Nano灯具选择

照明系统是Nano缸最重要的环节之一,和其他珊瑚缸一样,灯光当然的越强越好.Nano珊瑚缸的照明系统有很多的选择.

PC灯(Powercompact Lamps)

关于PC灯是不是最好的Nano缸选择是有争议的.PC灯很小但光很足.他们比一般日光灯的好处是他们很短,这样就可以安装到小的Nano缸里面.下图可以看出PC灯的长度和瓦数对比.

瓦数

长度(寸)*

9 Watts

7.5"

13 Watts

7.5"

27 Watts

7.5"

28/32 Watts

13"

36 Watts

16.5"

55/65 Watts

23"

96 Watts

18"

*长度都是约数

当然还有更多的长度,但是以上的是最常见的.27和96瓦是四灯管的,而其他的是双灯管的.PC灯在小空间内是很实用的.PC灯的灯管有很多不同的色温选择.如果你没有足够的空间,还有一种特殊的PC灯是一条白管和一条篮管的.一般来说PC灯可以最多用到14个月.

VHO灯(Very High Output Fluorescent)

VHO灯也是珊瑚缸很好的选择,缺点是他们一般都不是很短.相比较与PC灯,VHO灯可以提供相同的照明,而且如果你的镇流器好的话,他们的寿命更长.对Nano缸来说最常见的是24寸的灯,当然也有很多种色温的灯管供你选择.

卤素灯(Metal Halide Lighting)

之前,大家都觉得卤素灯对于Nano缸来说太强了.随着科技的发展和不断地实验,市场上出现了一系列Nano缸专用的卤素灯.像更小的70瓦的HQI(Hydrargyrum quartz iodide)双接头灯.由于这种卤素灯的灯光不是太强,他们非常适合Nano缸.如果和PC或VHO的蓝灯一起用就更好了,颜色会更漂亮.还有人用过400瓦的卤素灯,推荐用于20加仑以下的鱼缸,不过记住这不是初学者可以尝试的.注意卤素灯恨热,你一定要加装散热风扇.

Nano灯具的购买

Nano灯具有无穷的选择,你可以买那种买回去插上电就可以用的,或者是定制的,甚至是购买那种半成品然后自己装到鱼缸的盖子上.如果你动手能力很强,你可以买齐零件全部都自己安装.看看看论坛里的广告里有没有你需要的.

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