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Old 12-28-2012, 01:55 PM   #1
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Which bulb should I use for replacment

It is my first time replacing the bulbs in my lighting system. I have double ended 2-250 watt metal halides, and 4-36" T-5's. I was wondering from your guys experience what is a good brand of bulb to use for replacment. Also which color of T-5's look best I was looking around and have seen multiple diffrent colors in the T-5's. Any advice is much appreciated
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:08 PM   #2
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I bought coralife t5s and the colors were horrible and they are dull, id stay away from them. I now use the guissman actinic+ and they are really bright and a nice blue.
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It is my first time replacing the bulbs in my lighting system. I have double ended 2-250 watt metal halides, and 4-36" T-5's. I was wondering from your guys experience what is a good brand of bulb to use for replacment. Also which color of T-5's look best I was looking around and have seen multiple diffrent colors in the T-5's. Any advice is much appreciated
For halides i really like 14k phoenix bulbs nice crisp white with a slight blue tint growth is good and actinics almost dont help because the color of light from phoenix is so good
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Thank you guys very much it is much appreciated. I was a little lost with all the options.
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