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Which of these two T5's

Discussion in 'Are you new to aquatic plants? Start here' started by crystalview, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. crystalview

    crystalview Guru Class Expert

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    Hi my fixture only uses one size bulb so now I need to find which kind I want. I found two. I am not sure which would give me the bright noon sun look. I know that 21w (2) is for a deep 45g but I thought I might add another single lamp to the tank if I find the 42w is to low. I thought I could keep this fixture on the tank top and not have it raised until I can get the PAR to measure whats what with my tank. The 96w I am using now is to bright. Please advise Thanks

    Energy Savers T5 Fluorescent Bulb 36 Inch Colormax-Aquarium Lighting

    Coralife (energy Savers) 10000k Fluorescent 21 Watt Bulb 36 Inch T5-Aquarium Lighting
     
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    They both have a CRI over 90% which means they are quite good in colour quality accuracy.

    Therefore it is down to personal preference. The first is a pinkish colour and the second a bright white bordering towards a blueish.

    AC
     
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    Thanks, that is what I thought
     
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