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Old 06-29-2006, 02:10 AM   #1
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Where to buy 20,000k t5 ho bulbs??

Do anyone know where i can get my hands on 20,000k t5 ho bulbs?? i know aqua lux lighting use to carry them before they went out of business
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Old 06-29-2006, 04:01 PM   #2
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http://froogle.google.com/froogle?hl...ch&sa=N&tab=wf

I didn't even think they were made, but there's one supplier on froogle.
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Alrite Dskid thanks for the help. Hopefully this bulb will give me a blueish tint instead of purple.
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:06 PM   #4
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Have you tried an actinic 03 bulb? They are supposed to more narrowly foccus thier light spectrum. That 20k bulb has a 400-500 nm spectrum.
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No i havent, the super actinics are the only one ive tried so far i heard they were suppose to be good but i dont know since i dont have anything to compare it with. Im currently running 2 super actinics and 2 aquablue special, Which one do you think i should swap out?
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Old 06-30-2006, 09:27 AM   #6
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Four blue bulbs? The traditional 50/50 mix of blue and daylight doesn't suit you?
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Try DrsFostersmith.com They have a large selection of bulbs. I've used them for T-5's
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Old 07-01-2006, 03:17 AM   #8
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The aquablue bulbs arent blue there white
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Old 07-01-2006, 11:46 AM   #9
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http://www.aquaticeco.com/index.cfm/...12520/cid/1156
"Aquablue bulbs are 60% actinic blue and 40% white spectrum lamps with a color temperature of 11,000K"

Is your setup wired in such a way that you can run just two of the bulbs at a time?
I'm curious if your "purple" lighting is too much blue, or an out of range blue.

Maybe I'm mis-remembering, but isn't 20k even more blue?
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Have you tried your local lighting/electrical store? I'm not sure about vho's, but my local lighting store orders reg flourescent Phillips actinic03 bulbs for me.
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