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  1. General Reef Discussion
    What is the best place to go to see a variety of light fixtures to narrow down the model and brand of my light fixture? There is no identifing labels. Its a 48" white fixture (nice craftsmanship) that houses 2x175w mougle MH and 2xt12 VHO's. Ballasts are 2 big heavy black boxes with a toggle...
  2. Lighting
    I just bought a new T8 fluorescent light and it fits perfectly in my T12 fixture, it was working for a an hour and now its flickering like crazy. Is it a T8 bulb to T12 fixture compatibility problem or is it just a bad bulb?
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    I'm looking at 2 different 60" lights Both have 2 175w halides One with 4 60" T5 HO lamps for a total of 320w flourescents and high polish reflectors $800-900 The other has 2 140 T12 VHO totalling 280w flourescents this unit has a bright white reflector and the bulbs are cheaper to replace...
  4. Lighting
    Hey everyone, First, the details about my tank. It is 72" long, 24" tall, 18"deep. I intend to keep softer corals down low and some LPS corals up high. I would also like a Rose Bubble Tip Anemone and two Maxima Clams. I was originally going to get (6) 6 foot T12 160watt lamps powered by ICE...
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    The time has come for new bulbs. I'm planning on focusing on softies and LPS. I'd love to have the colors pop but I want a good combination of growth rate + pop. Currently I have no name bulbs that are quite old - 3 actinics, 3 quite yellow looking daylights. Given 6 x 48'' T12 VHO slots, which...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, I've been looking around for replacement T12 VHO bulbs and there doesn't seem to be a good selection available. Most of the places don't even list the color spectrum of the bulb. Anyone know where I can find a good quality T12, particularly a 20k actinic if they make them? Who makes...
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