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post #1 of 7 Old 02-20-2009, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
Live plants?

I am starting a 2 gallon small tank with a light in the hood (light will be turned off at night)
Is the little 5 watt bulb be enough to keep a plant alive? or will it turn to mush? it won't be near sunlight...
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-20-2009, 06:34 PM
Try posting this question in the plant section of the forum and see if you can get some answers there. :)
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-21-2009, 12:24 AM
you will have to go with a low light applicationsuch as anubias nana or maybe a small java fern, but even then 5w might not be enough. its worth a try at least. even if it doesnt work out, youre looking at a $2 loss on the plant
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-21-2009, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
Ooops sorry Drama, didn't know there was a plant section...
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post #5 of 7 Old 02-21-2009, 08:50 PM
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if it's a 5 watt flourecent a java fern would probably be fine 5 watt incandecent noo way

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post #6 of 7 Old 02-21-2009, 09:50 PM
Its ok to post here, I just thought you might get more answers in the plant section. :)
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 09:34 AM
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if its not enough then try putting a lamp next to the tank, a relative of mine did this for a while when his bulb broke and his plants are huge! and youd have the tank light aswell so i rekon thhats ur best option.

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