I'm running magnetic ballasts with 250W HQI bulbs. I like the blueish white light. I don't like the black light look of some 20K, or the ugly 10K. Something in between. What bulb would fit my needs and work well on magnetic ballasts?
I had found a really good deal on a 250w MH pendant, so I went ahead and got it (wanted to upgrade on the current tank with something that would move to a larger tank later). However the ballast is underpowered, drawing 168w on average with a peak at 174w. I can return it today or tomorrow for...
what ballast do you run for your metal halides n with what bulb/spectrum?
i may try the icecap ballast or galaxy with a phoenix 14k or radium 20k
this is almost a poll but i feel like ide miss alot of bulb n ballast combinatioins so im leaving it polless (word? lol)
I need to replace my MH bulb. It's a 150 watt DE Phoenix 14k on an electronic ballast. I'm pretty happy with the Phoenix, but I think it may wash out the reds a bit. I've been reading up on the Reeflux 12k, it sounds interesting but may have a short lifespan. I do have T-5 actinics, so I could...