Hey everyone, I'm new to Metal Halides, but not to SW fish keeping.
I have a FOWLR tank, that's all I've ever had. I bought a tank, and was given a 48 Inch Hamilton Technology Metal Halide and T12 System. I know it's an older system, but since I've never kept any Anemones yet, I was going...
I have two different light fixtures to sell.
I have a Deep Blue SolarXtreme 4 bulb T5HO (24Wx4) light. It's a 4 bulb fixture, so 2x24W Actinic and 2x24W 10,000K. It also has 4 moonlight LEDs. The fact that it's all one plug and has an easy to use built in digital timer make it...
my 250 watt current usa metal halide was working fine for a few days... but now i turn it on and it starts to brighten up... but then its starts to flicker and then shuts off but the ballast starts makin a little different noise....
has anyone had experience or opinions on my problem???
So, I recently upgraded lighting in my reef tank. It is 24X24X12, 30gallons. I got a 250 watt metal halide. My tank keeps getting to hot, I have it about 8inches above the tank. How far can I lift it to where it will not affect my corals? What would the proper spacing above the tank be?