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I have a 120 gal (4x2x2) tank that I am setting up for plants. I have a 4x2 T12 fixture with 4 40w T12 bulbs (6500k) and 6 spiral CF 100w bulbs (6500k). My lumen total for all 10 bulbs is 19,000. It really is blinding. I just cant afford the best lighting so this is my best try. Im sure what I save from buying an expensive fixture is what Ill spent for electric.

Anyone think I have enough lighting? I'm a big boy, please tell me if this is just stupid and a waste of time and electricity or if it may actually work out for me...

Thanks guys and gals!
 

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People may have issues but they can send you cash or better lights if they really care. :)

The depth of the tank is the only issue with your lighting.
When you replace your bulbs, try T8 daylight tubes. More light for less energy.
 
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