Lighting help

JillybeansOctober 20, 2012


I'm setting up a 10 gallon standard fish tank (20x12), as a terrarium for winter. Mostly just for temporary storage until I get a bigger setup going.

Question: Will a single T5 light fixture be enough for the 10gal tank? Or better off with a dual T5?

Currently using CFL.

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dethcheez(Sunny SoCal Z10)

Can't really comment on T5s since I never used

But if you want to save some cash
Cheap spiral CFLs work great & are only like a buck a pop

One or two smaller watt ones a or a 150watt would be more than enough for a 10gal

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 1:16AM
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Thanks for the input.

Think I'll be sticking to the CFL's for now.

How ever I might be getting 2 single T5 latter.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2012 at 9:14AM
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dethcheez(Sunny SoCal Z10)

I've grown a lot of "Plants" that require a lot more light than Neps under CFLs & surprisingly they work amazingly well & you can't beat the price

Good Luck

    Bookmark   October 25, 2012 at 4:26AM
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