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Re: [APD] ( another ) Eclipse 5 Hex Lighting Question
You can always get one of those screw in flourescent bulbs if you got an
incandescent fixture. I use them and think they work great. If you got a
real small tank, be sure to use a low watt bulb. Less than 10 for sure.
Best to get one with 6500k temp.. But any of them should be fine.
- derek parr
...... Original Message .......
On Tue, 7 Nov 2006 20:07:47 -0500 (EST) "Richard J. Sexton"
<richard at aquaria_net> wrote:
>At 03:39 PM 11/6/06 -0700, you wrote:
>>I'm trying to purchase a nice Desk aquarium kit to be a planted tank.
>>I'm very new to Aquatic plants & clueless about electricity & it's terms.
>>I am looking into a Eclipse 5 hex, But have read the the light it comes
>>isn't acceptable for plants. But have read you can simply buy a different
>>bulb / tube.
>If it has a tube instead of a bulb it's fine for growing plants.
>Worst gase a margering tub with some rocks and anibias would
>work. Sans light.
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