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Re: lighting

Hanna L Weiss at naboo3 at juno_com wrote:

> Hi,                                1.27.00
> i was wondering what you all use for lighting and if 1 24 inch 20 watt
> bulb, and 1 18 inch 15 watt bulb is ok for a 36" L, 24"H and 12"W. Many
> tanks!

I have the same tank, and I would say no, unless you're only growing
low-light crypts and such. I'd go with something like a 96 watt compact, two
55 watt compacts, or four F25 T8 lamps. I use four T8s myself in a homebuilt
hood that cost about $100, lamps included (GE SPX41s).

Dan Dixon