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Re: To Watt or not to Watt

> Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2003 17:34:48 -0600
> From: MG <300bowler at cox-internet_com>

> I know 4 - 5 watts is optimum and
> this is probably my best choice using that standard.

Where on earth did you read that 4-5 watts per gallon is optimal?

With modern, compact fluoresent lights and good reflectors, anything over 2
watts per gallon is too much.

George Booth in Ft. Collins, CO (gbooth at frii dot com)
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