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[APD] Re: 6wpg

Yea, that's just what I thought, just wanted to double check on the
overkill level...thanks

-Dave T.

On 3/6/2004, "Cavan" <millsman7 at yahoo_com> wrote:

>"A friend of mine is going to take a shot at a planted
>tank, 30G and was looking into lighting fixtures.  He
>found one he liked which was basically a doubled PC
>bulb fixture w/2 96W bulbs giving 192W/30 gallons, a
>total of 6.4W/g."
>Sounds like a reef fixture.
>"I'm not sure, but I thought this was WAY overkill for
>a planted tank (w/o Co2 ATM, but may have in the
>You're right.  It is overkill, espceially with no co2.
> One 96 watt PCF bulb down the middle of my tank works
>fine.  The light spread isn't perfect, but that amount
>of light should be fine for most people and plants.
>Even with just one bulb, I would not try a tank with
>that much light without pressurized co2.  Trust me ;)
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