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Re: [APD] GE "Daylight" CF screw-in bulbs?

I believe Wright Huntley wrote this email section below:
> I used many twisty tubes in their early days in regular aquarium hoods 
> (when they would fit).
> My experience was that their lifetime was pathetic when used in any 
> position but base down, as in a normal table-lamp socket. YMMV.
> In a hood, they blacken early and lose considerable brightness while 
> still young. The ballasts often died in infancy, too. Maybe they are 
> better now, but I suspect not.

Interesting. My Interpet aqua3 cube comes with the devices mounted 
horizontal. Any chemical reason why this happened?

Stuart Halliday
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