Originally Posted by a-jones1324
as long as the uv is lower than half way u can go 4 a 5% tube, ceramic would be best and a thermostat is a must!!! dont cut corners 2 bring the price down mate!!!!!!!!!! pulse stat is best, theres a guy in classifieds sellin them for 35
every word of that is going to get frowned upon.
get a 10% uv or stronger
a spotlight bulb will be better than ceramic as they live in hot sunny conditions so the bulb simulates the sunshine
get a dimming thermostat as they work better with a spot bulb