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Re: Home Depot PC's

Is this 65 watts an equal to ? or the actual bulb wattage rated? Could you 
provide the manufacturer etc?
IME these things are marketed as "= to 65 watts normal when the actual bulb 
is a 27 watt.

In a message dated 1/30/02 1:38:01 PM Central Standard Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

> I have built a hood for my 135 using 5 of the 65 watt compact fluorescent
> floodlight fixtures available at Home Depot. I have been very happy with the
> colour and brightness of the lights. Much better than the 8 40 watt normal
> tubes I had previously.
> Now that I have installed these lights and also pressure co2 (approx 6-8
> bubbles/sec) I am having a problem with some light brown coloured algae
> mainly attached to the plants but some is attached to the substrate. I am
> adding a dozen florida flag fishes and also planning on blacking it out for
> four days, any other suggestions for removing the algae?
> Thanks

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