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Lumens for a T8 light fixture

shimmz22

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hey all, i was wondering if anyone knew how many lumens a 4 foot T8 light fixture with two 65000K bulbs emits?
 

Hamster Lewis

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Dam there was a thread that went over what t5's, t8's and I believe t12's put out lumen wise and which was the best. I forget who posted it....I think it was JAAM....maybe he will chime in.
 

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shimmz22 said:
hey all, i was wondering if anyone knew how many lumens a 4 foot T8 light fixture with two 65000K bulbs emits?

T5's---- 92.6 lumens per watt
T8's---- 85 lumens per watt
T12's--- 30 lumens per watt

hope this helps out a little. PEACE! :D
 

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And i stick with my t8s just for the price difference.


24/0 costs more $$$ for t5 bulbs, i really do love my Diamond Plated T8s with 6500k phillips bulbs. Full year on same bulbs too
 
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As mentioned T8's do reallly well for seedlings and clones, i can keep em really close and get very tight growth, just cant leave em there to long.
 

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