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post #10 of (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 12:49 AM
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Originally Posted by GOJIRADOR View Post
well if history has taught me anything this technology will have a few more years of development (it does require carbon nanotubes after all which is still a very new technology) then it will slowly get phased in and by that time LED's will be a lot cheaper especially in comparison. It'd probably take almost a decade from now for the tech to surpass LED's in effectiveness. That's one thing I've always disliked about the fish hobby though, no matter how advanced your new toy is, it'll still be gross and outdated in a few years
LEDs are just now overtaking flourescents in this hobby, and look how long LEDs have been around...
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