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compact flourescents/VHO

Hi, it's the browned plant person.  Thank you for all of the help and 
response, I'm very grateful, heaps of thanks.  Right now I am attacking my 
situation via lighting, before I get a fresh batch of plants.  I went and 
read about a general rule, "2 to 5 watts per gallon."  I have 29 gallons so a 
20w flourescent (what I have) seems low.  My hood is a full top (I can't do 
metal halide) and the most I can fit is two 24" flourescents, which would be 
40w.  But after studying I have discovered HO and VHO and compact 
flourescents, the latter where apparently I can cram 2-55watt bulbs in the 
light strip (a good 110w right there.)  So that's what I am looking at doing, 
but I haven't found high-quality lighting available for sale locally and have 
had only two successful searches on the net.  And I am not totally sure what 
the net companies are selling would fit over my tank.  Plus the prices were 
definately not compact.  If anyone has experience with these types of bulbs, 
or VHO's for that matter, and knows of a good place to get them, once again, 
heaps of thanks.