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Energy Efficient T-8's
Bob Dixon wrote:
>Why do people use 32 watt bulbs? Aren't these 4 footers? Why not just get
>four 40 watts and get more light, or use three 40 watters, and get the same
>amount of light for less money? I'm missing the point. I mean, 4 tubes over
>a 55 takes up the whole top of the tank. It takes extra effort to get them
>to fit. Why not maximize your investment?
Because 32W 4' bulbs are energy efficient T-8's. Run on the proper
electronic ballast, they put out the same amount of light as the best 40W
tri-phospor bulbs, cost much less and also cost much less to run.