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Thread: Lighting Help

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    Not sure if this is in the correct section so I'm sorry if its not. I was wondering if you guys could recommend me a lighting solution for my tank. My tank is 40cm high 30cm deep and 160cm long. The tank had two t8 bulbs but I wasn't really satisfied with them and the actual fixture has broken. I really want to switch to LEDs or a more efficient light source that will not cost as much to run. I would like to have the tank heavily planted but only with very easy plants like Java moss and fern. There are currently no fish in the tank but I'd like to get some head standers. I have been really struggling to find a fixture that could actually fit my tank let alone one that doesn't break the bank. I don't need any features but a timer would be nice, i really don't want wifi or bluetooth either.
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    If you are going to stick with the java moss and ferns then a Finnex Stingray is a great option. It is good for plants/tanks that need a good light without the overkill on PAR and fancy options. Price is good too. Hope it is available in your location.
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