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Old 11-02-2019, 06:42 PM   #1
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10 gal incandescent bulbs

Ok so i just got a 10 gal tank with hood for 6 bux. I am wanting more plant friendly bulb than the 2 15w bulbs thats in it. What bulbs can i replace them with, with out changing the fixtures and are water splash proof? I keep low-med light plants.
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Is it a lamp type screw in type (E 26 I think)?

Ace hardware has a screw base bulb LED Daylight and it is appx 5700K works just fine. I buy the 4 pack as you can use the light near house plants in a lamp and they work fine for growing things.
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Ok cool thanks. Tomoro im gonna clean and water check the thrift store 10 gallon i got today and maybe go buy my bulbs.
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If you need something narrow there are LED chandeliet bulbs with *normal/E26* not *chandelier/E10* bases just a little more challenging to find in some cases
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You may find the full size LEDs won't fit because of diameter. I use CFLs in 5000K, and they grow plants very well.
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