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Old 01/07/2008, 07:23 AM   #1
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Thinking of going to T5's

My 4 VHO Actinic bulb need to be replaced. I'm considering replacing them with T5's. Since I have an IcaCap ballast, the only cost of switching over would be the endcaps.

There would be a significant amount of cursing, and pain involved in changing the endcaps in my canopy. I wonder if it's worth it.

Any opinions?

Did I say that, or just think ?

Current Tank Info: 24g JBJ Nano Cube
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Old 01/09/2008, 07:07 PM   #2
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Personally, I'm a fan of T5 lighting. I currently use an 8-bulb 54watt Tek fixture. My SPS seem to be pleased with it.

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Old 01/09/2008, 07:16 PM   #3
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t5's are a great choice...make sure you include the reflectors in there too

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