my new lighting rig

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  1. mupwi

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    What do you think of the wew lighting rig I'm building 42x30w balasts that's 1260w of florecent artificial sun:)

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    hey Mupwi!

    Whats the size of your tank man!!!
     
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    Is that magnetic ballasts? For T8's?
     
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    why T8's boet? Very big fesh water tank?
     
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    Ja its T8 not actualy for a tank it is to simulate the sun it's for a controled enviroment unit to study plant growth the growth chamber is about 2mx1m and will controle lighting temperature and humidity thinking of puting a nono in there to see what it does for photosynthetic corals :)

    loving my new job this is one ov the medium sized units have other growth rooms about 2x3m with florecents covering the whole roof you can barly see the ceiling :)
     
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    how much power consumption with that beast use
     
  8. mupwi

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    I dont whant to know
     
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    You been smoking some of that cheato from your tank LOL!
    Have you got a 2 Kw chiller - you'll need it!!:eek:
     
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    you have no idea the chillers we runing can drop the environment down to sub zero even with all the lighting
     
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