29 Gallon Tank Would planted plus need CO2?


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DanB80TTS

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If I upgraded from a Fugeray to a planted+ or a planted+24/7 would I need to dive into CO2 also?
I don't seem to have any algae problems except I did notice a bit of grey hair algae recently, would upping the light open the door to more algae? I dose flourish each week and excel daily.
 

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Look up the PAR rating for your tank depth with each light.
 

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At 18" depth PAR reading is 30 on the regular Fugeray, not sure on the planted+ or planted+ 24/7
 

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No, you wouldnt need CO2 with the Planted Plus, I'm running it on my 75g with a depth of 21" and just using Excel and my plants are doing very well.
 

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Ok, I think it would put me in the medium light category.
Next question, planted+ or 24/7?

I'm really drawn to the 24/7 because it takes care of itself and I don't have to remember to turn the light off, but I usually get up turn on the light and dose excel at like 10am-2pm depending on when I get up, so I might miss the peak period with the dose.

The thing I like about the planted+ is its silver, I think the silver design is much nicer than the black, I'm not too worried about the red LED being better on the regular planted+
 
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You can get a timer for like $5 and run the planted plus with that...


 

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You can get a timer for like $5 and run the planted plus with that...
I could, but outlets are at a premium and a timer would take up room I don't have, I love that the Finnex don't use the big plugs and have the transformer in the line instead.
 

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Bought the 24/7, the entire Fugeray line and Ray 2 are the same price on Amazon.
need to try make some money back on my original Fugeray now since it's only 3 months old.
 
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