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Offline luvnsalt

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Lights & Pump
« on: January 23, 2008, 07:04:28 AM »
Hey all- I think it is that time....I need to buy some new bulbs- right now I have the 20K halides (really blue). I am leaning towards 10K but would like opinions here. I also need to get some new ballasts for my VHOs (right Rick?) and a bigger air pump for my skimmer. Does anyone have any hidden retailers that have good deals? Let me know. Thanks.- Dashia
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Re: Lights & Pump
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2008, 10:11:52 AM »
 Dashia,
      The 20k  bulbs have a shorter life than 10k on average.   10k bulbs usually last a year.   20 K will last if 8 months on average.

  I have a PFO Kit for Lighting two 4ft VHOs.   It has never been used.  It comes with end caps wiring.    You will still need bulbs.

http://www.marinedepot.com/ps_ViewItem~idProduct~PF5113.html

I will part with it for 80 bucks.   It was just taken out of box and put into plastic bag.   It was never used.   Let me know if you want it. 
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Re: Lights & Pump
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2008, 06:56:02 PM »
I have always bought my bulbs from http://www.hellolights.com/. I usually wait for the sale they have in July, but you can check them out and compare their regular prices. They are currently offering free shipping on MH bulbs.
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Re: Lights & Pump
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2008, 12:25:45 PM »
I just got an e-mail from HelloLights.com. This Friday they are offering $5.00 off any order of $20.00 or more.

Coupon Code: 5friday
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Re: Lights & Pump
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2008, 06:34:49 AM »
Thanks Robert. I will take your set up Ed. Thanks. Are you going To Vicki's? If you are just bring them with you and I will get them from you there.
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Re: Lights & Pump
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2008, 06:40:54 AM »
I am planning on going to Vickis.  I  have the kit in Garage.    If you want it today.  That way you can set it up.   I am working until 730pm tonight.   I can try to call my kids after 3pm.   You can pay me for it at Vicki's or etc.  :)
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