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Lighting change

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by ctyank, Sep 20, 2006.

  1. ctyank

    ctyank Junior Poster

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    I changed some lighting recently and have experienced a green water bloom. I don't know whether the change has provided too much light, too little or just the wrong spectrum.

    The tank is a 180G with four bulbs. There were four 6' VHO bulbs, but I swapped out two of these for 5' T5 HO bulbs (Icecap ballasts). I could certainly switch back, but until I understand what is going on I feel that I would be making an uninformed decision.

    Thoughts? Thanks to any that post.
     
  2. VaughnH

    VaughnH Lifetime Charter Member
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    Re: Lighting change

    Without knowing the wattage of the various bulbs I have no ideas.
     
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