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Lights For Nano Tanks

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Sahiri, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:52 AM.

  1. Sahiri

    Sahiri New Member

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    Greetings!

    I am looking for manufacturer suggestions for lighting a nano tank. My tank dimensions are: 9.6 L x 8 W x 9.2 H. It is a rimless tank. I would like to be able to properly support Hemianthus callitrichoides along with other small plants such as staurogyne. I do have pressurized co2 and a fert system in place.

    Ideally a single clip attachment would be the most aesthetically and logistically pleasing.

    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. KeyeNewen

    KeyeNewen Lifetime Member
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    I have use the Chihiros C Series C251 (25cm) for my two tanks right and left of the photo. My tank is about 11inches wide. I'm using this light on the 4th lowest setting out of a possible 7. Should be able to support HC fine. When I did a PAR reading at 7 it was over 100 PAR if I recall correctly. Level 4 is around 50 par I believe. Don't have my notes at the moment.
    Tank on far left is on level 2 because it just moss balls.
    They have a 20cm clip if you want it a little smaller.
    Currently still on sale at Hinterfeld with a 40% off code: IZXUTI027
    http://www.hinterfeld.com/chihiros-c-series-aquarium-mini-tank-led-plant-lamp-7-18w-clip-light-20-36cm/
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  3. Sahiri

    Sahiri New Member

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    First- your tanks are fantastic. I love the wildly different looks you have achieved. Thank you for the information. I just ordered one of the lights. You really can't beat that price.
     
  4. KeyeNewen

    KeyeNewen Lifetime Member
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    Thank you. The little lights are very nice and you can't beat the 40% off price right now. Please post pictures of your tanks;)
     
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