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Trying some new light bulbs, interesting results

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@telus.net>
Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2003, at 2:21 a.m.

I thought I would share this info as I have started trying some new bulbs that have hit the market.

First off, I'd like to comment on the Panasonic EFD series of Compact Flourescent bulbs. These are screw in type bulbs for replacing standard incandescent bulbs (as many of you know, this is how I have set up my 22 gallon tank).

I noticed a few key features right away that set these bulbs apart from many others I have tried.

1.) Approved for totally enclosed fixtures
2.) The widest temperature range I have seen for bulbs of this type (-30C to +50C)
3.) High CRI (88)
4.) NICE colour (5000k