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Old 11-06-2003, 04:38 PM   #1
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MH Retro job look good???

I just gone done Putting in a MH Retro Kit into my old hood How does it look??? The bulbs will be about 8-9" away from the water... Should I put some sort of shield to cover the MH bulbs or should it be fine..



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Old 11-06-2003, 04:40 PM   #2
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Well it seems as though we cant attach photos right now.... I will attach a photo as soon as the issue is resolved..

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Old 11-06-2003, 04:49 PM   #3
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Ok here it is...

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Old 11-06-2003, 08:29 PM   #4
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Looks great. What brand is the retro? What is the hood from?
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Old 11-06-2003, 08:35 PM   #5
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The Retro Kit is an Ebay Purchase from Cool Touch Lighting 2x250watt with mogal sockets for 155.00 + 35.00 s/h w/o bulbs.. I went with 2x250watt Xm 10k bulbs @ $65.00ea

The hood was from www.petsupplyliquidator.com and previously held 6x55watt PCs for a large price of $325.00 w/bulbs
I removed 4 of the bulbs and placed 2 of them into my hood on my 29gal.. and going to place the other 2 tubes into a hood for my 10gal..

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What ballast are you using for the MH?
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I assume that was included in the retro?
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Old 11-06-2003, 11:54 PM   #8
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Yes the ballast was included and it is the ever famous Advance M58 probe start ballasts..

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