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Aquarium Lighting

The Importance Of Aquarium Lighting

Aquarium Lamp Types Explained Incandescent Aquarium Lighting These are the same bulbs you use in your home. There are some incandescent bulbs used in inexpensive aquarium lighting fixtures for small freshwater aquariums. Incandescent bulbs use a tungsten filament which glows hot as voltage passes through it. Incandescent bulbs produce a lot of heat per watt…

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Aquarium Lighting Q&A's, Q&A's

Can household spotlamps and halogen security lamps be used over your aquarium?

Domestic spotlamps can be very wasteful of electricity, provide the wrong colour spectrum and tend to run too hot to used above your aquarium.  Halogen bulbs are commonly mistaken for halides as they look similar and halogen bulbs are sometimes used by aquarists as they are much cheaper than halides but we strongly advise against…

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