Re: Cost of lighting

> From: "Ted Fidder, AT&T - Bell Labs, Denver" <fidder at drmail_dr.att.com>
> However I have seen MH in mail order TFP for about ~$250 (maybe more),
> but you need two lights. If you consider the replacement costs and
> operating costs for FL the MH might be cheaper in the long run.
> Has anyone done the $$$ for the long term cost vs startup costs for
> MH vs FL ?

This was discussed by the reef people some time ago in rec.aquaria.
They decided that MH was cheaper than VHO FL in the long run.  Perhaps
thay have some archived info on MH vs NO FL. 

George in Sunny Colorado