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Old 11-22-2003, 11:15 PM   #1
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2 ice cap questions

for a tank that is 48"x18"x18" would a ice cap 660 ballest be good or a ice cap 430 be fine? also do VHO throw off heat of are they light normal flourecents? would i need a cooling fan?
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I'd go with the 660, I would use 4 X 110W VHOs

Yep, they get pretty hot, not MH hot, but most likely your gonna need fans
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