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Old 01/09/2008, 09:38 PM
chewieee chewieee is offline
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another fuge bulb thread

Iven been using melev's 5100k bulb on my fuge for about 3 months now and my chaeto has maybe increased 30% this seems really bad to me considering im hovering around 20ppm nitrate i run it reverse photoperiod . Anyone have any other bulbs out there with sucess ive been reading 6500k is a good choice will i see a difference in this?
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Old 01/09/2008, 09:52 PM
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Regular old 20W compact fluorescents work for me. Use two if you have a large fuge.
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:13 PM
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i'm running a 27w 6500k CF bulb, getting good growth
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:16 PM
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with everything else equal increasing intensity will add chaeto growth.. the LOA floodlight is 65W and 6500K color.
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:34 PM
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Im with the LOA or even a simple light bulb, my experience was that the more yellow the better the Chaeto grew! I ran a simple shop light over mine and than went to LOA and it was great!
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:41 PM
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I use two bulbs similiar to the one's Melev uses. The more the merrier.
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