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Hi all, just wondering if this would be ok for a low tech 45 by 30 by 30 cm tank?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Aquarium-Tank-Ove ... 7C294%3A30
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Garuf

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it'd be a lot of light, 36w is huge light, you'd need co2 dosing of the pressurised variety without doubt.
 

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Hmm, the details state 3x8w T5v tubes...so 24w, perhaps more suitable for low tech, but even 24w of T5 over that tank will be quite high. If it will run only 2 tubes then it may be better as that'll be a more 'low tech' 16w.
 

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Shame they have nothing wider too - very suitable for some of the smaller cube aquariums, though you'd be best replacing the blue bulbs with something more daylight.
 

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Thanks for the replies, i would definately take the blue one out. Lampspecs have got some nice daylight tubes in the size i would need with a CRI of 90+ :D
 

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I found an old arcadia t8 lum on ebay for £30 worth looking for?
 
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