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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-06-2008, 05:52 AM Thread Starter
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Go Towards the Light

So I've spent the past half hour reading this- http://www.aquabotanic.com/lightcompare.htm. Now if you are one who has taken the time to read this and understand it (I probably understood about 50% of what was said). This article suggests Philips Advantage fluorescent, 5000K F32T8/ADV850 are the most efficient for the price/lighting and do equal to or better then a Halide or even t5's (and this guy sure sounds like he knows what he's talking about).

My question is would 8 Philips Advantage fluorescent, 5000K F32T8/ADV850 be able to handle a 115 gallon planted aquarium?

Any advice would be good because I'm about ready to drop some $ on this bad boy and I need to know where to put it.

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Check out Rex Grigg's site on lighting. I found it very helpful. www.rexgrigg.com/mlt.html
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