so whats up with T2 lighting??

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  1. wfb2270

    wfb2270 Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    i just saw it mentioned in another thread.

    does anyone have more info??? i read longer bulbs might be tough to drive.

    the color combinations would be cool.
     
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  3. slowleak

    slowleak Feather Duster

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    I havent researched much into applications for aquariums, but I wouldnt imagine it being good for anything but picos and nanos. Its basically just a subminiature flourescent.
     
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    devlzluv Ritteri Anemone

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    best i can find on short notice, but pretty much skinny as heck meaning more bulbs to fit, i think there still testing the 36inchs to 48inchs, just give it time sicne the technology is still being developed, eventually they will have a 48 incher and u could squeeze like 12 of them under a standard 75, lol jeebus u could land a plane with that many lights.

    Reef Builders: T2 subminiature lighting for aquariums is coming | Facebook
     
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    wfb2270 Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    yeah thats pretty much all i could find
     
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    horkn Giant Squid

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    t2? Wow are those skinny! Some folks complain that t5s are easily broken, 3-4 foot t2's might break if you look at them wrong.
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree I almost wet myself handling the T5's hate to think of how I would react with t2's. I do like the spectrum manipulation that 12 bulbs would allow though.
     
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    tigermike74 Panda Puffer

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    Who would have thought, someone figured out a way to put a lighting filament into a hollowed out toothpick! :hehe:
     
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    Funny.

    I looked into it and may just end up w/two (1 daylight 1 actinic)for my Nano tank. It needs a light and they look awesome.
     
  12. Iraf

    Iraf Snowflake Eel

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    think I'd go LED if I went to a smaller bulb than T5 I already have issues handling these bulbs cause I have big hands