One Bright LIGHT! no idea how to use it

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    devicore16

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    guys, you familiar with Xenon bulbs? gosh too bright, and with less power consumption, i think its what aquariums need.^^ i'm wondering if i can use it in my tank,but the problem is, its for car headlights. now u guys know a way i can convert a car light into something that i can plug into my electrical outlet? i need some advice cuz i aint no electrician.. got any ideas?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    It's not the brightness of the bulbs that matter, you need to buy lights that have PAR -- photosynthetically active radiation. That's the type of radiation that corals need to live. I don't believe that xenon bulbs have the correct PAR to keep things alive. You should stick with lights that are made for aquariums.
     
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