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Discussion in 'General' started by CrapBag, 2 Oct 2013.

  1. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    We have a simple Aqua one 320 pro fish tank and the light has failed, it just blinks when we turn it on.

    The proper lamps are around £15 but using the code on the lamp itself I have found some other alternatives.

    Would anyone know if these are suitable.?

    The code on the lamp is PL11W 8000K and the one I have found is this

    If this isn't suitable does anyone know a good place to buy one?
     
  2. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    What are you keeping? If it's for plants, then you want a bulb that's similar to what you have, if it's fish only with plastic plants, then any bulb will do as it's only there for you to see the fish.

    Sam
     
  3. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    We use live plants that are weighted down but not potted ones.
     
  4. SuicideNeil

    SuicideNeil What's a Dremel?

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    I'd say you are looking for lightbulbs/tubes that have a colour temperature equivalent to daylight, which is 6500k if memory serves...

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    A lower temp will be yellow-orange and look nasty, so bright white/blueish will be best to look for, just check the fitting is correct for your set up.
     
  5. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    If you're keeping fish/plants, you should replace like-for-like really. This one doesn't seem too badly priced. :)
     

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