To use this tool: Simply fill in your aquarium length, width and height and you should get the following results:
- Light Requirements: The light power you need for your aquarium. At first you'll get a recommended (see chart bellow) watt-per-liter power, and you can change it if you want (for example if you have a low-tech aquarium with less lighting requirements).
- Filter: What kind of filter you need for your fish tank - liters-per-hour.
- Heater: The power your heater should have - watt.
- Heater Cable: The length of the heating cable that match your aquarium dimensions.
When you fill in your aquarium dimensions, you will get the recommended lighting power, this is based on Takashi Amano's tanks as shown here: