Originally Posted by Rosko_22
The comparison is referring to incandescent bulbs (equal to 500w). Most of the PCs I checked out at home depot listed the same info on the packaging. $14 is a great price, assuming the light quality is good.
<grumble> Sounds about right. Much like the "60W!!!!~~~" compact fluorescents that are 13W and the like.
Asinine for aquarium use, though. I rather doubt I could grow hard corals using 10 strands of XMas lights, even though that might give me 10WPG.