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Old 02-28-2015, 03:34 PM   #1
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ZooMed HO bulbs


Anyone using Zoo Med HO bulbs. 5000Kand 6500K
If so what are your opinions on their performance concerning plant growth, and color.
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:44 PM   #2
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ZooMed bulbs are very nice for the money, German made. Ive been using one Ultra and one Flora in a 4 bulb unit for a while now. I really like them.
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Don't know if this is helpful or not but I have used the T8 version for years now.
In 2 bulb fixtures I usually use one of each of those.
Dr Foster & Smith's has good prices on them BTW.
Alone the Flora sun has low visible light.
As we speak, I have one Ultra sun in a 10g tank(T8) and @ 10 hrs it alone is growing a light kind of hair algae in there. I just today started a new light regime because of it.
I've forgotten who, but someone on here has two Flora bulbs in a tank and says it looks great/w that set up. I know I get very good plant growth/w those.
BTW: I also find the GE "Daylight" bulb(6500K) to work well. I feel certain they come in T5.
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Old 03-01-2015, 03:52 AM   #4
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I also have one flora sun bulb in a four bulb configuration and it works well for red plants IME. I'm not a big fan of their fixtures, but they make good quality bulbs.
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