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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #236
Aquatic Plants Digest wrote:
> Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 14:20:16 -0700
> From: "Birdy" <birdy at aa_net>
> Subject: R.E. T-8 Ballasts
> The difference, as I understand it, is the T-8 lamps, (the tubes themselves)
> are designed to be a more energy efficient form of lighting. (Numerous SNIPS
> throughout) There are a lot of good T-8 lamps. There are even some made
> specifically for aquarium use.
Thank you all for replying, I thought that there was a difference, but I wasn't
sure. I also wasn't too sure of the availablity of T-8 daylight, full spectrum,
etc., etc. tubes. BTW does Chroma 50s come in 4' T-8 tubes? I like the color of
these, I'll have to do some more looking around.
The specs on the ballasts are "PowerLighting Ultra-Miser, Electronic Ballasts
cat.# E432PI120G11". I picked up a number of them (real cheap) when Builder's
Square went out of business.
Paul E. Turley
"Anything you say can and will be used against you in the greatest possible