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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2015, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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Lighting for 6.5 Long Mr. Aqua

I am about to take delivery on a Mr. Aqua 6.5-gallon long tank. As I do not want to fool around with carbon dioxide on my first go at this, I thought I'd focus on low light ferns and plants. The size of the tank is 23.6" x 6.7" x 9.4".

What kind of lighting, type and strength wise, would you recommend for this size tank? Don't want to over power the plants and then create algae problems.



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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2015, 04:06 PM
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sat + with a dimmer! That way if you change your mind on how you would like your tank setup you can a later time without buying new equipment.
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Sorry, but what is "sat" please? Newbie here. Lol.
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Sorry, but what is "sat" please? Newbie here. Lol.
Current 'Satellite Plus'; it's a light fixture. Current being the brand and 'Satellite Plus' being the particular model.
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+1 on the Sat plus... I would say go with Finnnex planted + 24/7 but it would take 10 months to arrive...


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