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Old 06-05-2005, 12:37 AM   #1
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I have a 30 gal tank and am using the All-Glass triple tube lights. The light (s) still have the original bulbs in them which are 1 1/2 years old. From what I have read the bulbs will "wear out" over time. I was going to order new replacement bulbs but there is so many choices that I don't know which type/color/k rating,etc. They are t-8 30 watt bulbs. I have fish, live rock, and xenia in my tank. Since I will be replacing 3 bulbs should I mix the k ratings up, go with the brightest on all 3 or what? I think all the choices is whats making it confusing for me!
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I would go with 2 10k daylights and then 1 super attinic.
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Since I will be replacing 3 bulbs should I mix the k ratings up, go with the brightest on all 3 or what?
They are all the same watt so all of them should be the same brightness, just the kelvin will be different.

Go with either 2 10k bulbs and one attinic or go with all 50/50
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The bulbs I'm looking at are in the Drs Foster & Smith catalog. Any other place have good prices on bulbs?
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