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Hi guys…

I have a 5.5 gal Reef tank that has been shut down…
Can I use for a planted tank… (After I clean it …)
The reason I ask is because it has 2 13 watt pc bulbs…
One is a 10000K and the other is actinic bulb..

Can I use the same bulbs..

Thax
 

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haha:red_mouth I have almost the same set-up.
I am just going to keep the blue and "experiment" :angel:
 

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i have a 13 watt 50/50 tube on my 5.5. it has a decent reflector. growing crypts, anubias, hygrophilas, and pygmy chain swords. all plants growing well, but slowly in this low tech, non carbon enriched tank.

oh yeah, im cheap too :biggrin:
 

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Sure you can use the same bulbs. The actinic just isn't ideal for growing freshwater plants is all. Use it if you like. 13w over a 5.5g should be able to grow a decent range of plants.
 
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