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Old 09-06-2012, 10:25 PM   #371
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Wow that's a lot of shimmer. Awesome tank!
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:51 PM   #372
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thanks crister, and yes the shimmer is the nicest thing about the lights other then I don't have to buy bulbs anymore lol
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:52 PM   #373
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How do you wire them to have a plug??
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:31 AM   #374
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you can go to like home depot or a local hardware store and purchase some three prong plugs
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:14 PM   #375
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whats the longevity of these lights? i read a few posts back that some already blew the drivers. if they can last a year problem free it may be worth it as a temporary light while saving for a better fixture

also if this seller from before isnt the same as the guy that started the post my apologies for insinuating.
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:18 PM   #376
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The life time of these lights is suppose to be 50,000 hours which at 10 hours a day equals about 14 years
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:24 PM   #377
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sure sure... and i would expect that from a premium light... my doubts are about quality of these flood lights... your running them right?


how would you rate them: do you love em? are they just for right now? or eh i had to try? how long have you been running them?

how blue is the advertised 14000k?

after our chat in my halide thread im looking for something to hold for the time it will take to save up for something "better" currently running a train wreck of 36" t5ho fixtures over my 4' tank.
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Old 09-08-2012, 03:22 PM   #378
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sure sure... and i would expect that from a premium light... my doubts are about quality of these flood lights... your running them right?


how would you rate them: do you love em? are they just for right now? or eh i had to try? how long have you been running them?

how blue is the advertised 14000k?

after our chat in my halide thread im looking for something to hold for the time it will take to save up for something "better" currently running a train wreck of 36" t5ho fixtures over my 4' tank.
Yes I'm running them now, I've had them for about 3 months and there forever I hope. I like them there pretty bright and give the tank a nice shimmer. You can see them on the tank in a previous post. As for the 14,000 I'm not sure how blue they are mine are10 and 12.
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The lights looked great but the drivers kept failing on me so I switched lighting. As for the color, I had the 20000k's and they were more like a 14000k.
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Old 09-11-2012, 02:41 PM   #380
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The lights looked great but the drivers kept failing on me so I switched lighting. As for the color, I had the 20000k's and they were more like a 14000k.
Thanks for the update.

That's a shame though. What did you end up going with?
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