Freshwater Planted Tank Light

Discussion in 'Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment' started by drm180, Jan 24, 2011.

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    drm180

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    I wasn't sure where to ask this. I never get much help on freshwater tank forums. I'm looking to put some amazon swords in my 20 gallon tall angelfish tank. I'm just not sure what light I should put over it. It is 23.5 inches tall so I think I would need a lot of light. I was origanally going to use the Current USA T5 Freshwater but the smallest one is too big. This tank is only 20 inches across. Any ideas?
     
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    KarenJax Certified Master Stylist

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    You could try the 70watt K2 Viper or some type of nano light. My tank is 20 inches and I use 50/50 compacts
     
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    My angel tank had a coralife double bulb fixture with 1 T5 and 1 6700K and until my angels destroyed all the plants they looked fantastic. I believe it was the same size as yours.

    Good luck I hope your angels are better behaved than mine. I lost a lot of money on plants in that tank and now they have plastic plants and they still try to shred them up LOL
     
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