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For SusanA -- Lighting Test

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2002, at 12:58 a.m.

My experience is very different from Kelvin's so if you buy a new bulb I hope you can get it at PetCo so you can return it if you don't like it enough to justify the expense.

My roommate and I switched back and forth between the new 6700k Hagen Life-Glo and the 9000+k GE Aqua-Rays so many times it got to be silly. Obviously the difference did not seem to be significant as we had so much trouble seeing any at all.

We did a "blind" test, where he didn't know which bulb was in. But we couldn't do a "double-blind" test where neither of us knew because you have to insert the 6700k the right way. Two-thirds of it is painted with an opaque white which serves as the "reflect