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Old 01-12-2013, 07:48 PM   #1
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Replaing bulbs in light

When I get ready to replace my HO and actinic bulbs, can I buy bulbs that have a higher wattage? I feel I a could use a little more but don't want to buy a whole new fixture.
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:53 PM   #2
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The wattage will be the same in the bulbs depending on length. To get a higher wattage bulb means you need a larger bulb which means it isn't gonna fit. You can always order a retro fit kit and add more light to your tank that way.
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i remember reading someone had my fixture a 2x t5 nova extreme with 48 watts per bulb but maybe it was just a larger fixture

i also want stronger lights
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That would be a 4ft. fixture and the bulb would be 54 watts
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:42 AM   #5
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You can't get higher wattage but ATI has the best PAR or one of the best
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:16 AM   #6
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Ok. Thanks!
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