Odyssea Metal Halide Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment' started by Jayhawker, Mar 4, 2008.

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    i dont no, others on living reefs said they have heard stories about them catching on fire but i dont no if those r the old version or the new.

    ps. i have 24" 56 watt t-5s and no problems yet and i have the 48" lunar
     
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    I believe several people on the board have those lights.They use to have problems with them catching fire but not anymore.Something to do with the old ballast.Still,I've read on other boards that the ballast aren't very good and the bulbs are terrible.IMO,I would paid extra for a better quality fixture.The Current,Coralife and Aquamedic makes better entry level metal halide systems.
     
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    Odyssea is a brand that most people avoid because, like Freak said, of their track record of bursting into flames. Buy at your own risk.
     
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    Thanks for the info, It sounds like its about what I was thinking, I will definently be avoiding them.
     
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