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bms 03-02-2004 03:39 PM

Halogen?
 
I was out shopping for the parts of what was going to be my new homemade light hood when I saw halogen bulbs and remembered I have a couple of lamps I do not use and I could dismantle to adapt to my existing hood.

The only concern that popped to mind was the fact that I remember them being very hot, I do not know about the spectra of the bulbs either.

Any comments?

MiamiAG 03-04-2004 03:29 AM

Hi,

The halogens are typically not used because of the heat they give out. However, I do know that some Reef hobbyists use them to highlight the color over specific corals etc. They do have chillers though.

For a DIY hood, I would stick with power compacts or regular flourescents. :D

bms 03-04-2004 08:21 PM

Thanks Art! I will most definitely do something about lighting.

gpodio 03-05-2004 02:05 PM

Some of Amano's smaller setups use halogen spotlights. But heat is usually a concern unless you use them as pendants.

Giancarlo Podio


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