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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-19-2012, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
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hobbylighting T5 HO light fixtures...

Has anyone bought / have any experience with this fixture from this member on ebay : hobbylighting?

Here's a link of something I am interested in..

would like to get some opinions...

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since I can't link its $100

Package include:

1 x 48" T5 HO Quad Fluorescent Aquarium Lighting fixture.
2 x 54W T5 HO 12000K bulb. (6700K and pink bulb is also available upon request)
2 x 54W T5 HO Actinic bulb. (6700K and pink bulb is also available upon request)
2 x Mounting brackets.
4 x Dual LED moon lights.
Acrylic Anti-splash Guard


Compact design contains everything you need for a perfect aquarium lighting set up.
216W power output in total.
Flip-style adjustable mounting bracket (3 inches high) can lift upto maximum angle of 90 degrees.
Individual power cord controls T5 bulb, Actinic bulb, and LED lights respectively.
Equipped with high efficiency aluminum reflector, non-corrosive powder coated aluminum housing.
Dual LED moon lights provide good performance during night.
Dimensions: 47.5" x 7" x 2.75".

I'm gonna want 6700k bulbs instead ..

Hope this is the right forum :P thanks
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-06-2012, 11:07 AM
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Would be interested myself. Did you ever get it?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-18-2012, 02:19 AM Thread Starter
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Yea i got it...

Other then the fact it heats up really fast... and is a bit flimsy in material.. (cheap)

It works good.. if you shut the light off midway through you light cycle maybe for 10-20mins to prevent overheating since there are no fans.
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