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Old 12-16-2004, 09:06 PM   #1
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Where to buy quality, reasonably $ Metal Halide lighting?


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Old 12-16-2004, 11:00 PM   #2
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as far as i know quality and reasonably$ MH don't go together

If you are handy, you might be able to build it yourself. That way you are making sure that it is up to your quality standards and cheaper than a whole set up.

Try captivereefs.com or E-bay

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Old 12-17-2004, 09:50 AM   #3
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I got both of mine from diyreefs.com. Very nice retro kits.

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Are you looking for a hood or a retro kit? What wattage?
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