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help metal halides melting my center brace on my 125

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help metal halides melting my center brace on my 125
Old 07-30-2009, 07:27 PM   #1
 
Unhappy help metal halides melting my center brace on my 125

i just bought an odysea 72" 1150watt metal halide system for my 125gallon and the center bulb is melting my center brace what can i do to prevent this with out keeping the light off, i heard something like wrapping aluminum foil around the center brace to dissipate heat . i need some suggestions every one please help
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Old 07-30-2009, 08:43 PM   #2
 
1)You need to hang halides.

2) If you are buying an Odysea, which I don't know why you bought in the first place (you get what you pay for), you need to change the ballast up. See this:

Fix your Odyssea 250W Ballast for less than $15! - Nano-Reef.com Forums
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