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Do I have enough lighting?
So I have Two 30watt florasun bulbs for a 125gallon it works out to about 2.5watts per gallon. They are in regular Flo lamps about a foot above the water. I only have a few bunchs of anacharis and some banana plants. I plan on making it a fully planted tank.
Re: Do I have enough lighting?
Originally Posted by GThiele113
For a 125 gallon, 2.5 watts per gallon is a lot of light and you should be able to grow anything you want to. Assuming of course the bulbs are 6500 Kelvin or higher and are good plant growth bulbs. If this is what you have then you are on your way to being able to grow many plants and have a lot of good growth. If you do have 2.5 w/g with good quality lighting, I would also recommend looking into getting pressurized CO2 sooner or later. It may become a neccesity to control algae down the road.
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