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aholmes777
04-12-2010, 10:20 PM
Hi guys, I have a 40 gallon thats been set up for about a year now, and all is going well. I have some plants in there at the moment, and there doing ok but i want to push their growth. so far i have about 2wpg of light in the tank. I would really appreciate some advice on what sort t8 tubes i should get so the plants will grow great, (co2 is being injected), and how many tubes i should use, The tank is 90cm long and 65cm tall, I have no idea what tubes are good for penetrating to the bottom of the tank, good for the plants. Thanks any help will be great

rich311k
04-12-2010, 11:24 PM
You wont get more light by changing bulbs, to get more light you need to add more bulbs. 6400K bulbs are a good color for plant growth.