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    Hi, all! I've never had plants before, but I just started two nano tanks with a variety of plants, mostly low light plants. They are each about 2.5 gallons, with potted soil and sand. From what I understand I can have lights on from 6-8 hours. I have them on a timer for 6 hours, but should the...
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    Hello all, Does any one know if two Philips Fluorescent 32W T8 48" Daylight (6500K) in a 4" T8 2L Shop Light would grow plants well? Lights: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.fluorescent-32w-t8-48-daylight-6500k---2-pack.1000159507.html Fixture...
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    This was recommended to me in another thread I had started, so I decided to go with it seemed to fit my requirements for low/medium light plants for a 36 gal Bowfront, with out CO2 infusion. Issue is AquaTrader which was linked to me is out of stock and that they have not responded to my...
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    I received an LED light fixture as a Christmas present, and while I am very happy with the gift and the thought, I now need to see if I can actually use it or if it needs to go back. Naturally, I would very much like to keep it. =) I received the Green Element MHX48 with 64 LED lights, 6500K...
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    hey guys, I just purchased a 125 gallon tank and now that I have no more money left, I decided to get the ODYSSEA t5 ho quad light w/ timer. There are mixed reviews but i think it will be great for my situation. Now to the facts... - The fixture is 6 feet long (72") and the bulbs are 55"...
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    I have a Current USA freshwater LED PLUS fixture rated at 6500k. I have Java Fern, Anubias,Water Wisteria, and a red flame sword. They are all moderate light or lower and hardy plants. The question is , am I overdoing it with the 6500k ? What is 6500k considered? (Bright, moderate, low lit) I...
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    Hello. I was planning on using some 13 and 23 watt CFLs in clamp-lamps and I was having a hard time finding some 6500K bulbs in my area. The closest Lowe's doesn't have them in stock and the nearby Home Depot only has 5000K Daylight CFLs. I was wondering how much of a difference there would be...
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