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Sara3502 01-14-2013 01:15 AM

Would this be a good light???
 
I think I want to use this for high lighting on a 46 gallon bowfront tank. It would be in a flood light reflector. Does this seem good? Also, should I use one or two?
http://1000bulbs.com/product/53632/F...FSOnPAodIG8AZw
Thanks!!!!!!

Adam T 01-14-2013 02:48 AM

I know people do use them. Personally I think there are many better options that will give you more light, in a more attractive package for only a few bucks more.

You can pick up a used coralife pc fixture for $20-40 prolly.

Sara3502 01-15-2013 03:08 AM

I'm looking on eBay at those, how can I be sure they are good?

Hoppy 01-15-2013 04:16 AM

If you use those bulbs, you will need three 10 - 12 inch diameter "brooder" light reflectors, and, of course 3 bulbs. It is possible to make this look good, by using the electric cord to hang the lights - search this forum and there is a thread that covers that very well.


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