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Re: Light

At 03:48 PM 8/28/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 12:30:41 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Kean Huat Yeap <keanhuat at yahoo_com>
>Subject: Light
>Hi! I'm new to the list and I just started some live plants in my small
>10 gallon aquarium. I have questions regarding the lighting for my
>I just wonder which of the following fluorescent lights is
>brighter/better for my aquarium.
>1. The All Glass Aquarium 15 W Preheat. It doens't say how many K. This
>came with my aquarium kit. The light is kind of pinkish or violet in
>the aquarium.
>2. Philips 4100K Ultralume 15 W. The light looks kind of greenish or
>yellowish in the aquarium.

I prefer the 5000K Ultralume.  15W may be a little low for your 10 gallon 
though.  You should try for 2 bulbs.  There are some other bulb 
recommendations on my web site.


Hoa G. Nguyen
Freshwater Planted Aquarium: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/2637/