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Old 10-10-2007, 09:14 PM   #1
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New lighting system

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...


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...


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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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
Same thing but without the rubber bands for a lot less (Scratch and dent sale)

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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