Hmmm....lights For Viewing? 38 Bow Front Sorority

  1. sassymomma

    sassymomma Well Known Member Member

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    Anyone have a suggestion for viewing lights? The tank itself has darker glass, so I can only really see the fish if the lights are on.....which would pose a minor issue, since I have a 5000k plant strip on there, and don't run co2 or anything to warrant a 12hour photo period

    Plus I am fairly lightly planted with undemanding plants (Anubis, Amazon sword, peace lily, java fern, bamboo)

    I'm wondering about something that I can run for when I don't need lights on....so I can still view the fish

    Here's what I mean e03ddd25769565aecced86dd0b63aeff.jpg 23a5fa99c3d0862a0635971164d54771.jpg

    Maybe one of those led lights that sit in tank?
     


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    You could get a LED bubble wall. One for your tank is about 20 bucks

    By the way that's a beautiful tank, love the driftwood.
     


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    sassymomma Well Known Member Member

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    Thanks

    I was actually considering that.... I saw one once, and though I don't have a pump for it ATM, I could hook it up as a light, and get the pump when I get the chance

    I think it was close to 40 though....maybe Amazon would offer a better option?
     
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    If you're willing to spend the money I just got my Finexx 24/7 planted+ and it made a world of difference over the light included with my box front. 8ea5fd4533abaa8eaeca122f7a9e8331.jpg

    You could use the night version for when you don't need lots of light
     
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    Does it fit into the standard space that the hood leaves for the light strip? c3b481fbdbf9b050cf522d023db1c762.jpg c9727cbf69b110c8649d1dc7f764e45f.jpg
     
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    The Finnex? Yes, that's where I put mine. I didn't want to remove the hood and risk my snails getting out.
     
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    Great, I will add that to my wish list