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Thread: New Set UP

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    We are setting up a new 100 gallon tank (60" wide) and looking to have live plants this go around. My current lighting system needs to be replaced so my question is...What type of lighting should I use? on somewhat of a budget.

    Just a little bit about our tank:
    100 gal
    freshwater
    gravel substrate (can add another substrate if needed)
    no fish yet but semi-aggressive or tropical planned
    we like to leave the light on for a night light (can be put on a timer though)
    Currently location is a dark corner

    Thank You for all your help.

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    Introduce yourself on the "Introduce Yourself" forum. Then post your questions in either the Beginners Freshwater or General Aquarium forum. You will get the most replies there.
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    Welcome to the forum.
    Don't leave the light on 24/7. like all higher life forms, fish need a period of rest.

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    Welcome to AC, a super forum. Nice to have you.

    Just so others know, I have responded to your lighting questions in your other thread.

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    Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]

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