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daylight compact fluorescent = UVB?

Posted by fanni (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 18, 09 at 18:39

I bought a 4-pack of daylight compact fluorescent bulbs from Home Depot. Info on the packaging:
60 watt equivalent
800 light output in lumens
14 energy used in watts
10,000 life in hours
My question is: Are these bulbs also UVB-bulbs?

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RE: daylight compact fluorescent = UVB?

Daylight means the color temperature is near 5000K and has nothing to do with UV output.

RE: daylight compact fluorescent = UVB?

If you want a bulb that emits UV, you have to buy a special one for the purpose, like a reptile lamp.

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