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post #1 of 4 Old 06-05-2009, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
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Needing help on lighting

How`s it going, i just bought a 250 gallon tank (96"x24"x25"). I`m wanting to grow live plants and any other stuff that i decide to put in it. What kind of lights do i need to get for it. I wanting to stay with the t5 lights if i can, since they are cheaper to run. Any ideals on what i need and where might be the best place to buy them. Thanks alot, james
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-06-2009, 10:16 AM
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welcome to the forum james.

im confused as you claim to wish to keep plants but this is in the saltwater section. please let us know what kind of tank you wish to set up and any additional information about it that you can include to best help you.
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Welcome. Depending on what you want it's going to be a whole range of lights

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-08-2009, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the reply. Starting out i was going to go freshwater and grow plants and livebearer fish, then when i get my lights and tank payed for, i was going to go saltwater with it and i wanted to allready have my lights for the saltwater tank. Any ideals on what lights and how big? Thanks again, james
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