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Old 05-19-2005, 12:10 PM   #1
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Flourecent or Flourecent-UV lighting?

I have a 20 gallon brackish tank which currently has a florescent tube house in the hood. I have a UV bulb I purchased a while back for my since deceased (R.I.P. Lecter) Iguana. Seeing as I no longer need the UV light for my Iguana and considering it is more-less a florescent light that also gives off UV rays AND it will fit perfectly into my aquarium hood, which light should I be using?

I figure since fish get UV rays in the wild then they should also get them in captivity. This is really debatable, I hope I get some feedback.

I would be more then happy to post any further information you may want about my aquarium/situation.

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No, there's no reason to use that bulb, and in fact you could cause harm to the fish. Skip it.
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