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While searching for help on the various forums,to set up my new tank, I came across the Walstead method and have ordered the book.:)

Meanwhile I would like some help.:confused:

My tank is 48'' x 12'' x 18'' tall.
I have Eheim 2217 and 2213 external filters.8-[

I am making a light fitting which will be fitted above the tank, under a shelf.
What type of light source should I fit and what wattage etc.
What height above the tank should the light be fitted.

Should I 'back' my tank, as it is located in a recess.

The room, my office, that the tank is in does not have any direct sun, will this be a problem.8-[

Finally can I have a Natural tank in my situation.

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Iain
 

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Thanks

Your book is on order.

Two 55watt tubes with reflectors are what I will get and fit into my hood.

I will keep you / the forum, informed when I start to fill the tank.

If or should I say 'When' I need help I will come running.

Regards

Iain
 

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Can somebody give me some information on the best type and power of heater suitable for my new tank.:D

I have the Filter, the lights are on order, and now I need to get the heater.

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Iain:p
 
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