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Old 01-30-2011, 11:59 PM   #1
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i was thinking about this for my 10 gallon..
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says it comes witha 50/50 combo bulb, what is that?
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Don't grab the Oddyssea fixture. They are notoriously poorly built. As in light your house aflame bad. Look at the Current USA or some MH set ups. Hagen makes a individual reflector retrofit kit with 4 bulb ballast that's really nice.
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Old 01-31-2011, 12:23 AM   #3
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i was thinking about this for my 10 gallon..
Odyssea Power Compact Lighting

says it comes witha 50/50 combo bulb, what is that?

i use odyessea before and never had any problem the only thing is the bulbs aren't that great. But the 50/50 is half half one white one blue. what are you planning for the ten.
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I don't have any personal experience with Odyssea, but have read a lot of negative reviews on multiple sites. It may be a hit or miss, but not something I'd risk money for.

Also, I wouldn't recommend PC if you plan on having a SW tank, unless of course you want a FOWLR. If you have any thoughts on maybe adding inverts or corals later, just go for the T5s now. As Crepe said, Current USA is a reputable brand and so is TEK. I only say this because you don't want to regret not getting the advanced lighting.
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IMO when buying anything ask about any warranty. I think you would be better off buying a good used name brand light than a new Oddyssea fixture. I suspect my Oddyssea fixture blew out within 6 months due to the fans burning out.

Found this warranty for a Oddyssea fixture.
"All sales will have no CASH REFUND: Repairs, Replacement, or Instore Merchandise Credit less S/H only! All units have been inspected physically & tested power-on status before shipping out to minimize inconvenience & risks involved in refurbished & used equipments. All parts are marked for security & identification accordingly for tracking & servicing records. All Used & Refurbished items do carry certain amount of risks."
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Well said! Any company will stand proudly behind a quality product.
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I would skip PC anyway and get a good t5
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