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Re: Compact Fluorescents-Screw in

I'm going to have to disagree with you Wayne on the cabomba requiring so
much light in a 10G tank. I run 2x13w CFs and I can barely keep up with the
growth of my Cabomba piauhyensis. I have to trim a minimum of once a week to
keep it from growing across the entire top of my tank. Just my $.02

Rich Pierce
> Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2002 07:53:59 -0400
> From: "Wayne J" <w.jones at sympatico_ca>
> Subject: Compact Fluorescents-Screw in
> Kyle wrote:
> My questions are:
> 1.  Anyone try daylight spectrum screw-ins?  And if so how are they
> out?  Do you think its worth switching out the warm lights for the
> daylights?  Will they give off less of a yellow cast?
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> - ------------------------------------------------------------
> The plants won't care if the lamps are 3000K or 5000K. Most people would
> agree that 5000K will look better and eliminate the yellow cast. You need
> pretty big CF lamps to provide enough light to grow Cabomba. The 10 gallon
> tank needs about 2 x 26 watt cfs. The 20 gallon tank needs 2 x 42 watt
> Note that you are having a problem with your posts being too wide. I had
> scroll across the page a long ways to read your post. Since I switched
> operating systems to Windows XP I am having the same problem. If I compose
> in plain text I have to put in my own carriage returns and the post comes
> out looking like the carriage returns are randomly placed. If switch to
> text and switch back to plain text the carriage returns are automated. I
> can't figure out how to set it up the way I want. I don't know if it
> but I am reading this in the digest.
> Wayne