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Everyone,

I'd like to pick up a two bulb T-5 shop light fixture for my 75 gallon tank.

What bulbs should I look for to make my dems pop?
 

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I think a 10,000k or higher mixed with a 6500k is a great combination for dems. The high k bulb will bring out the blues and the 6500k will generate a lot of light for full spectrum viewing.

Heres my 75 gal with dems and red zebras; 6500k and 10000k

 

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I tried two 6500K's because my local store had them, not real thrilled with the results. The tank looks a lot more green to me.

I'm going to try a 10,000k if I can find one.
 

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Be careful not to do too much light, either. I've got a pair of 14" PCFs on my 40breeder and the 10000k is way too bright - washing out the blacks on the demasoni.
 

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I don't think you will be able to find a 10000k anywhere besides a pet store, they don't really have a use besides for aquariums. I should of mentioned that.
 
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