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lighting for a 65g

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Im thinking about trying to do a planted tank again. I am looking at using a 65g thats 24.5" tall. I am probably just looking at some swords and driftwood to go with some severums. I have this light fixture now http://www.bigalsonline.com/BigAlsU...6/cl0/coralifefwt5aqualightdoublestriplight36
will this be enough light for a simple lowtech tank like that? Last time I tried something like this I had real bad leaf melt and got discouraged.
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That should work very well, if you don't want to use CO2. You will still need to make sure the plants have the nutrients they need, so either use a substrate like ADA Aquasoil, use substrate fertilizer tabs, or dose the water occasionally with NPK and trace elements.
 
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