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UV = Blue? Purple?

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I was gonna get a CCFL, but wasn't sure if I should get UV or blue. I am redo'ing my loop to use UV dye (PC Ice non-conductive coolant) and wanted something to make the blue sort of stand out. However, I dont know if I should get a blue CCFL or a UV one. I dont really want a "purple" inside to my case, ya know? Some stores offer a CCFL that does both, but the store I have found most of my other stuff (performance-pcs) doesnt have that and I dont wanna pay doubleshipping.

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Go with UV, it's really amazing looking. Although it has that purple tint, it's not as bad as a blacklight or anything and it's totally worth it. Look at my avatar, that's my PC with two UV CCFL's in it with UV reactive cabling.

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The blue WILL in fact light up UV reactive things. My blue CCFLs light up my green water.
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Well I guess that means there isn't a real bad decision. And because lights are so cheap, I could just get another one. I mean, 10 bucks for one, shipped isnt bad at all. Do you guys think I should just get a single, 15" one or something like 2-12" bulbs? I am putting this into a P180B,btw.

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I think either one will look great. You cant lose either way.
    
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The P180 has no windows... 2 -12" is better than one 15".
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on xoxide they offer CCFLs that have 2 tubes per casing one bieng UV and one being blue. let me find link.....

http://xoxide.com/logisys-blue-uv-2-...d-cathode.html

Thoes are them, they might fix your problems giving you a bit of both worlds... the grass IS green on both sides
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