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post #1 of 5 Old 12-17-2007, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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light for cic tank

just wondering what the best light setup i could use for a cic tank currently have yellow labs and misc cichlids from pet store. it would be on a 55 gallon tank. right now i have a split hood with two better?
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-17-2007, 08:57 PM
The fixture you have is just fine. You may want to look for bulbs that would enhace the color of your fish. These should be available at your lfs.
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post #3 of 5 Old 12-17-2007, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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any bulb i should look for i found most things way over priced locally would be intrested in ordering online. suggestions?
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-17-2007, 09:28 PM
A lamp something along the lines of the added link would do very well.

I really don't know what kind of fixyre you are usein, but these are T-8's, I believe. If you use T-5's or compacts , this light is not for you. But you can get similar bulbs to fit you fixture's configuration.
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-17-2007, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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i just checked i have two aqua glo bulbs 18" similar ?
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