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Description: Triple-Tube strip lights combine new state-of-the-art electronic ballasts with polished aluminum reflectors to supply 22% more light, consume 17% less energy, and produce 20% less heat than conventional magnetic ballast fixtures. The new ballast turns lights on instantly, which improves bulb life up to 50%. Includes: polished aluminum reflector, internal mounted electronic ballast, 3 aquarium spectrum fluorescent T-8 tubes. 9325ºK. To be used over a glass canopy, never over open water.

36" 30/38/40BDR/45/50/65/Corner 92/46 Bow 36" T-8
48" 33L/40L/45L/55/75/75E/90/110X/120/72 Bow 48" T-8

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When I first got my start this was the light fixture I used over my 75g. I used it along with the 40w fixture that came with the tank. With this lighting combination I was able to grow Rotala macrandra and Pogostemon stellatus very nicely, even though I only had 1.8wpg.

This light also has plenty of intensity. When put at the front of my tank it caused, and still causes, Hemianthus micranthemoides to grow horizontally versus vertically.

T-8 replacement lights for this strip can be found at Home Depot very cheaply. I paid $7 for two 6500K lamps with a CRI of 90. Can\'t beat that price for replacement lamps!

I still use this light and actually prefer it over the CF light I am using.

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ProsPlenty of light, inexpensive, great coverage
ConsShorter bulb life
Would you recommend?yes
 
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