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Old 09-23-2004, 07:17 PM   #1
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PC question?

I have the current orbit PC's, 4x65 on my 55gal. When I get new bulbs, would I be able to get 96 watts or not, just wondering?
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You should find otu how powerful your ballasts are. If you have 4X65W then you may verywell have two 110W ballasts. This would only permit the use of 2 96W bulbs. In addition you would have to match the endpin configuration.

The best bet is to replace the bubls with like wattage. Going higher could cause the bulbs to not fire, not work at peak efficency or cause the ballasts to run hotter than normal and risk fire.
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