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Old 02-08-2006, 02:01 PM   #31
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Some people say PC bulbs stay true to spectrum longer than T5. There are more spectrum choices for PC.

There is debate as to which is more energy efficient (lumens/watt), my family energy engineer swears by T5.

T5 bulbs are often cheaper. T5 parabolic reflectors make maximum use of the light emitted.

It's really a personal call. I'm in favor of T5.

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If you want an anemone I would get the T5. (would really recommend MH, though)

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How do the Orbit Brand PC's compair to the Coralife PC's?


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Old 02-09-2006, 12:42 PM   #34
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if you don't change your bulbs every 9 months to a year u will get algea problems. its good not to wait until they burn out it will cause more trouble in the long run and more money battling algea

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