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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-17-2004, 02:42 AM Thread Starter
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i think im right in saying that uv is at the very blue end of the spectrum.
i could possibly add a small one with a little starter i dug up today. wonder what my fish would look like with one apparently UV-A which is blacklights have filters to stop any damaging uv leaking in the light.

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yeah, black lights you buy in the stores don't put out harmful UV light...its not the same lght as you'd find in a UV Sterilizer.

i've seen some people using blacklights as their 'moonlight'

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thats my idea
thanks malk

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