HELP ME STOCK

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  1. adam bekko

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    Hi all,
    as the title say, I'm in need of some stocking assistance.
    Currently I'm running a 40-gallon rectangle. It has no plants as it's custom and no lights fit it.
    There are 3 mollies,1 female dwarf gourami, a female brisltenose pleco and a tiny orange fish(not sure what it's called, but it's tiny).
    If you have any ideas please give me suggestion, but plants are a definite no-no.
    Thanks in advance
     
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    If I may ask?
     
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    adam bekko

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    the tank that I have was custom made, meaning that I would need to have a custom light made. but with the current market and the fact that im a student means i'm by no means able to pay for these. So that's why I don't have a light and cause plants need light well it means that it wont be happining.
     
  5. BossManST

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    But a normal short t5 it t8. Even led will work. Just put smaller or bigger fittings in.

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    adam bekko

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    honestly i never thought of that
     
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    I've done it with all my tanks and the results are perfect 42050d4137230f7fc1ef402966a13dff.jpgaa8feaf53ec4514f312000d1c6b3de48.jpg

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    adam bekko

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    nice, maybe I should reconsider my options.
    Anyway, do you have any suggestions?
     
  9. BossManST

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    How long is the upper part of your lid.

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    adam bekko

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    its open top
     
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    Send pics please

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    adam bekko

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    That's an awesome list. I shall definitely reference that.

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    Yeah and if you are colour blind like me where I can not see the difference with any degree of certainty for the red / green ...

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    I just abuse the image till things pop :thumbup:

    Dark = Bad
    Middle = OK
    Light = Maybe

    Later Ferdie
     
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    The Zetlight Lancia range of LED lights should work with your tank.
    You could lay them over the top of the tank using the extendable brackets, or by using the optional acrylic mounting brackets that are tilt adjustable.

    zetlight_ZP4000_lancia_led_detail4.jpg
     

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