Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (4)

For Gareth: Got My Light

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2002, at 7:24 p.m.

Thanks so much for all your help with this. In the end I couldn't find a Compact Florescent with a good K rating locally and decided it cost just too much to buy them on-line. I was also concerned about heat a bit.

Today I just bought a new hood. It takes one Florescent 18" and came with a 15 watt 9325K GE Aqua Rays bulb which I plan to run 12 to 14 hours a day.

Wow, what a differenct it makes! I was afraid of too much brightness, but it's really beautiful what it does to the color of everything.

I'll see how it goes for awhile with my three plants (see profile) before getting any more.

Thanks again for your help,



Have you ever clicked on "Top 25"? It