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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #532
> Thanks for your opinion. Actually, on one of the reef keeping lists Dr.
> Sanjay Joshi (an manufacturing engineer from Penn State) and one of his
> friends (I forget his name offhand) who works for Licor (the makers of
> light measuring equipment, and are the base machines that Dana Riddle &
> Richard Harker, reef aquarists & PAR researchers) are working on a paper
> (for the hobbyist) on the intensity & spectrum of MH & PC bulbs, new & old
> (12 months to 2 years old). I know that they have tested various MH bulbs
> (150/175/250/400 watt bulbs at 5500/6000/6500/10000/14000/20000 kelvin
> rating) as well as PC's (55/96 watt 6750/7100 kelvin). I don't think that
> they are close to publishing the report but when the article comes out,
> I'll post the address here.
Yeah yeah yeah yeah!!!! Exactly what we need... some hard data! Please
do post it when it's out, and I'll link it from the Krib.
(Now if we could only get them to throw in Chroma-50's and a typical 5000K
T-8 as well)...
Erik D. Olson
erik at thekrib.com