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mike Bushie

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If i where to run 6 t5s.
1)would i run it off one ballest or multiple. just thinking of saving cash.

2) would 6x 24 watts fit in a tank thats 800x350mm
 

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For 6 T5's you will need 3 dual ballasts, each ballast will run 2 tubes.
 

AndrévN

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if your dual ballast packs up does that affect both bulbs? my lights didn't work when I only connected one T5 to my ballast
Yes it will, it is designed to run both the tubes simultaneously. if you get single ballasts it will only affect the one tube connected to it.;)
 

AndrévN

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if your dual ballast packs up does that affect both bulbs? my lights didn't work when I only connected one T5 to my ballast
The other thing is, some ballasts do require both tubes to be connected to work. Just make sure of this as well before you think its broken. :razz:
 

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yeah its a common misconception...
 

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