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Hello All,
I am purchasing the used light texture (Coralife Compact Florescent Light 24") designed for the saltwater tank having 10k and actinic bulbs. I would like to use it for my 40 gallon freshwater tank. My question is, first, if I can replace the actinic bulb to 6700k bulb and there is no problem structure wise, heat issue and so on. Secondly, if there is no problem to replace the bulb, is it okay to use 10k and 6700k, or should I replace both bulbs to 6700K? Thank you very much for your time in advance. Any suggestion will be appreciative.
 

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Will this light be going on a planted tank if not then you dont have to change the bulbs and depending on what fish you plan on keeping and what kind of decorations the actinic bulb could bring out more colors. You can put any K rating bulb in you want as long as they are the proper wattage and pin configuration.
 

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Yes. I am trying this because my plants have not been growing well in the tank. I am relieved to hear that only watt matters, not k - thank you for solving my ignorant question.
 
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