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Re: Lighting and Lux

Wayne Jones said, in part, re John T. Fitch's analysis of Amano's

> That article is not really plotting the lighting requirements of
> tanks
> but the efficiency of short verses long lamps. Also since the short
> lamps are less efficient he has to crowd more lamps in his fixture
> which
> results in even greater efficiency losses. If Amano was using PCs he
> would not be using so many watts on his small tanks. This watts per
> gallon rule should only apply to linear fluorescents.

I looked again at the chart it appears for all the world to plot the
watts used by Amano against the tank sizes that those wattages were
used on, by Amano.  This is not Watts per gallon?

Scott H.

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