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Old 11-08-2004, 10:48 PM   #1
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Wiring IceCap 660 ballasts


I am setting up my lighting and have some ?'s.
I have a wood hood that I built to sit about 6" above my tank and was wondering where I should mount the ballasts. Should they be on top of the hood or somewhere else? Anyone have any pictures of there setup?

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Old 11-08-2004, 10:57 PM   #2
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I have mine on the top, just because they didn't seem to weigh much (4lb's a peice)...but it does put some stress on it as you're opening and closing it. Haven't had any problems so far.

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Old 11-09-2004, 02:52 AM   #3
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I just wired mine and also put the ballast on the top, then ran the wires through drilled holes. Very neat.
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