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It was 2005 when I last wrote an article presenting results of a comparison between Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) meters, and the lamps used during testing were metal halides of various kelvin ratings (see Riddle, 2007). In those days, the use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for aquaria was something discussed by only a few. Nowadays, use of metal halide lamps is much less popular and usually seen over larger aquaria or those of die-hard fans,

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