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enough light?

Discussion in 'Are you new to aquatic plants? Start here' started by rtague, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. rtague

    rtague Junior Poster

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    Hi guys,was wondering if 1.5 wpg in a 55 is ok for crypts,spiralis and balansae.thanks in advance
     
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    rich815 Guru Class Expert

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    What kind of lights? Good reflectors? How deep is your tank? CO2 or non-CO2?
     
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    1 coralife aqualight with 1 colormax 28 w and 1 6700k total of 56 w + 1 32w ultra sun bulb in a standard aga fixture
     
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    sorry, tank is 21 inches high,no co2
     
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    I think you would be marginal on light intensity, but it should work. Two of those coralife aqualights would be much better.
     
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    Thanks Vaughn, I actually just added a second coralife fixture:)
     
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