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Old 01-18-2006, 09:57 PM   #1
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New bulb for 10 gal strip light. Reccomendations

I have a 10 gal with a small yellow severum, some danios, and cory cat. No plants. I use a basic hood with single florescent strip light. I would like to get things a little brighter. Would a different type of bulb provide a little more output? What would be your recommendations? There are a lot to choose. I am using the stock bulb that came with the light.

Also, do they make any kind of reflectors that would fit into the space where the bulb sits? Or should I try lining it with some alum. foil. Thanks in advance for advice.


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Powerglo bulbs I like, the colouration is beautiful and the brightness is very good.

You can line it with aluminum foil (I lined the entire inside of my DIY canopy with foil). it has pretty good reflectivity.
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