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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1312
Dan Dixon said....
>John Stark wrote:
>> Does anyone think that a 175Watt MH light is too much for an extra tall 30g
>> tank (24x12x24)?
>It depends on the plants (not to mention fish) you plan on keeping, as well
>as the proximity to the water surface. Stuff like Rotala, Alternanthera
>reineckii, Cabomba, Limnophilla aromatica, Myriophyllum tuberculatum --
>basically most of your high light plants -- will love the 175 watt MH. Low
>light plants like some Anubius and Crypts will probably be unhappy, unless
>shaded by the light loving plants. Algae will be in heaven. :D
Anubias barieri var. nana grow very well under bright MH lamps
provided they have access to adequate nutrition. Shade, for them,
was not an advantage.
ac554 at FreeNet_Carleton.ca