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  1. General Reef Discussion
    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? Thanks EC
  2. Lighting
    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...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone:wavey: 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)
  4. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    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...
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