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post #1 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Lighting?

I want a light thats going to make my tank and fish look bright and colorful. Will this light do that? POWER-GLO Fluorescent Bulbs by Hagen 24in 20 watts. Thank you

Got new 56 collum tank 12/26/2008

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post #2 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 01:02 PM
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Is this a fish only tank or do you have live plants? If so what kind?

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post #3 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 01:37 PM Thread Starter
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I have guppies, Mollies, rasbora heteromorpha, Dwarf graumi, Fem betta, an angel fish, ghost shrimp, and a gold dojo loach. I am going to add some tetras too. Its a 56 gallon and no live plants

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post #4 of 6 Old 01-15-2009, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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This light actually sounds like it would be better for my tank. AQUA-GLO Fluorescent Bulbs by Hagen

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post #5 of 6 Old 01-16-2009, 07:55 AM
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Since you don't have plants just look for a bulb labled as color enhancing in the 8 to 10,000 Kelvin range.

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post #6 of 6 Old 02-09-2009, 08:55 PM
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One thing to keep in mind is some shyer (not sure on spelling) or nocturnal fish will stay hidden if you have too birght of lights. I don't think any of your current fish would be drastically affected however, keep that in mind when buying new fish.
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