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Rbacchiega
02-12-2009, 07:58 PM
Alright, not from Manitoba but seriously considering ordering from these guys... (6 bulb t5s units for under 300 INCLUDING bulbs/hanging kit...)

Any pros or cons would be appreciated...

Treebeard
02-12-2009, 08:18 PM
The prices are in US funds so the 36" is actually $341.99 and the 48" is $371.99. Still, not bad prices. I am also curious.....

fishoholic
02-12-2009, 08:29 PM
We bought our skimmer from there and we got good service :biggrin:

Rbacchiega
02-12-2009, 08:40 PM
it'd cost $32 to ship it...so $370ish...with bulbs and hanging kit.....

Treebeard
02-12-2009, 08:42 PM
I sent them an email inquiring about the reflectors, bulbs etc. Let you know if I hear anything back.

Treebeard
02-12-2009, 09:08 PM
The reply: The unit is manufactured for SWC. This includes the bulbs and ballasts. It is one reflector that is aluminum.

digital-audiophile
02-12-2009, 09:09 PM
Pass on the one reflector :p Unless you could retrofit for cheap.

Rbacchiega
02-12-2009, 09:34 PM
herm...yes indeed. Although the pic did/does look misleading...

*sigh* the search continues...

mseepman
02-12-2009, 10:00 PM
www.fishneedit.com

They look cheap but a couple of people on here have said they come with individual reflectors. Maybe search them out on NR and RC and see what buyers have to say.

staffordreef
02-12-2009, 10:23 PM
I have bought the relacement set ups - they came with individual reflectors. Have been running for 3 plus years. Only complaint is the plastic clips that hold bulb to reflector get brittle very quickly and they break - had to rig up system to connect them.

DanG
02-13-2009, 05:15 AM
if I remember right, last time I was in there I looked at them and it is a single piece reflector, but it is bent in the proper M shape.

Pan
02-13-2009, 06:30 AM
whatever happened with that liverock fiasco?