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Hey guys, I ordered a giesemann T5 HO 24" from a LFS and he said that it was out so he ordered me a 24" corallife midday bulb instead. How much different are the two bulbs? I'm a little frustrated that he never told me that they were out of stock, but he is a salt water fish store and went and ordered a single fresh water bulb w/o charging shipping, so I don't know what to do. Please help me!
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Well, first of all the Coralife isn't an HO bulb so the difference in wattage is about half. Also, the coloration isn't nearly as nice.

Even though he tried to do a nice thing he also didn't listen to you. I wouldn't feel obligated to purchase the bulb. I'd ask for the correct one and politely communication my displeasure in not being informed of the change.
 

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Giesemann bulbs are 5000k, to my knowlege coralife doesnt make bulbs in this color. Giesemann bulbs are way better.
 

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thanks guys, I was afraid of that. I'm not going to buy it-I am a little upset that he didn't bother to call me(he had my cell number). Unfortunately I doubt he'll want to order another for me, so I guess I'm going to have to get them online. :(
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so on a related note, does anyone know where I can get these bulbs online or in Seattle? The best I can find is 17.00 for midday 24" T5 HO with 10.80 shipping. Is there any better? Thanks
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Actually the Middays are 6,000k
Yes I meant 6000k sorry.

so on a related note, does anyone know where I can get these bulbs online or in Seattle? The best I can find is 17.00 for midday 24" T5 HO with 10.80 shipping. Is there any better? Thanks
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I just ordered from here they are pretty good. Packaged my bulbs extremly well and the shipping was 8$ for 6 tubes.
http://www.aquariumspecialty.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=28_39_130
 
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