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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-19-2006, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
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plant grow out tank question

I have a 10 gallon hanging around and I want to use it for clipping's and a grow out tank for plants. There will be no fish in it. I am going to run a DIY co2 and it will have 65 watts of light. Since I am not going to have fish should I up the co2 quite a bit? Would I need a filter of any kind or heater. I will dose ferts like I do with my other tanks. Is there anything else you can think of that i should have?
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I would try to match your current tank's parameters as close as possible if you can. The lighting will not be a problem as long as you provide adequate co2...since there is no fish, I would raise it to about 40-45 ppm if you can with DIY. A heater would be good, but the heat from 65 watts of light may be sufficient.

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