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jakevwapp84 08-20-2012 08:46 PM

T5ho
 
can i put a t5ho light in my 20 gallon stock top or will it blow the fuse in my house

jeremyTR 08-20-2012 09:19 PM

No you can't.

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dbosman@msu.edu 08-21-2012 01:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jakevwapp84 (Post 1985515)
can i put a t5ho light in my 20 gallon stock top or will it blow the fuse in my house

A T5HO lamp that would fit in that housing, would be 27 watts or less. If that blows a fuze or pops a circuit breaker, you've got other issues to worry about.

The problems will be ventilation, mounting, and a reflector.
T5HO lamps/bulbs/tubes run hot.


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