lighting depends on which plants you plan to keep.
low light plants don't require any special lights as long as you have a 'daylight'
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I read that thread, cool how you got It free! yeah, one of my friends keeps koi and has a 220 stocked with 8 oascars. He feeds them anything that he declares
Love the comets they are beautiful very cool how u got urs at a fair too, I thought he wasn't gonna live long too but he is the oldest fish in my tank
Saved one from walmart, good fish but definitely will need a big tank as they can grow an inch or more a month.. I would listen to what freshyfresh has