Re: NANFA-- 135 gal. Freshwater Tank
Mon, 2 Feb 2004 23:21:54 EST

In a message dated 2/2/04 6:55:41 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> I realize that this is a very different view than coral reef tanks, where
> the algal systems need to be driven with really intense lights, or even
> standard tropical set-up. So I'm happy for the moment to be using 460 nm
> actinics, and hit the plants with a steady source of blue/green wavelength
> light. I'll soon know if this set-up is good for good ol'
> active radiation.
Bruce, wave length penetration is different in freshwater than marine due to
the pigments in freshwater. I think you are going to find that actinics are
not very good for freshwater but I would really be interested in hearing how it
turns out.

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