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Old 08-28-2011, 12:30 AM   #1
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Hey this is my first time really using this forum for something other than threads that all ready existed. It has always been a great help but now I have a question I couldn't find easily.

If I have a 24 inch light hood with florescent bulbs, what size bulb would I need to replace it? Are the bulb sizes related to the hood size or their size. The bulbs are about 18 inches give or take a hair and I'm not sure which size to use to get new bulbs.

I just recently purchased the tank used and it has 2 different bulbs and I would like to get matching colors.
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Old 08-28-2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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A 24" fixture will take a 15w bulb usually and the size on yours matches up too.
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So it would be a bulb listed as 18 inches? I guess the real question is how are the bulbs listed, byt their size or the fixture?
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By both. Also check the writing on the bulb, it will say the watts.

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Aquarium Lighting & Hoods: All-Glass Deluxe Fluorescent Full Hoods - Black

Look under the specs and you should see what i mean
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Ok. I will do that.
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