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10000º It is a blue light and the plants prefer a warm light as the 6500º and 7200º.


with 1 watt per gallon is low light, you only valid for plants low consumption.
 

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10000 is very high temperature for a FW planted. The actinics are even less suitable for our planted tanks. We are not doing corals so the high temperature lighting is not needed or desired. As Saca said, go with lamps with a daylight spectrum for good growth.
 

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My tank runs at around 1WPG

I have Java fern, Pygmy chains swords, Larger assorted swords, Various Crypts, A. Crispis, Various Anubias & Val

All are growing lush and successfully :)
 
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