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Read About 12v Compact Fluorescent

A 12v compact fluorescent light bulb will light up your fish tank for a much longer period of time than your average light bulb.

Why use a 12v compact fluorescent light bulb?

The 12v compact fluorescent light bulb is becoming a very popular light bulb because it’s environment and conservation friendly. The 12v compact fluorescent light bulb is smaller than other, longer light bulbs that are placed in fish tanks. The 12v compact fluorescent light bulb also lasts longer than traditional light bulbs and uses less energy than traditional light bulbs, making it a very environmentally friendly light source.

In fact, the 12v compact fluorescent light bulb will use about 67 percent less energy than other light bulbs and will last about 16 times longer than incandescent light bulbs. This puts the 12v compact fluorescent light bulb on the top of other light bulbs that you might want to put into your fish tank.

Types of 12v compact fluorescent light bulbs

There are many different types of 12v compact fluorescent light bulbs. First you have your 3 way compact fluorescent light bulb. This light bulb offers three different light intensities and can be used to change the mood in a fish tank.

The 12v compact fluorescent light bulb also comes in a dimmable bulb. Though this light bulb might be better used in a table lamp, fish tank owners can place it in a fish tank. Who knows, maybe you need a little mood lighting to get your fish to eat!

The one 12v compact fluorescent light bulb you’re most likely to recognize is the a-line 12v compact fluorescent light bulb. This particular bulb looks like “normal” light bulbs. It kind of bubbles at the end whereas other 12v compact fluorescent light bulbs look like forks or have pronged ends.

Lighting options

The 12v compact fluorescent light bulb will give you a lot of different lighting options. These light bulbs are known for creating soft light, unlike other fluorescent lights that are known for creating harsh, funny colored light.

These new 12v compact fluorescent light bulbs are a fairly decent substitute for sunlight and can be used in areas, such as your fish tank, that are not very well lit. You can find 12v compact fluorescent light bulbs that model sunlight, but you can also find lights that are good for office uses, provide natural color or fit well with a black light.

However, for a fish tank you should choose a 12v compact fluorescent light bulb that is considered a grow light. This 12v compact fluorescent light is supposed to stimulate plant and animal growth.