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Old 03-31-2011, 11:09 PM   #1
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Hello Everyone. Looking forward to meeting everyone and building my reef tank. I am already looking for some guidance. I am currently running coralife dual power compacts. I am having issues with a ballast. Does anyone have any idea where I may find replacement ballast. It is a 2x96 ballast. I have searched everywhere. I do not want to purchase the entire retro kit again. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-01-2011, 05:35 AM   #2
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Hello Everyone. Looking forward to meeting everyone and building my reef tank. I am already looking for some guidance. I am currently running coralife dual power compacts. I am having issues with a ballast. Does anyone have any idea where I may find replacement ballast. It is a 2x96 ballast. I have searched everywhere. I do not want to purchase the entire retro kit again. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Do you have the ballast out, or can you get to it? Find the mfg of it and contact them directly and they should sell you a new one. I've done it many times, even swapped to up/drop wattage for a unit.

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Thanks. I can get to the ballast easily. I have emailed the manufacturer a couple of times already and have not received a response. Maybe I will try and find a phone number somehow.

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Thanks. I can get to the ballast easily. I have emailed the manufacturer a couple of times already and have not received a response. Maybe I will try and find a phone number somehow.

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On a light I just built I had to contact the mfg to get info, found them on the net thru google and there were a bunch of distributors listed. I'd think you could find multiple outlets, or even a local shop. IME with rebuilding lights, if you find a compatible matching ballast from another mfg, swapping isn't a problem.

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I have the same problem. I could ship you the good ballast for a few dollars plus shipping. If your interested.
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