Where can I buy new bulbs for Bio-Cube

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My son has a biocube and for the life of me I cant find a couple of 36watt light bulbs for it. Anyone able to steer me in the right direction? Was hoping to find an actinic and one around 14,000k
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I did a google search for that bulb and a few showed up. A hand full of small online stores have them or try Amazon.
 
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come on now....https://www.amazon.com/s?k=corallife+actinic+blue+36+watt&ref=nb_sb_noss
I looked at that page and nothing, nada, zilch
They are all wrong wattage and the only correct wattage is for a UV sterilyzer
 
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Gonna start looking for an LED retro kit for this tank. Not only were the bulbs a pain to find, they set me back $80 for 2 tubes.

Gotta love capitalism..
Can find "actinic" (or UV bulbs) for $10..

Can't guarantee the company but you can find them cheaper..

Hey another source:

you can take some comfort in the fact that if you bought a retrofit kit for that hood, you could have bought a lot of expensive bulbs..
 
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Gotta love capitalism..
Can find "actinic" (or UV bulbs) for $10..

Can't guarantee the company but you can find them cheaper..

Hey another source:

you can take some comfort in the fact that if you bought a retrofit kit for that hood, you could have bought a lot of expensive bulbs..
So it looks like the actinic I ordered is not available and fishtanks direct link above doesnt have an area to order from, dang! back to square one on the actinic.
 

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So it looks like the actinic I ordered is not available and fishtanks direct link above doesnt have an area to order from, dang! back to square one on the actinic.
I don't think those $10 "uv" lights are any different spectrally than the "actinic" coralife ones..
Hint, If you can see the light it's not UV.. ;)

no guarantee though.

Hmmm.. Could be wrong about that..
Phillips "actinic" bug light spectrum.

Never mind.. def. wrong..
phosphor should be between the 3 peaks at 400-ish and 440-ish.


Problem w/ the word..."actinic"..;)
Yea, ones a t5 the other pc but doubt if the phosphors would differ that much.

Don't rule out flea bay..

2 actinics $32..
 
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I don't think those $10 "uv" lights are any different spectrally than the "actinic" coralife ones..
Hint, If you can see the light it's not UV.. ;)

no guarantee though.

Hmmm.. Could be wrong about that..
Phillips "actinic" bug light spectrum.

Never mind.. def. wrong..
phosphor should be between the 3 peaks at 400-ish and 440-ish.


Problem w/ the word..."actinic"..;)
Yea, ones a t5 the other pc but doubt if the phosphors would differ that much.

Don't rule out flea bay..

2 actinics $32..
How funny, thats what I just ordered. Not sure if it has the "spectrum " I need though?
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