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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V6 #181


       My Home Depot in ohio sells 2 types of "Daylight" screw in CF. One is 
made by Phillips. I cant tell you the sku or anything. Incidentally, I did 
have one burn out after a year or so.


> From: "Kirk M." <triax at bellsouth_net>
> Subject: Eclipse 5 Gallon Hex Lighting
> A while back, the wife asked me for her own little aquarium, an Eclipse 5 
> gallon Hex.  This comes with an incandescent bulb, which I switched out for 
> a screw in type compact fluorescent bulb of 14 watts.  I couldn't find a 
> bulb that has anything close to 6500k or even 5000k.   This bulb puts out 
> an awful yellow sheen, so I suspect it is somewhere in the 3000k 
> range.  Algae seems to love this light.  Does anyone know a source for a 
> similar wattage bulb but in a higher color temperature?
> Thanks!
> Kirk

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