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Re: Algae and Incandescent Lighting

Tom Wood writes:

> Dennerle claims that algae prefers lighting with a blue
>  spike while plants prefer lighting with a red spike in the spectrum.
<snip>>  Incandescent lights are high in red and low in blue, at around 

Okay, here you are saying that incandescents are better for vascular plants 
than for algae because they have low CRI temps.

<snip> The
>  color rendering index (CRI) of most low light temperature lamps is not good
>  compared to lamps in the 5000-6500K range lamps.

Now you are saying lights with low CRI temps are NOT good for vascular plants.
Am I confused or are you?

Bob Dixon