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Old 12-04-2006, 02:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like that idea too.

But we must include the height of the tank, not just the volume.

Back in 1982 I had a 10 gal tank that was only 10 inches tall. With 50 watts of incandescent light, inert gravel full of mulm, and no CO2 I could grow about 15 species of plants. I believe it was the height of the tank that made that possible.

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