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Old 07/12/2018, 03:01 PM   #1
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Recommended light for Innovative Lagoon 25g?

I'm putting together a macro tank and am shopping for a light. The dimensions of the display portion of the tank are 24"x17"x12".

I'm debating between a 24"-36" Current USA Satellite Pro and an AI Prime Freshwater. I feel that the Prime would give me more control over lighting placement, but the Satellite Pro is more affordable.

The only things I'm planning to keep in the tank is macroalgae (haven't decided what kind yet but greens, reds, and browns), and some easy critters like zoas and mushrooms.

Do you have an opinion on which one you'd choose? Or maybe something different altogether?

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Old 07/12/2018, 10:52 PM   #2
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I can't recommend a particular light, but I will say, buy the brightest light you can afford, for your tank dimensions. Daylight (6500K) spectrum is good for plants.

As many naturalists and environmentalists have suggested, we should set aside our arrogance,
our desire to conquer and control everything, and walk hand in hand with Mother Nature. -Walter Adey

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