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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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I went to walmart today and was browsing their bulbs. I bought a $6.00 "natural sunlight" 20W bulb to replace my 20W CW bulb the light came with. Here's the rundown...

CRI: 90

Kelvin:5K

Lumens: 875

Watts: 20

Does this sound like a decent bulb for plants? TIA Josh
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 09:23 PM
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It could be.. what brand is it? We need more info
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
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Its made by GE... its called "sunshine full spectrum bulb" In a red and yellow box. Josh
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 04:38 PM
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It should work, but the color of the bulb might be a little more yellow than you'd like.

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