t5 par penetration

nate82

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does anyone know just how deep t5's can actually penetrate? i have a 40 hex tank that's about 36" deep and i was wondering if i could use my t5 set up on it? thanks guys
 

jfl14609

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not sure about 36 inches I know my par reading on my 120 is 168 at its lowest point. It would also depend on what bulbs ballast and how many
 

Steven1015

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I dont think the bottom of the tank will get much light even with the individual reflectors on a 36" deep tank t5s dont seem to penetrate as far as metal hallides
 
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