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Re: [APD] Is the W/G figure valid for a 10 gallon tank?
Rex Grigg wrote:
IMHO the WPG rule breaks down on 10 gallon tanks. I really suggest an
AH Supply 36 watt kit in an enclosure to be the best method to light a
10 gallon. I have yet to upgrade my tank to this but know a couple of
people who have and are very happy. Some day I will make the switch on
my 10 gallon tank along with a custom glass cover to lose the huge light
blocking hinge in the middle.
I'll go ahead and shoot myself in the foot now with both barrels for
what I am about to say, but this does NOT have to be a complex operation.
Find an old incandescent hood, one that uses screw in 10 watt bulbs. Go
to your local hardware store and look for 19 watt Sylvania screw in
compact fluorescent lamps. You'll have to bend the reflector a bit, but
it does work, I have 2 tanks running here for over a year on this exact
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