[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Watts

> Date: Sun, 08 Aug 1999 17:33:26 +0800
> From: Alfred Heng <alheng at pacific_net.sg>
> Subject: Watts
> Dear Wright
> This was the info I was looking for as well.  If I were to use MHD lights,
> how many watts will I need per gal?

About the same as fluorescents, I would guess. The Lancaster article shows
them as slightly more efficient, but the shape factor is less efficient for
rectangular tanks.

I would plan on at least 2W/G, and then put up with less than bright
corners. IDK if others with experience with them agree or not. [I have


Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679  huntleyone at home dot com

         "DEMOCRACY" is two wolves and a lamb voting on lunch.
     "LIBERTY" is a well-armed lamb denying enforcement of the vote.
             *** http://www.self-gov.org/index.html ***