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So I've been looking for a new light fixture to replace the 2x18W coralife on my 30-C and I stumbled across these desk lamps:

http://www.bluemaxlighting.com/bluemax_desk_24_ctg.htm#42whtdesk

The color temperature is 5900K and they have a very high CRI rating so I'm thinking they would be perfect for accurately portraying plant colors.

Before I shell out $100 on one of these, are there any better 12" lighting options out there? And does anyone know if the high CRI rating will make a huge difference in making my tank look aesthetically pleasing, compared to say the coralife bulbs I'm using now?
 

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Ah you're right, apparently the higher the CRI the less efficient the bulb. Glad I didn't go that route.

How many of those Stunner strips would I need to get to achieve medium/high lighting. I'm thinking 2 would be good?
 
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