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Looking to buy the 4.5g Deep Blue 10"x10"x10" rimless cube tank and was wondering if I should grab the regular 10" FugeRay or the FugeRay-R clip-on light.

It seems like I'll get more light with the FugeRay-R (according to the PAR charts). I plan on having a low-tech setup with non-demanding plants. However, I do want some sort of carpet and was thinking of DHG or staurogyne.

Any experience? I've searched and found a few people with a similar setup, but no follow-ups or conclusions on the light.

For the record, I have a 5.5g standard tank with a 16" FugeRay and it's perfect; but it could possibly be a tiny bit dimmer.
 

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My girlfriend has a 20" regular FugeRay on her 20" deep cube and the DHG is growing great, albeit a bit tall. I'm leaning towards the FugeRay-R, the 10" FugeRay seems pretty wimpy.
 

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I use the Fugeray-R in my 5.5 g (photo on my profile page). Mine sits about 11 inches from the substrate and I grown staurogyne at a slow but healthy pace. I will say if you are looking to do hairgrass maybe look into another light, this provides medium at best in my tank. It has proven to be great for moss, crypts., staurogyne, anubias, and rotalas/stems. If you are not using co2, good light as well.
 
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