if I leave a bulb out -- damage to anything?
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Lighting


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-15-2004, 03:10 AM   #1
anonapersona
Wannabe Guru
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,614
Default

I am considering getitng a 36" 3x30 watts NO flourescent triple bulb strip light for a 38 gallon (36"x12"x19") planted aquarium at an elementary school.

The kids will do some experiments and observations; varied lighting intensities, varied CO2 injection, varied fertilizers.

If I get the triple tube All Glass strip, and leave one or two bulbs out of the fixture, will it damage the remaining bulb or the ballast? Or do I need to have a variety of different strip lights available to change the lighting?
anonapersona is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-15-2004, 03:14 AM   #2
2la
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
2la's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 993
Default

It'll be fine. I do it all the time.
2la is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-17-2004, 06:12 PM   #3
LiquidEric
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 123
Default

it is ok
__________________
New(10/10/2008) 50 gallon! (36x18x18in)
4x39 watts 6700k t5 lights
fluourite gravel mixed substrate
Still figuring out ferts in this tank
pressurized CO2 after a long time of DIY CO2
My last tank http://www.plantedtank.net/tankgallery/Liquid-Eric/31/
LiquidEric is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
clown loach plant damage? Mike Lazuka General Planted Tank Discussion 7 08-05-2004 03:45 AM
ODNO Question GDominy Lighting 14 04-07-2004 10:34 AM
Effect of Changing Bulb Temp g8wayg8r Lighting 3 03-30-2004 10:42 PM
Help ID light bulb alindo Lighting 1 02-28-2003 07:05 PM
Bulb replacement recs? eds Lighting 1 02-21-2003 02:06 PM


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012