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macroalgae lighting


dweeeezy

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Hey guys, I have a 20 long that's cycling right now with no lights yet. I was wondering what the best spectrum of lighting would be. I'm looking to buy an aquastyles 24 led kit but I don't know if it's worth it for a macroalgae tank. Do you guys have any suggestions?

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couple of 6500k t5 bulbs would do ya just fine. I done have a macro tank, but i have 2 6500k 13w cfls over my fuge, and the macros in there grow like crazy!

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altolamprologus

Don't use LEDs for macros. T5s or power compacts will do just fine. 6500k is probably the best spectrum for growth, but I have 10,000k on my macro tank and it looks more balanced(less yellow)

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