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Lighting help

Posted by Jillybeans none (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 20, 12 at 10:41


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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RE: Lighting help

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

RE: Lighting help

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.

RE: Lighting help

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

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