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Old 02-18-2004, 02:30 PM   #1
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New lighting hood for 29G. Help me choose the correct bulbs

I'm in the process of building a new hood for my 29G. My primary focus will be corals and inverts (and a fish or two for the wife). I was planning on using the following in the hood:

Part 30552 - 2 x 55 watt Bright Kit
Bulb1: Part 11551 - 55w 10,000K Compact Fluorescent Bulb

Which 2nd bulb should I get?
-Part 11552 - 55 Watt Medium Blue Compact Bulb
-Part 11559 - 55 Watt Dark Blue Actinic Compact Bulb
-Part 15519 - 55 Watt Combo Compact
This twin-tube compact has one tube that is 10000K daylight and one tube that is dark blue 03 actinic.

Or feel free to recommend something completely different.


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Old 02-18-2004, 03:18 PM   #2
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I would go with one 10k and one dark blue actinic 03. Keep in mind that you won't be able to keep corals/inverts with very high light requirements under this setup. If you want to get into SPS, clams, anemones, ect..., I would look at doing a MH setup with a PC actinic.
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