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Re: 10000K Bulbs

>Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 06:04:02 -0800 (PST)
>From: Richard Orr <rich_orr at yahoo_com>
>Subject: 10000K Bulbs
>I recently purchased a 4x55W compact flourescent
>system for my new 75 gallon tank.  The nice part about
>this system is that I can use either 55W or 36W bulbs
>with the ballast.  That said, the manufacturer (after
>being contacted by the retailer I purchased it from)
>suggested 10000K bulbs instead of the 6500K bulbs that
>I purchased it with.  Has anyone tried this before?
>Is this as weird as I think it is?

Yeah. I would go with the 6500K bulbs. 10kK might be good for a reef tank. 
6500K gives nice color and the plants grow just great.

George Booth in Ft. Collins, Colorado (booth at frii_com)
"The web site for Aquatic Gardeners by Aquatic Gardeners"