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Old 11-15-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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Post Can I use T5 lamps?

I currently have 2-18" T8/15w lamps in my fixture, it came in with my marineland 60 gal kit. Can I change those lamps with T5 lamps?

Also, which lights give the brightest light output?
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Old 11-16-2011, 05:53 PM   #3
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You'd need to get new fixtures to use t5 bulbs. If you are going that route, though, I'd just go with t5ho. Can a 4ft fixture fit on the tank? There are some reasonably priced 4ft t5ho fixtures on ebay and online everywhere, just depending on your budget and goal.
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You'd need to get new fixtures to use t5 bulbs. If you are going that route, though, I'd just go with t5ho. Can a 4ft fixture fit on the tank? There are some reasonably priced 4ft t5ho fixtures on ebay and online everywhere, just depending on your budget and goal.
Thanks jeta. I will look online for some good deals on fixtures.
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