05-04-2010, 10:02 PM
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Originally Posted by aunt kymmie
Well, that depends. A lot of fish are "jumpers" and need to be kept covered. If you want a planted tank you'll need a hood to house the lighting. What fish are you considering, do you want to go planted??
I currently have baby Oriental goldfish in the tank with a few bamboos. I plan on upgrading to bigger tank or pond later though. As of now, I just have secured desk lamp that shines on the tank. It's kinda hard to explain how it's like. I'm a bit on budget as I spent it on the filter and substrate. So, I don't want to buy it now, if it's not necessary. So, is the hood necessary?
Also, thanks for the reply.