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Old 03-05-2012, 05:19 PM   #11
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What should be the kelvin on the hqi bulbs. I'm going to get all the compacts actinic I want best growth but with the purple blue color which I think the actinic will give me
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The halides tend to drown out the PC light. I would go with something at least 14k. I forget who, and which lamp it was, but someone posted PAR results from a 175 watt lamp that outdid many 250 watters. Those lamps would be what I would use. I think maybe Larry (ccCapt)?
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:34 PM   #13
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Another question what should be a good height off of your tank should be your lights cause I may have mine to heigh but want to make sure
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