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  1. Lighting
    Hi all, I am setting up a new planted tank, dimensions 24"Lx14"Wx7"H, and boughta 13W 6500k CFL. I am planning to grow a Dwarf Hairgrass Carpet, so I want to know how far to position my light from the tank. I have an adjustable clamp light, the ones from Home Depot, so that can allow me to...
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    I just signed up because i am having a lot of trouble sorting through all the different information on the internet about lighting and watts per gallon rules. This will be my first planted tank but my fourth or fifth freshwater tank. So i would like to keep the cost of lighting under $100 if...
  3. Lighting
    I currently have two 23 watt cfl bulbs over my 55 gallon fish tank. I currently have the lights running eleven and a half hours. They produce 1450 lumens each and have a color temp of 6500k. The PAR rating at 18 inches for these bulbs is between 40 to 80 micromoles depending on how well my...
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