This high output fluorescent tubes emit 100% blue spectrum light in the 420 nm range. Special, higher-wattage T-5 HO lamps boast greater light output than conventional T-5 lamps. The result is more light from your T-5 fluorescent light fixture for spectacular, cost and space-saving benefits. Super Actinic 420 nm lamps provide proper light necessary for healthy growth of photosynthetic corals. Ideal for reef aquarium applications and coral enhancement.
Use these T-5 HO Tubes as replacement tubes for the Marineland T5-48 fixture or any appropriate T-5 fluorescent light fixture. Use T-5 tubes with T-5 compatible light fixtures with high-powered electronic ballasts to help increase efficiency and tube life. The average life of T-5 tubes is 2 years, with the blue/actinic spectrum lamps lasting up to 18 months.
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