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post #1 of 3 Old 08-03-2008, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
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I have an ALL-GLASS Aquarium hood on my tank. The tanks is 39 gallons. Plans are for me just to have fish and inverts. Maybe some tubes and polys. Can I just get a different bulb for this or do I need one? It currently has a T-8 17 watt bulb.
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-03-2008, 07:14 PM
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You should look at upgrading to compact florescents or T5's. I personally like the compact florescents for small aquariums. Coralife makes a nice unit for an affordable price. Check out www.thatpetplace.com for a nice deal on these units.
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post #3 of 3 Old 08-03-2008, 07:32 PM Thread Starter
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I have a pretty good bundle tight up right now. I'll proably change out the light hood next month. for now would it be worth replacing the bulb????
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