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    im buying one of these

    http://www.pangeareptile.com/store/r...rium-hood.html

    and I have two questions for anyone that knows,
    Do the T5 bulbs fit this fixture?
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    will this fixture work resting on a screen lid?
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    actually what would be the best lamp style for use with a screen top for gargoyles and live plants?
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    No, T5 bulbs won't work in a T8 fixture.

    I'd get a T8 bulb in the 5000-10,000 kelvin range for live plants. WalMart tends to have good T8 bulbs for live plants over in their aquarium section- see if you can find the 9325k ones.

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    Agree with above. Use a T5 fixture with a T5 bulb. and a T8 fixture for T8 bulbs.

    You can get this one for cheap on amazon which uses CFL bulbs.
    http://www.amazon.com/Zoo-Med-Natura...5500971&sr=8-2

    If you want T5, there are some other HO-T5 fixtures out there.

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