lighting

A guide to freshwater lighting

April 8, 2015

Lighting is one of the major considerations when setting up a successful freshwater aquarium. You will need to consider the intensity of lighting, the duration of the lighting each day and the spectrum of the lights. The light spectrum is just as important, if not more important than the wattage of the lamps. The type of light required for a coldwater aquarium is normally down …

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Marine lighting guide

April 8, 2015

The type and amount of lighting is one of the most important considerations when setting up a new marine aquarium. There are types of lighting to suit most budgets, all with their own pros and cons for specific applications. If you are considering a ‘Fish only’ system the amount of lighting is less of a factor in the success of your aquarium than it would …

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