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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-28-2012, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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confused over lights

Hi currently in my juwel tank I have 2x T8,s 30W each and length of tubes are 910mm.. I want to install 2xT5,s 45W but the only tube length I can find for this wattage is 895mm long ...the question im asking is ...would these fit into the lightening system installed into the hood of my tank ???/
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-28-2012, 03:25 PM
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T8s require a different ballast than T5s too. It is likely you need to pull the guts out of your fixture and buy a retrofit system to increase lighting.
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