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post #9 of (permalink) Old 12-04-2003, 08:26 PM
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in south africa, I'd just try to cram as many NO fluorescents in there as I could, and get a good reflector or some mylar.
If you build a cheap canopy, you could probably put 3-4 bulbs in there, at about 18-20watts each. a good ballast should run 2 bulbs.

otherwise I would go with compact fluorescents, a 65watt should do you a lot of good...2 would be wicked light.

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