I recently wrote an article on aftermarket light options for the Fluval Spec Aquariums and I just updated the portion on the Spec V to include
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 I don’t care much for is the stock light.
The basic light of the Spec line of aquariums does feature
I was satisfied with the stock light that came with our Fluval Spec V for all of one week. From the beginning, I wanted this aquarium to be my first try at a planted tank, and it became clear very early that the light that came standard wasn’t
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