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Old 04-12-2004, 12:25 PM   #1
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buy better light bulbs?

i have a double balace that i have recently bought.it came with 2 30 watt eclipse bulbs. i was wondering if powerglos would be better them and i was wondering how much stronger the light is from power glos are?
i also have a single balace with a 25 watt marine glo.
ps dont tell me to buy metal halides or vho i just dont have the cash. im only 16 years old i dont have that kinda cash.

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Old 04-12-2004, 10:04 PM   #2
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With lighting you will not get an increase in intensity from varying bulb manufactures unless you change the bulb type itself. The best you can really hope for is bulb quality.

On a 33 gal tank and those 3 bulbs you should still be able to keep some lower light soft corals. What I would suggest is making sure you provide the right spectrum with the bulbs available to you. I am not familar with what is available for NO lighting, but hopefully someone that does will post a better response.

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