Tourney said:ceg4048 said:170 watts T5 over a 45 gallon tank :?: You're getting exactly what is predicted for high light and sub-par CO2. You need to lose about 85 Watts and to improve the injection rate ASAP, otherwise this tank will soon have to be renamed "In Remembrance Of"...
If ceg recommends it, you'd better do it
I am surprised anyone would use this much lighting - a 2 x 54w T5 fisture would be plenty.