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Old 04/26/2012, 04:10 PM   #1
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are T5 HO's cancer causing radiation like the sun?

my new light fixture sits about 7" above my tank for now, until i can hang it lower. its right next to a dinner table, and half of the dinner table gets lit up. so if you're sitting in that half, you have that light hitting you.

So i was wondering, is it like a tanning bed? or is there no radiation in these bulbs?

thanks


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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For aquarium application the T5HO lamps we use dont typically emit any uv a b or c. A little c may get out but is absorbed by the phospers in the lamps. So no worries. Reptile T5 lamps however do.


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Old 04/26/2012, 05:46 PM   #3
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my new light fixture sits about 7" above my tank for now, until i can hang it lower. its right next to a dinner table, and half of the dinner table gets lit up. so if you're sitting in that half, you have that light hitting you.

So i was wondering, is it like a tanning bed? or is there no radiation in these bulbs?

thanks
Are you trying to grow frags on your dinner table?


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Old 04/26/2012, 09:30 PM   #4
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lol, no frags on the dinner table, but i do have some for sale!!!!


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