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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2012, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
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can i put a t5ho light in my 20 gallon stock top or will it blow the fuse in my house
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2012, 09:19 PM
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No you can't.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2012, 01:18 AM
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can i put a t5ho light in my 20 gallon stock top or will it blow the fuse in my house
A T5HO lamp that would fit in that housing, would be 27 watts or less. If that blows a fuze or pops a circuit breaker, you've got other issues to worry about.

The problems will be ventilation, mounting, and a reflector.
T5HO lamps/bulbs/tubes run hot.
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