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Old 07-23-2006, 08:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by John N.
That's an interesting read Ben, thanks for sharing.
Agreed- it is definitley worth checking out.

Originally Posted by John N.
I also used (2) 25 watt screw-in CF bulbs from lights of america. No algae issues, and ran with DIY CO2. Plants grew well. Only complaint was the weaker spread of light in the center. This led to faster growth on the sides and slower growing in the center. Definately not a bad choice for those on DIY CO2, and looking to keep maintainence low and cheap.
I looked at your 10 Gallon journal- I have the same fluorescent hood laying around- almost ready to pitch it... but I think I will put two CF's in it- your tank looked great with them. How serious was the lack of growth in the centre?
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