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Posted By: WitchyBoy <WitchyBoy@msn.com>
Date: Wednesday, 29 December 2004, at 3:50 p.m.

I'm looking for another light for my tank. I'm using the one that came with the hood, but I think it looks too "steril". The tank is 22 inches high so i want to make sure I have enough light for the plants, but I would like to have something that us more pleasing to the eye. I picked up something last night at my LFS that was supposed to enhance the color of the fish...looks like a frickin' black light! Some of the rocks are glowing! I have some cherry barbs that look grey under the light. My clown loaches look black and grey. Any suggestions on lighting? I guess the overall look I want for the tank is riverbank where the water has washed out between tree roots and rocks, so I do want it a bit shadowy with shafts of light. Any ide