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Old 12/06/2007, 02:14 AM
Jencylivez Jencylivez is offline
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What kind of MH bulb does this pedant take?

I just got this no name MH/PC pendant for real cheap. It came with a 20,000 Mogul base bulb but i need something thats 5,500k or 6,700k. The only problem is I don't know what kind of bulb it takes. Heres a picture of the fixture




Will these bulbs work?
http://www.hellolights.com/index.asp...PROD&ProdID=58
http://store.seacorals.net/co5mehabu17.html


Thanks ahead of time friends.
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Old 12/06/2007, 03:18 AM
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I think those bulbs will fit, but does the pendant include a ballast? If so, you'll need to match the wattage for which the ballast was designed.
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Old 12/06/2007, 03:54 AM
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Yes it does include a ballast. The original bulb was 175w and the ballast is 175w
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Old 12/06/2007, 04:15 AM
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I think the bulbs should be fine, then.
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Old 12/06/2007, 04:22 AM
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Why not just keep the 20000K bulb, it should be fine. 5500K will be really yellow.
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Old 12/06/2007, 09:30 AM
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Its for a planted vivarium with poison dart frogs
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Old 12/06/2007, 05:42 PM
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Thanks for the help guys, where do you suggest buying bulbs from?
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Old 12/06/2007, 07:41 PM
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I've only bought bulbs for aquariums, and haven't seen a 5500 K.
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Old 12/06/2007, 07:52 PM
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Yeah they exist, just a little less known
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Old 12/07/2007, 04:17 AM
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5500K, go to a large hardware store or lighting supplier. They should have MH's of around that colour.

They will be nice and cheap as well.
 

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