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  1. Default Thoughts on a light that will bring me up to 3 watts of t-5 HO 6500k a gallon


    0 Not allowed!
    What do you guys think of this? I can specify 6500k bulbs and my 36 watts of 6700k just died on me so I wanna revamp the tank get a new light and get high light plants. My main concern is will this this overheat? I have a 29g tall and it's 30'' but man it hits maybe 80 in the room in the summer; though I could put a fan pushing air over it here check it out! http://www.ebay.com/itm/30-inch-High...X:eRTM:US:1123

    thought's before I spend 100 bucks? The sooner I order the better I'm afraid my 10k and actnic bulb I have in are slowly going to kill my plants and it'll take at least a week to get here.
    Last edited by FishGuy67; 07-11-2013 at 10:43 PM.
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a roided out tiger angelfish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.
    Oh and they all get along amazingly!!! went through 4 BN plecos and 2 angelfish until I got ones with the right temperament but it's the most mellow tank now.

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    0 Not allowed!
    Looks good to me. Doubt heat will be an issue but if you feel it will, hook up a cpu fan to cool it.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    0 Not allowed!
    How ironic I build PCs for a living and didn't think of that. I'd like some other members input before I buy it pref. before the next buisness day; I haven't found such a strong light so cheap anywhere else; like I said I only thought of maybe heat being an issue but that's the only one and it'll allow me to finally grow high light plants which will be pimpin!!
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a roided out tiger angelfish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.
    Oh and they all get along amazingly!!! went through 4 BN plecos and 2 angelfish until I got ones with the right temperament but it's the most mellow tank now.

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