 7.3") with a 12" Finnex Fugeray on it. The light is pretty intense for this tank, and since I have added an eggcrate cover/light diffuser and it seems to help.

So, while I have no personal experience with the stingray as mentioned above, it might be your best bet unless you're willing to create a diffuser of sorts for a higher powered light.

Hope this helped.
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