I was sold a dual 40w satellite with an actinic blub for 170 dollars at the LFS. After researching my buy, I'm finding that this is a light for reef aquariums. Did they rip me off? I will it definitely help me grow any species of plant?
Return it and get a freshwater bulb. You can go 6500k-6700k or even a 10,000k bulb. But watch out on your wattage and lumens since this is just a 10g tank. You may find yourself growing algae or trimming daily if you just go with the biggest brightest bulb.
I also bought the Current Satellite, which came with an actinic/10000k bulb. I just bought a new 6700k bulb and replaced it. Did you buy the dual Satellite?? $170 seems like a lot more than what I paid.
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