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chansman 04-27-2013 12:28 PM

loaded lighting question
 
I was going to rebuild my T5HO 2-bulb fixture (smoked an end cap) but that's not working out. I got a couple of fixture in a trade this week...I didn't want them they were "bonus" items...lol

The first is a 2 x 65w PC with what appear to be really good reflectors and the second is a 2 x 40w T12.

The tank is a standard 75g with 2-3" of substrate.

I know neither is as good as a T5HO but they were free...lol
Would either get me to medium light?

Thanks!

chansman 04-29-2013 10:42 AM

bump

exv152 04-29-2013 04:07 PM

Both combined will work for med lighting assuming the bulbs are still good.

jflng 04-30-2013 12:02 AM

I'd d bet the 2x65w PC by itself would work well for medium+ light.

chansman 04-30-2013 02:52 PM

thanks guys

chansman 05-17-2013 11:14 AM

well now I have three fixtures to chose from...the new tank I just bought has a single T8. I think the PC fixture would still be best for now...right?


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