Six foot aquarium and T-8 tubesSubject: Re: Triton Enhancers
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 22 Aug 1996 03:39:02 EDT."
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Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 08:29:04 -0600
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From: George Booth <booth at hpmtlgb1_lvld.hp.com>
> From: amc2 at ix_netcom.com (MERRILL COHEN )
> Date: Wed, 21 Aug 1996 12:46:30 -0700
> You could also try some "Triton Enhancers" (great reflectors) over
> your T-8 tubes. They double the intensity. I use 8 - 36" "Triton"
> tubes on my 150 gallon aquarium with "Enhancers" and the plants are
Based on actual intensity measurements of Triton Enhancers vs Plain
Old White Shoplight Reflectors using identical bulbs and ballasts, the
Enhancers are 0% better than shoplight reflectors. That's right, zero
percent. They are, however, 250% more expensive.
BTW, bulbs with "internal reflectors" are also a rip-off.