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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2014, 02:45 AM Thread Starter
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lighting question?

I am new to live plants and lighting. Would the aqueon colormax dual fixture be low light on a 20 gallon high tank? I replaced the colormax bulb with another 6.7k. The light fixture is directly on top of glass cover. Will this fixture grow low light plants?
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T5 Normal output 24 inch 14 watt lamp x 2
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Yeah that should grow low light plants just fine, probably even some med range plants, but you may not get their full color potential. You'll definitely be in the "low light" range though. The reflector on those fixtures doesnt really get the most out of each bulb.


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Welcome to the forum! Have you already purchased the light?

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Yes I have had it for a few days. I have floramax substrate. I use florish tabs and liquid CO2 by api. So far i have water wisteria, amazon sword, and anacharis. Thanks!
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