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Re: Compact Flourescent vs VHO lighting

Vampyr1476 at aol_com wrote:

> Anyone have any opinion about whether CF lighting is brighter than VHO 
> lighting, I have heard varied opinions.  Just want to make the best choice 
> for my planted tank.
> Don

Check out the article at http://www.aquabotanic.com/lightcompare.htm

There are a number of power compact fluorescents and one VHO listed there.
Typical PCs deliver 85-90 lumen/watt, typical VHOs 65 lumen/watt. Watt for
watt, PCs look brighter.

- Ivo Busko
  Baltimore, MD