One of the first modifications to our Fluval Spec V aquarium was to get a new light. We not only wanted to be able to see inside our tank better, but we wanted to try growing some low light plants. That first replacement light was a Finnex Fugeray Planted+, purchased in January of 2014. It has served our needs very well for both requirements of improving tank appearance and successfully growing plants. However, I have always had reservations
The Fluval Spec line of aquariums has much to offer in the way of features – it’s all-in-one package lends to a very clean look with simple setup and operation. The one component of this all-in-one design that people often look at upgrading is
One of the variables that you need to establish for your aquarium is the schedule for when lights will be on and off. For the planted aquarium, this becomes critical in creating the right balance between providing enough lights for you plants but not too much to simply fuel unwanted algae.
Specific to the low light planted Aquarium, since