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Forum: DIY   02-11-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,028
Posted By Delgriffth
this can apply to any t5 fixture providing you...

this can apply to any t5 fixture providing you use the right wattage. first replace the ballast with one of these(i use 39w for example)

LUTRON ECO-T5H39-120-2 39w...
Forum: DIY   02-10-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 121,180
Posted By Delgriffth
haha..nah im in the right forum and my opinion is...

haha..nah im in the right forum and my opinion is just as welcome as yours. ive read how hoppy built his light and it looks fine to me. probably built better then anything you could buy off the...
Forum: DIY   02-10-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 121,180
Posted By Delgriffth
im all for diy and im not trying to burst anyones...

im all for diy and im not trying to burst anyones bubble but a light fixture is something probably not worth the risk IMHO. if something did go wrong and there were damages to your home etc good luck...
Forum: Lighting   02-07-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 259,966
Posted By Delgriffth
t5ho

t5ho
Forum: Lighting   02-07-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 259,966
Posted By Delgriffth
this thread has helped me solve my algae problems...

this thread has helped me solve my algae problems in my 40g breeder. i also have a 20g tall with t5 fixture sitting on top of the tank. both the 40g breeder and 20g tall are 16" high. with 2 bulbs...
Forum: Lighting   01-15-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,302
Posted By Delgriffth
if the fixture used starters to ignite the...

if the fixture used starters to ignite the original lamps it probably doesnt have room for a ballast. it can be remanufactured to use an electronic ballast but that would take some doing and i'd...
Forum: Lighting   12-06-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,045
Posted By Delgriffth
i just switched out 2 hagen life glo and 1 650nm...

i just switched out 2 hagen life glo and 1 650nm roseate bulb with 2 giesmann middays and 1 aquaflora. the life glos had a huge green spike in the spectrum. the middays have less green and more red...
Forum: Lighting   11-28-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Delgriffth
i have aquaticlife linkable fixtures over my 40g...

i have aquaticlife linkable fixtures over my 40g breeder. the freshwater model comes with 1 6000k and 1 roseate bulb. the roseate bulb is 650nm and is pinkish red. the cool thing about these fixtures...
Forum: Lighting   11-28-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By Delgriffth
you mentioned the bulb melted to the acrylic...

you mentioned the bulb melted to the acrylic cover which would imply the bulbs were covered at the time. i.e no cold water ever touched the bulb. that being said t5s do this from time to time. im an...
Forum: Lighting   08-18-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By Delgriffth
i used a hagen glo 2x24w over my 20g high. it was...

i used a hagen glo 2x24w over my 20g high. it was a good medium light set up. i actually have an extra with 2 6700k bulbs i could sell to you pretty cheap. i only used it for 3 months. as for ground...
Forum: Lighting   08-17-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By Delgriffth
anyone use a roseate bulb over a planted tank?

im using 2 aquaticlife linkables. each fixture will run 2x39 watt t5s. i have 2 hagen life glo 6700k and plan on using only one bulb in the 2nd fixture. the fixtures themselves come with a 6000k and...
Forum: Lighting   08-17-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By Delgriffth
it depends on the ballast, and how its wired....

it depends on the ballast, and how its wired. some fixtures are wired in series. kinda like the old christmas lights. you take out one bulb and the rest go out as well. even the fixtures that require...
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