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Re: [APD] light and the w/gal rule
Generally, they won't get yo any closer than watts will,
provided you're using bulbs known to work well for plants,
tri-phosphor, broad scpectdrum, etc.
--- Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> S. Hieber wrote:
> > The question is whether lumens is any better than wpg
> > decent lights. It really doesn't get one much to switch
> > lumens, except a bit more math excercise.
> True that. The issue, then, is whether lumens are more
> correlated with PAR than watts. Ironically, it is nearly
> impossible to
> find lumen ratings on bulbs that appear in Advanced
> Aquarist bulb PAR
> Does anyone know a good source of data that contains both
> PAR and lumen
> data, or even bulbs where the manufacturer publishes
> lumen data?
> Jerry Baker
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