Need 36" light

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by daddio, Feb 14, 2018.

  1. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Turned on the light on the new tank and POP. The ballast is a goner. Anyone have a 36 inch cheap fixture laying around?
    Cheers! Mark
     
  2. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    What type of light fixture was it? MH,T5,Led? brand?Might be able replace ballast
     
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  3. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    It is a high output T5 with 4-24 inch tubes. I'm unable to find a new ballast locally, I guess I will order one online but it might take a week to get here.
     
  4. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    I have a dual lamp t5 aquaticlife brand new


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  5. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    I got coralife 4 bulb t5 HO 30 inch fixture you can borrow until get new ballast.
     
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  6. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    I have at home buried in the closet an Aquactinics, 2x39T5 2x250mh...
    It has its history but is brand spanking new.
    I also have a nice 4x24T5 that you can borrow.
    I retrofitted it with T5 lamps a while back, used to hold PC lamps.
    Also, now that you dust my memory, a Coralife retrofitted with two T5 and a center MH, can't recall if 150 or 250 DE...
     
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  7. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Thanks guys! Gonna run to the lighting store and check for a ballast
     
  8. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    I’ve got a 48 inch T5 if you want it
     
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  9. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Thanks for all the great offers, I'm in San Jose right now and just picked up two new ballasts at Granger, hopefully it does the trick
     
  10. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Okay, we are back in business. Replaced the ballast, found the short, and raised the light a little more off the water. Thanks again for all the generous offers!
    This club is the best.
     
  11. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    i have couple DE Mh fixtures,
    if you need one the future, let me know,
    good units, just out dated in the new world of LED
     
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  12. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Sounds good! What I really need is another 36 inch 6 bulb t5
     
  13. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    I've been meaning to sell my 36" Reefbreeders/blackbox LED light. Let me know if that is something you want.
     
  14. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Worth looking into, what model? How much are you looking to get?
     
  15. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    I'll send you some pictures when I get home tonight.
     
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