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Old 11-18-2003, 06:39 PM   #1
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Moonlight questions

Ok I am going to be building a Canopy for my tank tomorrow and wanted to know how good/bad it would be to use 2 extremely low watt Blue Incandesent party bulbs.. I am thinking like 15w or smaller.. I was thinking about using 2 of them for a 55gal tank.. I would like to get Actual moonlights but my wife says I cant buy anything like that until After Xmas.. (I think I know what 1 Present might be lol)...

Is this blue light going to be bad for the Inhabitants? Is there going to be any benifit in using this or should I just DIY myself some LED moonlights??

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Old 11-18-2003, 06:49 PM   #2
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Prior to the LEDs blue party bulbs were all the rage for moon lights It will be fine.
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Old 11-18-2003, 07:02 PM   #3
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Alright thats what I read but wasnt for sure if there was a reason for not using them any longer.. I am going to do some price checking and see which one/way would be the cheaper route to take... My feeling would be the Party lights but I am kind of doubting that... I plan on using my Plain Flat reflector mounted on a few small pieces of 1x2 until My wife lets me order a few of the Parabolic Reflectors... I WANT MY PANTS BACK lol

If I went with LEDS I was thinking that 2 of them would be plenty for a 55gal tank correct or should I use more?? If so how many.. Which is better to use the White or the blue.. I feel blue would be more TRUE to the outside world..

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Use blue it looks more realistic.
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