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Re: [APD] Welcome to the "Aquatic-Plants" mailing list (Digest mode)
> I would like to know what is the best indicator for
> insufficient lighting? I have 300gal newly setup tank and I
> have 2 150 watts Metal Halide and I have some plants that are
> still dying. The plants that are dying are with red leaves.
> Some of the plants, e.g. Micranthemum umbrosum,have very nice
> roots but they are not growing very well, never grew an inch.
> I have Co2 injection and almost all the plants will produce
> bubbles. With this kind of situation, do I need to add a 150
> watts of MH?
300 W over a 300 gal tank seems too low for me. The generic rule is the
watts per gallon. I would stick with at least 2 watts per gallon of
tank. Obviously there are many exceptions and variations of this as I'm
sure many people will point out.
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