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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-28-2006, 11:04 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone use these? and if so How many watts does it put out?

Does anyone use these? and if so How many watts does it put out?
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Sorry, the 48 inch one.

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55 gal.
2 angel's
3 red wag tail platy
2 black mollies
1 clown loach
2 cory catfish
1 oto
1 pleco
10 neon tetra's
5 lemon tetra's
5 silver tip tetra's
2 shrimp

30 gal.
10 shrimp
5 neon tetra's
1 male guppy
3 female guppy
3 baby guppy
1 pleco
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-29-2006, 12:31 AM
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A triple tube 48" fixture will have a nominal output of 120 watts when using T12 bulbs and a nominal output of 96 watts when using T8 bulbs.

The question really is: How much light do these get into the tank.

Answer: Not enough for what you pay.
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