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Stupid question?

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Anyone know a place to get red flourescent bulbs.

I think it would be cool to flip a switch in the cabinet and have a red light
come on for night viewing.

I've thought about a couple incandescent "party bulbs",
but, that's just to easy for me.
 

cthulhu77

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as long as the bulbs are below 40 watts, you can also lightly colour them with spray paint (flat red)...hold the bulb about 16" away and mist the bulbs, let them dry for 24 hours. We do that all the time at the zoo...works just fine !
greg
 

Jean

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joel_ang said:
A white flourescent tube with red cellophane?

Just watch it though! If the bulb gets too hot the cello will melt and becomes a fire hazard (let's off nasty smelling fumes too!)....been there done that!!!!!!

:biggrin2:

J
 
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I like that one the best.

can I get Odo to wear red sunglasses and come out in the day?

I reckon thats your best bet :lol: :lol:

Alternativley there is someone selling LED set-ups in various colours on ebay at the mo so you could try them, think they also do underwater ones, prob not the best for a ceph tank thou, if you put them underwater.

But on the pic it looked like you get a fair bit of light off them..... :smile:
 

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