Very nice!! You can only stay small for so long. What I like about nanos is how easy it is to care for. My water changes are like 15-20 mins..
My AIO is going through the whole brown, now green algae..so looks kind of ugly right now..but hopefully coraline takes over soon.
I'm using the beamswork reefbright right now and seems to work
Even for sps.
A lot are using the marineland double bright for the mr aqua 12 long on planted tanks.
There is a beamswork version for that too.
Check this link out. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ta...12-gallon.html
Lol I just realized that now.
The double bright version seems to put these tanks in high light for planted.
The reef bright will be a bit extreme for this tank unless you hang the fixture really high.
You could go with the double bright beamswork version or a 2 t5ho fixture if you plan a high tech tank.
I dont know much about what diffferntiates high tech and low tech. I know i want a thick mat of "HC" plant (tear drop plant) on the bottom and will use fertilized gravel. I dont want to get the beamsworks reefbrite and its too much light then i have algae growth,.
High tech means having a pressurized co2 system, reactor, High light and ferts dosing.
HC will definitely benefit from that. They do great (well for those who have grown them) in such set ups. I personally had no luck growing them.
There are some 12long tank threads on tpt with Hc mats in them. You can probably replicate the set ups for good Hc growth.
Looks like beamswork has no double bright version on aquatraders.
Last edited by jeffvmd; 05-25-2012 at 12:20 AM.