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Old 01/08/2008, 03:14 PM
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How many T-5s should i get?

Im getting another frag tank that im going to use just for shrooms and Rics. Its going to be 48x16x6tall I want to use T5's over it but im not sure how many i need. How many T5's would i need?
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Old 01/10/2008, 09:41 AM
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Old 01/10/2008, 09:52 AM
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If your just going to put shrooms and rics, I would say 4 with individual reflectors would be fine. If you get a fixture like the original nova extreme, go with 6 bulbs. Individual reflectors make the world of a difference.
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Old 01/10/2008, 09:58 AM
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OK thanks. Im never sure what to do about lighting. What would be some good bulbs? Iv never had T5's before.
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Old 01/10/2008, 04:47 PM
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For good growth go with AquaSuns or GE bulbs more white
 

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