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  1. Lighting
    I currently have a 10gal that I want to grow a carpet of hairgrass in. I'm injecting co2 into and need to find a light for it. I have on hand a 100w LED grow light. Is it feasible to use this? I have dimmed it using the built in function and only brought its lux intensity down by about half...
  2. Lighting
    my tank dimensions are Length 51" x width 22" x Depth 24" I've found many brands, and various prices of LED lighting. However, aside from the obvious difference in features,(such as moonlights/timers etc) I've noticed that they have a difference in lumens. Thus my question is what is the...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I had some old 24" florescent hoods that had bad ballasts in them, so I ripped all the guts out and replaced them with 2 screw-in CFL bulbs, per hood. I used the Sylvania 6500k, 1450 lumen bulbs at a total of 4. I tried using 3 bulbs per hood, but it was getting way too hot, to the point it...
  4. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi, Is fluval 13w CFL 6400 K bright enough? I have a fluval spec pico tank measured 7'' 3/8 * 7" 3/8 * 10" (2 gallon) is the light bright enough for nesaea and hc? I heard that wpg is not accurate enough for small tank like mine.
  5. Lighting
    I was wondering if anybody has had success with cfl bulbs. I have 3 T8 bulbs over my 20L. I had this clip on cfl lamp and decided to use it for a 4 hour midday burst. My question is does anyone know much about the par for these type bulbs. I'm using a daylight, 1170 lumen, 18w bulb. I also...
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