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Old 10-10-2007, 10:14 PM   #1
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I am looking to upgrade my lighting system, my current is a hand me down . I am looking at this fixture on e-bay JEBO ODYSSEA 48" BLACK QUAD Compact Flourescent Fixture. Any opinions?
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Lando might have some comments regarding the Odyssea brand...

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=101908

Granted, you're not talking a metal halide fixture, but I haven't heard many good things about that brand. Personally, I'd recommend the Coralife Lunar Aqualights Fixture...

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...9&pcatid=12109

I've got the 36" version, and couldn't be happier. Pricier than the Odyssea, but I'm not sure if you can find anything less expensive than the Odyssea either.
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Old 10-11-2007, 11:14 AM   #3
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Yah...I am not a fan of Odyssea right now since my house just about burned down. However, I do not think you would experience the same issue with the CF fixture. I have heard that some of the CF fixtures have simply stopped working soon after arrival.
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They have 500w florescent out now. they use 65w of power, and stay cool
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48" 4x65W Coralife LUNAR Aqualight Deluxe
http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp...ROD&ProdID=328
Same thing but without the rubber bands for a lot less (Scratch and dent sale)
http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp...OD&ProdID=1501

I haven't ordered from that retailer myself, however they do seem to have really good pricing. I'm still debating on the 2 bulb version of the 48" fixture myself. With a wedding in 2 days and other things going on though...tank upgrades are kinda on hold hehe.
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