Originally Posted by grandmasterofpool
I'm going to warn you against using eco-complete. They have had issues lately with batches of it raising GH and KH significantly. Stick to SeaChem's Flourite, Onyx, or Red Sea's Flora Base. The Hagen bulbs are okay, but don't compare to the zoomeds. You can use a 15 w bulb in a 17 w hood just fine so long as it's the same size.
The Flourish Comprehensive is sometimes labeled as simply just Flourish.
Ok, cool. Thanks for the insight. Then I'm going to order the Zoo Med bulbs today, and look at which of those substrates I like the best...