I'm not sure you're going to find a good answer to this question. If I had to throw out some arbitrary and general numbers, I'd say something within these ranges might be appropriate:What amount of lumens per gallon is considered low, medium, and high?
I don't know that there is a "best way" to measure lighting. Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) probably gives you the best feel for how much usable light you have, but in truth, the entire subject is too complex to rely on any one variable to tell the entire story.Ok. Well feel free to school me on what would be the best way to measure it
It's among the most complicated topics in the hobby, in my opinion, so that's not surprising. It confuses just about everyone at times.Aquarium lighting confuses me more than anything else regarding my aquarium.