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Old 01/05/2008, 10:07 PM
chewieee chewieee is offline
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small t5 lighting for a fuge

Im makeing a 15" cube for a fuge for a nano tank and i would liek to use t5 lighting for it , what is the smallest size t5 bulb and anyone have any links for a fixture
Old 01/05/2008, 10:59 PM
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Old 01/06/2008, 06:21 PM
dendro982 dendro982 is offline
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AHsupply has 13W T4 PC, Home Depot has replacement bulbs for workshop lights, 13W too, 7100K. Cheap.

Smallest should be 7W (and 9W next) - from aquarium store, but it should be more expensive.
Old 01/06/2008, 07:53 PM
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This one would be a better fit. Its only 18" so only a little bit would hang over the edges.
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Old 01/06/2008, 08:01 PM
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You can spend $50-$60 for something fancy or just go to a Home Depot or Lowes and spend $12-$15 and get something just as effective.

Old 01/06/2008, 08:25 PM
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I agree with the guy above, I use a regular $5 fixture and some Reptile 50-100watt daylight bulbs and my Cheato grows like a champ!
T5s just to expensive for a fuge.
Old 01/06/2008, 08:49 PM
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I also agree with mfinn. My refuge does fine with this lighting.

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