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Old 08-01-2012, 04:38 PM   #1
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24" Coralife T5 Fixture

Just purchased the Coralife 24" 4 bulb light fixture I'm just wondering if any other bulb will fit in it or do I have to purchase the Coralife ones?
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Just purchased the Coralife 24" 4 bulb light fixture I'm just wondering if any other bulb will fit in it or do I have to purchase the Coralife ones?
What size are the bulbs? Is it t5 ho?
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any brand t5 24" will work. As long as the length and wattage are the same.
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any brand t5 24" will work. As long as the length and wattage are the same.
So any 24" ATI bulb will fit? I was told only Coralife bulbs will fit.
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What size are the bulbs? Is it t5 ho?
It is the 4 bulb T5 HO
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They should be the same as any other. They have the double pins on the end, right? The only bad thing would be if they did a wattage that the other manufacturers dont do.
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It's 24 watts per bulb
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If it is a 24 watt bulb then other 24 watt bulbs will fit it. Please double check on this. I made a mistake with a coralife unit that runs an odd wattage of bulb that only coralife makes. Rather than double checking I ordered new bulbs that would have fit if it was any other T5HO unit. The bulbs are making a wonderful addition to the pile of junk I have at my house since I can't currently use them.
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If it is a 24 watt bulb then other 24 watt bulbs will fit it. Please double check on this. I made a mistake with a coralife unit that runs an odd wattage of bulb that only coralife makes. Rather than double checking I ordered new bulbs that would have fit if it was any other T5HO unit. The bulbs are making a wonderful addition to the pile of junk I have at my house since I can't currently use them.
The bulbs say 120v 24W T5 HO
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Then any 24 watt bulb will fit. I was going to run 2 blue+, an aquablue special, and a fiji purple in my 4 bulb T5HO. I like a more blue tint to my tank. They and other bulbs that will fit your unit can be checked out on bulkreefsupply.
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