Back in 2007, a study was done that compared ATI bulbs to Aquascience bulbs. The study was done by Manuela Kruppas and Robert Baur-Kruppas and they wanted to see which bulbs performed better. Both of these bulbs were from German Manufactures and not from a Chinese origin. In their own words: “We were interested how different T5 tubes perform over an extended period of time under real life conditions. There are plenty of measurements floating around, made with different tubes in different fixtures, with different reflectors and under different conditions.” Although the study is over 2 years old, it is worth the read. Hit up the read link to get all the juicy details.
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