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Old 01-23-2013, 03:16 PM   #1
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Aqueon 1 gallon mini bow lighting options


I just bought this for my son and I'm not pleased with the lighting. It comes with a 7w incandescent bulb. I would like to DIY upgrade to LEDs or something that will better serve plants. Anyone have suggestions please let me know. Thank you.
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:13 PM   #2
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You can find some medium power led lights that should fit in the socket if you don't wanna DIY too much..
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:55 PM   #3
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I didn't know they sold a led that would fit that size. That would be great. Guess ill try Home Depot and see what I can find
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:07 PM   #4
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I didn't know they sold a led that would fit that size. That would be great. Guess ill try Home Depot and see what I can find
I have the same tank and same problem too. Let me know if you find any that will work I'd love to be able to use mine( I have 4)
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:31 PM   #5
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Purchased a Phillips .6w bulb cause that's all they had. Basically it's the same. Back to the drawing board. I'll have to search ebay for something. I'll keep you posted

Did a search and found Sylvania makes a 1W 6500K. Looks like Lowes has that. I'll let you know how that works out.

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Old 01-24-2013, 02:18 AM   #6
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I wonder if this bulb will work for low light. Maybe this will work for higher light. Here's more bulbs to choose from at Superbrightleds.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:26 PM   #7
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No luck at my local Lowes. I was hoping to just pick it up somewhere and not have to order it and wait.
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