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Old 05-24-2010, 02:18 PM   #1
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actinic bulbs

I know they are for salt water but does anyone use them for freshwater. I have all tetras of different kinds in my 75 and I like the look of this type of bulb but I dont want to bring any of the fish harm. Ni live plants in the tank. I had 50-50 sunlight bulbs in the fixture, The bulbs are fluorescent and square pin, Maybe use one of each?
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they will be fine. They just don't work for plants.
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I've got one 10,000k and one actinic bulb over my 150g mbuna tank. The actinics wont grow algae, which means I can have the lights on without as much worry, and they really make the colors of the fish come out too
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I have one bujlb each on my setup. I found out that the reds do not show up well under acintic bulb
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Hey nam69 if your name suggests what I think then I thank you for your service.
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Old 05-29-2010, 12:28 PM   #6
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Hey nam69 if your name suggests what I think then I thank you for your service.
Well Thank You very much as I dont hear that often, Thank You I appreciate it, Pete (from the bronx but moved to Pa.
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