Yes, I tried a different bulb. Same thing. It shuts off after 5 min. The ballast is real hot, and I can smell burning. I saw the replacement ones at HD but I need to check the correct voltage. The ones I saw at HD were 3 wires, one was ground so I need to match those up as well.
50 GAL FOWLR
P-H 8.2 Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 10-15ppm
Crushed Coral 60lbs
1 MaxiJet 1200 PH
, 1 ZooMed PH
, XP2 Filstar
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