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Old 09-04-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
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Lighting question

My lights just crapped out. And it will cost as much for replacement parts as it will for a new unit. Found this on Ebay. 60" T5 HO Aquarium Light Hood Marine Reef 640W 8 Lamps | eBay

Is this a decent unit?

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Old 09-04-2011, 09:19 PM   #2
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Looks good to me. But it's a used fixture so ask the seller why he is selling it.
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Looks good to me. But it's a used fixture so ask the seller why he is selling it.
I know it says used, but he has 2 auctions going right now with 10 sets on them. plus some 6 bulb units i saw also.
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His feedback is kinda low too. And it says he has only sold 1 of them so far. I would be dubious...But thats just me, I can be a bit paranoid sometimes. lol
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I may buy one myself if he has a 48" 6 bulb system. My hallides are too much so I'm thinking of going with a 4 or 6 bulb system.
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This is the reply I received from my question:

All fixtures and bulbs are used for less than 1 month. Fixtures are tested for about an hour before re-packaging.

I think I'm gonna go for it.
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I may buy one myself if he has a 48" 6 bulb system. My hallides are too much so I'm thinking of going with a 4 or 6 bulb system.

You mean this? 48" T5 HO Aquarium Light Hood Marine Reef 324W 6 Lamps | eBay
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Does it have extendable legs cuz I can hang a fixture
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Does it have extendable legs cuz I can hang a fixture
I didn't see anything, but you can make a stand for anything.
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My light just shipped. Funny thing is it shipped from 2 different locations, not sure what's up with that but part of it will arrive today according to tracking info.
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