"Might be worth considering a blue green which is almost identical but darker.
Don't worry about using non mathmos bulbs. Most people do as mathmos ones are not reliable.
You are not alone. I use a blue Yellow in a Neo lamp and…"
"I don't mind too much if the flow is slower or takes longer to heat up, I was mainly concerned from a safety perspective. I'm not too familiar with how bulb wattage works so I wasn't sure if there was a risk of something blowing up if…"
"You might find the bottle wont flow very well with a 25w but you could try. I use 35w and 50w for Astros, both with a dimmer.
The bottle you have looks great (and a lot more subtle) when running in a Evo so that might be somehting to…"
"Ah thanks, that's good to know.
I went for blue/yellow as it was the closest colour palette to my previous (brand unknown) lava lamp which had lasted for nearly 20 years before giving up the ghost, but that one had a lower wattage bulb and the…"
"You can use dimmers and non Mathmos bulbs without a problem. I always buy bulbs from Amazon for example, far better quality than the ones Mathmos sell and a fraction of the price. Infact, the last lamp I bought came with the same brand of bulb I buy…"
I purchased a Mathmos Astro Baby Blue/Yellow this week, and it's very pretty.https://mathmos.com/product/astro-baby-lava-lamp-silver/However, I'm finding that the area where the yellow lava sits at the bottom is really bright from the bulb, and it sort of distracts from the rest of the lava.It comes with a Mathmos 28W GU10 bulb, I was wondering if it's safe to swap that out for a lower wattage bulb and/or use a plug-in…See More