A used metal halide fixture

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    AnthonyTheNewbie

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    So, I picked up a 36" Metal Halide fixture from a friend in NJ reefer club. It's got two 175 watt bulbs, and two 96w PCs. All of the bulbs need to be replaced, and I don't know the brand name of the fixture. How should I go about replacing them?
     
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    What type bubs are the MH, single or double ended?

    I bought all my bulbs from soslighting.com. They were the cheapest out there for a Phoenix bulb.
     
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    MitchReef reef noobie, since 1986

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    +1 for soslighting.....

    If they are 175W probably SE....
     
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    They are singles. It's a really cool fixture, and I got it for dirt cheap lol :)
     
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    14,000K will grow corals.
    Generally 10,000K to 20,000K will provide corals with the light they need. (Probably different species prefer different ranges within this spectrum)

    14,000K puts you very close to median spectrum.
     
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