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Old 10-22-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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Would theses lightbulbs work?

I ran across these in my hardware store and was wondering what kind of aquarium, if any, these would work on. As in, would "blank" amount work for a 5 gallon saltwater or 20 gallon freshwater?
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As far as freshwater gos they wouldn't do much. They are 5000k so they wouldn't help a planted tank, you could certainly use them for lighting in a non-planted tank.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:03 PM   #3
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They had some different ones, what would I need for a planted tank, or a saltwater?
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:17 PM   #4
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Planted tanks need around 6500k
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:32 PM   #5
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Planted tanks need around 6500k
The newer technology is improving enough for LED's to start becoming viable options. Plants need 6500K and reefs needs something like a 10000K or 14000K. Research your needs and you can Google aquarium lights, LED aquarium lights or reef aquarium lights and find what you need according to your budget.

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