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What does a red light do for a fish tank?

Asked: Dale St. Arnold, Last Updated:

Using only a little red light will slow algae growth. The less you use, the slower algae can grow. Unfortunately, restricting the amount of red light will also dull the reds in your aquarium. Red highlights in your aquarium will show off all the subtle hues of green in your plants.

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