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Old 03-26-2012, 08:28 PM   #1
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Calling all metal halide/lightung experts

Have acquired 2 street lights from my dad that works for duke energy the ballasts are rated for 2 100w m90 base halides I didn't see any m90 base bulbs in a good k spectrum I was wondering if the bases can be swapped to a more practical base any help would be great
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What are you using these lights for exactly? What type of setup?
Do you mean 1000 watters, or 100?
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A picture is worth a thousand words so heres 3 thousand words but seriously I'm not sure watt wattage etc
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Oh and sorry I have 2 of those setups and they would be used over a 75 gallon reef
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I wouldn't use these at all. You won't be able to get nice lamps for them and they aren't going to be strong enough.
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Yuh I seen the base wasn't popular but hey they were free lol wonder if they would work on a 20 gallon nano reef if its possible the change the base
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You can't get nice lamps for them. they don't sell anything upwards of 10k in 100 watt.
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Oh ok I got what your saying thanks for the help
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