The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Comparison of Lighting Types (Lumens and Watts)
View Single Post
Old 12-04-2006, 04:08 PM   #19
BlueRam
Wannabe Guru
 
BlueRam's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 1,662
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by defdac View Post
No all you need is the spectral distribution, the watt and the lumens output - and some funky math as shown in the Ivo Busko page at Aquabotanic. I've made a calculator for it, and have some values calculated here:
DefBlog - PUR-efficiency list
Thanks for the link. I added it to the original article. The Ivo Busko article answers the next logical question as to what PARTICULAR bulb and therefore outside the scope here. Please PM me if you would like to see portions of the original article modified.
__________________
Greater Seattle Aquarium Society Member (GSAS.org)
General Auction April 18th 2009!!!
Community 60 gal T8 +CO2 +sump.
Clown Barbs 75 gal T8 +sump
Goodeidae project 20Long PC
BlueRam is offline   Reply With Quote