Reektek T5 Question

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  1. Pads

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    Hi Guys

    Has anyone managed to get the lumens value on Reeftek T5's specifically the 10000k 54w bulbs. I've read through a few posts, notably Jaco Schoeman's on the some of the different t5's, but no references to the Reeftek globes. Anyone got more info. Shot ;)
     
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    Yep they give of around 3900lm which is not bad at all IMHO.

    thats aproximately 72 lm per watt for a budget tube so i think its a good value for money bulb.

    not sure how they age though...
     
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    and the Gieseman falcon?
     
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    good question lol cant remember exactly but its slightly higher.will try to find exact figures for you....


    the other budget globe(sylvania aquastar-also a 10000k 54w) gives of a lousy 2800lm (52lm/watt).considering that these globes go for the same price i would go for the reeftek IMO.
     
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    ill remember that!;)
     
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