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Whats Best Replicates Daylight 5500k or 6500k?

Discussion in 'Habitat Lighting' started by Geo7809, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Geo7809

    Geo7809 Elite Member

    I need to replace my lights and was wondering what was more like real sun light, 5500k or 6500k?
     
  2. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    If you are asking about it for UVB,... neither.
     
  3. Geo7809

    Geo7809 Elite Member

    I have a MVB for UV, I ment for ambiant lighting .
     
  4. Rakoladycz

    Rakoladycz Elite Member

    I think that may be a trick question. I don't know for certain about either bulbs lights visual color or brightness but I do know the sun has infinite variations as we see it. Where it is in the sky, the atmosphere it is penetrating, the season. I think you are up to your own preference. Probably try them both out and see which gives the enclosure the feel you want it to have or highlights certain colors better.
     
  5. Geo7809

    Geo7809 Elite Member

    I went with 5500k full spectrum! Very bright and looks good
     

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