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Old 01-19-2005, 03:53 PM   #1
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HPS Ballasts

I was reading on a horticulture websight the other day that someone had takend a HPS ballast and wired it up to run a MH bulb. They didn't give any specifics on how they did it. I was wondering if anyone out there has any experience doing this because i was going to build a MH canopy for my tank. I already have a HPS ballast but if it to hard or not very safe then i dont want to. I will just get a MH retrofit kit and do it that way. I was just thinking i could save a little money if this is possible.
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