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Old 01-16-2003, 05:10 PM   #1
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i want add a new lighting system this summer to my tank and had a question. i currently have a single 250 watt MH with a 24 inch reflector so the light dispurses over the whole tank which is a 65 tall. my question is this: i am planning on adding another 250 MH. if i use two different bulbs on each side of the tank will it show up with two differnt color areas or will the color blend.

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Given the little I know about light refraction...the colors should blend mostly. Though you may have parts near the farthest reaches of the light where the shading/shadowing may show differently.


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I think it would probably be a cool looking effect.
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In that small a surface area, it is doubtful you could tell there were two different color bulbs on that tank if you used a 65K Iwasaki and a 20K Radium

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