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Re: While we're on the creative tanks thread...55G
I guess what I'm asking is if I did a yeast CO2 setup, a relatively
low-light set-up, how much light would I need? Would I need more than for
a "non-show"/"breeder" tank because of its depth?
> Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 12:15:51 -0400
> From: "Chuck MacNaughton" <chuck at newnetco_com>
> Subject: While we're on the creative tanks thread...55G
> I grow plants very successfully in a 55g tank, including a nice carpet
> glosso on the bottom, so it IS possible. To me, the biggest restriction
> this tank is its front-back depth...you've got to be creative in
> you don't want stuff to grow right up against the front glass. That
> out (as I found out by experience) hygro polysperma or just about any
> that branches heavily. I use a CO2 setup and have 160w NO fluorescent
> lighting, though the bulbs are being driven by a VHO ballast, so the
> output is higher, I suspect (the bulbs are HOT).
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