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Old 09-08-2011, 06:26 PM   #21
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Ok, I have received my light fixture, it IS 60 X 14.5. The fixture actually looks like it's new, it still had styrofoam packing sround the bulbs and after taking 2 bulbs apart I ended up cutting the rest of them off.

It did come with 6500K bulbs so my other package is my other bulbs as someone here suggested.

All in all, if I was looking for a light and had this to do all over again i would buy it again.

I will be happy once the bulbs come in, color is off just a tad from what I had but hey I got 8 free bulbs.

I am happy with my purchase and would recommend this unit to anyone looking for one.

I don't think I "need" the 8 light setup and may only run 6 but I got it if I need it. LOL
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:28 PM   #22
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Do you have a picture of them up and running?
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:35 PM   #23
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Oh, some more questions...

Does it have legs or are they available do you know? Also, you mentioned the bulbs came from a different place, did you order from another vendor or did the same seller have the bulbs you wanted? AND does it have a protective shield between the lights and the tank top? Like a splashguard?
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:00 PM   #24
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that's pretty amazing, fitting 8 lamps in a 14" span. i would like to see some photos of the end caps and underside of the fixture if i could. it's definitely priced well also. what lamps did you choose for it?
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:23 PM   #25
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No pictures, well I took one but my card reader just took a dirt nap.

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Oh, some more questions...

Does it have legs or are they available do you know? Also, you mentioned the bulbs came from a different place, did you order from another vendor or did the same seller have the bulbs you wanted? AND does it have a protective shield between the lights and the tank top? Like a splashguard?
No legs, you could rig something up but it is designed to hang, it's not very heavy, 29 LBS and that was the ballasts (which sit on the floor) and all the packaging material.

No shield either.

The auction was for the unit and 8 bulbs, 4 10000k and 4 antic. I assume since I have 2 tracking numbers and the unit came complete (only with all 6500k bulbs) the other shipment is my bulbs.

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that's pretty amazing, fitting 8 lamps in a 14" span. i would like to see some photos of the end caps and underside of the fixture if i could. it's definitely priced well also. what lamps did you choose for it?
These bulbs are smaller around than a quarter, as I said before it is supposed to come with the 10000k and the antics, to me the 6500k bulbs are a bonus as a backup.

Sorry, no pictures unless you want to send me your email address and I can take some with my phone and send them to you.

If you really need a picture send me an email to tnalarmtech (at) gmail (dot) com and I will take a couple and send them to you.
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:30 PM   #26
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Very interesting. I may throw one on my 90g. Not like I need the light wihtout corals but it would def light up the tank! The no spalshguard thing worries me though. I emailed the seller and asked some questions, maybe he'll get back to me. seems like a too good to be true fixture.
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you can send them right to my phone- 215-264-2306

don't worry about the splash guard carey, just put it up a few inches. btw, so much for a FOWLR with 640 watts of T5 over it...lol.
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It's just as much as a 2-4 bulb good light LOL You never know when another 55g will come along.

I planned on having glass tops on the 90g, would you sit it on top of that or would that be asking for trouble?

These lights just seem to be too good of a deal to pass up.

If he send you the pics can you post them here too? That would be great!
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It's an odyssea fixture?
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