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Old 06-29-2007, 06:18 PM   #1
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Are all 50/50 bulbs 10,000k/actinic?

Just as the title says I just got my TRU 50/50 bulb which is a 10000k/actinic hybrid. I'm wondering if they make 50/50's with 6700k (or other daylight bulb) or if the standard is 10000k/actinic?

I remember now how much I like the 50/50 bulbs, that cool blue hue that gives the green plants many shades of green/blue, and the colors on my tiger barbs and powder blue gourami look great!

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I'd say that from what I've seen 99.9% of 50/50 bulbs are 10000K/Actinic. There's probably at least one odd ball out there with a different mix, but I haven't seen it yet.
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There's also bulbs like these....

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113346
CD-21119 22" SunPaq Dual Daylight 6700K/10000K 65W
CD-21121 22" SunPaq Dual Actinic 420/460nm 65W
CD-21120 22" SmartPaq 10000K/Actinic 460nm 65W

But I haven't seen any that are 50/50 6700k or 6500k/actinic
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