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5g planted lighting question

Discussion in 'Aquatic Plants & Planted Tanks' started by Leslie, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    ok. i want to get a tank like 5 gal and get it heavly planted. can anyone help me out?
     
  2. YellowCichlid

    YellowCichlid New Member

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  3. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    lighting. what type to use to get it heavly planted.
     
  4. YellowCichlid

    YellowCichlid New Member

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    Did you read the stickies above your post about lighting and plant lighting requirements
     
  5. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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  6. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    I actually have that unit. Lmao
     
  7. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    ITS NOT FOR A 5 GAL I MAY DO IT BIGGER. just trying to get some ideas
     
  8. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    how's it working?
    Looks like a sweet lil light :|
     
  9. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    It gets HOT, like it will burn you HOT. It's very bright though and works really well.
     
  10. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    good to know. thanks for the info.
     
  11. stevenrox

    stevenrox New Member

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    i was thinking of the same thing but would it work if i just placed it near a window?
     
  12. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    I'd be scared that would promote too much algae.
     
  13. stevenrox

    stevenrox New Member

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    yea maybe a couple of guppies. i used to put my feeder guppies in there for my peacock bass and it was thinkly covered with java moss and it grew fine until my dad threw away the java moss and brown alge started to grow on it. it was probally 1 or 2 feet from out window [scratch] ima try it one day