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Old 03-04-2004, 02:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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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.
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