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post #1 of 18 Old 11-25-2006, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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UV tubes

Anyone ever used one ? I'm talking for effect ?
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post #2 of 18 Old 11-25-2006, 08:04 PM
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are you talking about uv steralizers?
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post #3 of 18 Old 11-26-2006, 06:49 AM Thread Starter
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No ultra violet, glow in the dark type thing???
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post #4 of 18 Old 11-26-2006, 05:12 PM
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Ok i think you are either taliking about moonlighting or color inhancing flourecent tubes
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post #5 of 18 Old 11-26-2006, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Yes that correct, not moonlighters thou. The ones that make even my teeth look white.
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post #6 of 18 Old 11-26-2006, 06:18 PM
You could use black lights if you wanted or buy some super actinic bulbs for marine tanks.
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post #7 of 18 Old 11-26-2006, 06:20 PM
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yea...sounds like ur talking about blacklights...those are the only ones i know that would turn your mouth white...but ive never heard of them being used in a tank...could you imagine what coral would look like under that light? amazing!

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post #8 of 18 Old 11-27-2006, 02:16 AM Thread Starter
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Well this is the plan, but I need to know how it could effect bacteria. 2hours after lights out is what I'm looking at.
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post #9 of 18 Old 11-27-2006, 03:29 AM
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i have red L.E.D lights if thats what you mean.
they are for my catfish because the supposidly can't see them.
i don't know if they can't see them but i know that they can't see it but they certainly seem more relaxed and happy when it is on.
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post #10 of 18 Old 12-03-2006, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
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This is what you end up with the shot is quite poor quality but yo get the idea..
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