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Old 05-13-2011, 02:48 PM   #1
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Changing PC bulbs...help

So I got a 48" coralife power compact fixture with my 125g tank purchase today. it seems one bulb is out but I can't figure out how to get it off!

I know a totally stupid question but do you have to press something to get the bulb out? I've been trying to pull it out but no luck. :-(

Thanks guys, I know I must be missing something lol
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So I got a 48" coralife power compact fixture with my 125g tank purchase today. it seems one bulb is out but I can't figure out how to get it off!

I know a totally stupid question but do you have to press something to get the bulb out? I've been trying to pull it out but no luck. :-(

Thanks guys, I know I must be missing something lol
I know what you mean and my sockets look like they have locking clips too, but the don't. I just gently rock the bulb back and forth (side to side) and it walks itself out of the socket. The U-clips that keep my bulb straight and level can be a pain too, but I just tip one side out and lift it out.

BTW: I bet the 125g is not going to be your last lol. Just sayin'
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Thanks, I just didn't wanna break anything. Turns out the fixture is over $250 new. :-O Figured I'd get it working and trade it for some big boy lights for the 125g. LOL
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