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post #40 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2013, 03:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
A 97 CRI at what color temperature ?
I looked it back up, I was in error. Philips TL950, 5000K 98CRI. I didn't mind the extra yellow, it just didn't make anything "pop". I currently have some 6500K 90CRI bulbs in one tank, it looks pretty good. But it's still nothing like the DD Giesemann combo, which makes colors "pop" like nothing else I've seen.

Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
Don't poo poo an idea because you think it's silly when in fact it's being done with success.
I'm sorry if you can't distinguish between my personal preference to accentuate certain colors over perfect realism, and "poo pooing" your idea.
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