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With light intensity, you have to check what type of inhabitants are living in your tank. In some cases where the light is too intense, it will cause some problems for your fish in the long term. Therefore, make sure to check this matter properly with the professional people to guarantee the growth of your tank’s inhabitants.
For fish-only tank, only choose a light that is bright enough to lighten up the entire tank.
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According to some research, LED aquarium lighting can provide the same amount of light with less energy when compared with the other bulbs. It is said that LED aquarium lighting can save about 10 percent of energy for your fish tank. Therefore, this type of lighting tends to give you more lumens per watt. This will lead to the cost-effective outcome in a long time and you can receive the same brightness level. There are four different types of fish tank lighting available on the market. These are:
Photo provided by FlickrWith bright LEDs all in a strip, this  provides the right lighting for any fish tank out there.
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Getting the proper amounts and types of lighting in your fish tank is vital to the health of your fish and plants. Even though your fish are in an aquarium inside your home, they still need to experience light as they would in nature so you want to be sure to provide around 12 hours of light a day. Consider using a timer so that you can consistently light the tank, inconsistent lighting may stress your fish which can lead to health problems.For a fish only tank, it is recommended that you have 3 watts of lighting for each gallon of water the tank holds. This ratio can be important when it comes to algae control and if you notice green algae taking over your tank it could be because your lights are too strong. You should plan to replace your lights every 8 months as the lighting will get weaker over time.Although most aquarium setups come with hoods that have lights fitted right into them, you can also purchase different types of to suit your needs. Most beginning aquarists need only to use the lighting that is provided with the aquarium as long as it is fluorescent lighting and your tank is for fresh water fish only.Aquarium lighting for tanks with plants is different than for all fish tanks. Aquarium plants can last as long as house plants if cared for properly. While you may be able to keep some fern like plants with regular fluorescent aquarium lighting, most plants require a full spectrum fluorescent bulb or tri-phosphor tubes which concentrate on the red, blue and green spectrum ranges.If you are planning on keeping plants in your fish tank, then the lighting requirements are a bit different. If you have tried to keep plants in your fish tank only to have them grow weak and die after a few weeks it is simply because you do not have the right type of light. Contrary to what many people think, aquarium plants are not hard to keep alive and should last as long as house plants with the proper lighting. If you want to keep anything other than a basic fern plant, you need a tri-phosphor tube or full spectrum fluorescent bulb which will provide the full spectrum of light that plants require.If you have a saltwater tank that you plan to keep only fish in then the fluorescent lighting you would use in a fresh water tank is probably sufficient. If you want to keep live coral or rocks you will need much more light. Many people start out thinking they only want to keep fish but eventually want to expand their horizons and add and in this case it is wise to get a hood that has fixtures for 2 tubes, that way you can add more lighting as your aquarium grows. Although some corals can survive with 4 watts of light per gallon, most will need 5 - 8 watts to remain healthy and alive.