is 6 Watt LED enough for 5 Gallon Tank? - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-30-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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is 6 Watt LED enough for 5 Gallon Tank?

I'm a newbie in owned an aquarium..
so I bought Led strips which have 3 colour Led each..
I got 3 Strips SMD 5050 LED Strip

Each Strips have 12 Lamp (RGB)/2 Watt

so in conclusion I use 6 Watt LED for aquarium
but I'm wondering is it Enough for PLanted Tanks?
I have Anubias, Marimo, Farnwort, and Jungle Vall inside..
Do I need to change/adding another LED?

thank you so much before..
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-30-2012, 10:46 PM
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you seem to have low light plants. I'm not familiar with LEDs. but you need to look into the correct color temperature (6500k+). I would say your lighting is far from optimum, but your plants should survive.
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