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How much Lighting and Nutrients do I need in my tank?

Knowing how much lighting your tank needs is one of those things without any definite answer. Most articles tend to flounder around for a bit and then give you some good (and practical) guidelines to go by, mainly because, for most plants it actually doesn't matter that much! But it is still good to know why, and that is what I will explain in this article. The guidelines For those who just want to get to the guidelines here they are: Nutrients: One source of additional nutrients in your aquarium.Low light: 10+ Lumen per Litre of water (0.7 Watt/L for Incandescent bulbs and 0.17 Watt/L for LEDs)Medium light: 20+ Lumen per Litre (1.4 Watt/L for Incandescent bulbs and 0.34 Watt/L...

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