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03-28-2013, 12:47 AM #11Member Molly
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will 5000k lighting be good for plants or should i search for 6500k'
03-28-2013, 12:56 AM #12
I have always had best results with 6700K lighting. I would suggest getting as close to that as you can findIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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03-28-2013, 12:18 PM #13
Yea, if you are looking for the cfls I have seen a few online websites that carry exact color ranges. I just did a mix, I have 108w over my 55 with 8 bulbs. 4 of them I think are 5000K and another 4 are 6500K. I just wanted a mix, best results have been found with the 6700K bulbs. But I think you still can get good growth being close to it