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Re: low light tank
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: low light tank
- From: Thomas Barr <tcbiii at earthlink_net>
- Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 10:44:27 -0800
- In-Reply-To: <200202150637.g1F6bUo08981 at actwin_com>
- User-Agent: Microsoft-Outlook-Express-Macintosh-Edition/5.02.2022
> According to research done by Tropica, the impact on growing speed from CO2
> is much bigger in a low light tank than in a high light tank.
I confirm this.
> In a tank with much light you MUST have CO2 in order to get the plants to
> grow, in a low light tank you do not need it, but it really help the speed
> and the way the plants look.
> I had a low light tank less than 1 watt/gal (look at my webpage 66gal tank)
> some people from USA even told i was lying when i said i did grow plants in
> that amount of light.
I *know* your not lying Soren. First off, why would you? Second off, if your
lying then I must be cause I have a tank with less than 1 watt a gallon and
am growing plants.
> Everything was growing fine, but i wanted more so i
> started to inject CO2, and everything really took of, my anubias normaly got
> 1 new leave every week, with CO2 it have 4-5 every week. And everything else
> grow very fast.
> So CO2 is also very important in an low light tank.
> With many Thanks
> Soren ' Disky ' Reinke ICQ #1413069