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Re: [APD] screw-in CFL bulbs
> does anyone have experience using any of the common screw-in-type CF
> bulbs, the ones that are all the rage now, over a planted tank? i've been
> eyeing the GE "Daylight" line, which claims to have a 6500K color temp
> (which is what i use in my straight CF bulbs now) and equivalent light
> output of a 100W incandescent bulb.
Okay, I have had a screw-in CF bulb hanging over my 20H on the kitchen counter for over a year now. It has a purple tropical water lily that bloomed a coupla times, but now, it has had a bloom open continuously for the last month! I will look tonight, I think I stuck the bulb package in the cabinet. The bulb is in a $10 parabolic clamp-on fixture, also from Home Repot. The bulb is around 8" above the open top of the tank.
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