Light Recommendations For 6 Ft Tank

EricNiequist

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I have a 120 gallon and will be starting my fishless cycle very soon. It's 72 inches across and I need some lights. I could get 3x 24inch lights, or 2x 36inch lights. I'm wondering if I should go LED or just stick to good old Florescent. I might have a few plants, but the plant needs will be minimal. But the fish will need some good light. 
 
I don't exactly want to spend a fortune, but I'm also not looking for the cheapest DIY solution. 
 
ANY THOUGHTS?
 
Thanks community! 
 

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Get three goosenecks with a clamp and three LED spotlights. That's what I have over my tank.
 
These are for the UK, I doubt you'll have difficulty in finding equivalents for the US:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vivarium-Reef-Gooseneck-Clamp-Lamp-Bulb-Holder-for-E27-E26-screw-fit-bulbs-/281925498171?
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/E27-PAR30-PAR38-LED-Bulbs-light-LAMP-High-Power-COOL-Warm-White-Light-Bulb-Lamp-/221752700498?var=520598216702&hash=item33a17dae52:m:mbbGV9K57TvELNBo6mcIgrQ
 
Put them one each 1 foot from the side of the tank and one in the center, so they each cover 2 feet of tank.
Make sure to choose the cool white colour, or more precisely something around 6500k, which is natural sunlight color.
 

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