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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-06-2017, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
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T5HO Bubl wattage

Everything I am seeing indicates that a 48" T5HO bulb is 54 watts. Why do my bulbs say 24 watt on them?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-06-2017, 03:26 PM
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Sounds like you have normal output bulbs. If your sure its an HO fixture, just replace the bulbs with HO bulbs.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-06-2017, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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I actually like the 24 watt bulbs as I am going without co2.
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