I just set up a new frag tank 48x16x12 and I happen to have a PC lighting fixture sitting here doing nothing. It's 4-65W bulbs for a total of 260W. Will this work on my 12" tank? If not what would you recommend on a budget?
That would depend on what you are trying to propagate. if you are doing softies and LPS that is going to be raise off the bottom to about 8-6" then it would be ok. you could use it for SPS, but you wont usually get the poping color with the PC's as you would with T-5's or MH's.