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Old 12-14-2010, 07:53 AM   #1
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Hello, I need some help trying to indentify this .. thing. It came off a fish tank i bought. but before i start looking into another light source, i would like to see if i can just replace this thing.
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Looks like a low voltage light system, four light sockets and a power transformer. What is you want to identify?

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The whole thing..It is one piece. I've been looking online but i cant find a name for it..need to know where i may find one. and thank you for the response.
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The 4 things on the left is where you put in the light bulb.
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I'm guessing it fits 2 flourescent bulps although you would usually have a fairly large ballast for a fish tank light....rather than what appears to be a wall wart.

What kind of tank are you putting together (freshwater, saltwater fish only, saltwater reef, etc...)?
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Google any and all info on the other side of that wallwart.
Brand names, model#'s, etc.

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Jerseyguy..it's a freshwater...a little deep for it to be planted, but i do like to see my fish..


-Is wallwart AKA plug? it has 9707034 handwritten on a sticker..no brand name so i dont know what to search! The caps for the bulbs read either MORE or MOKE..

Man it smells terrible too..all burnt up! Yick
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Google low voltage aquarium lights. Lots of stuff will come up. Many of them are now LED.
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Yes Wallwart is the plug. It will usually have information on it such as the input voltage, output voltage, whether the output voltage is DC or AC, the input AC frequency. It may be stamped into the plastic on the side with the plug prongs or on the side opposite the plug prongs.

So for freshwater you wouldn't expect the lighting to be very powerful. My reef tank uses VHO (very high output) flourescent bulbs which require a special ballast to drive them. I would expect that yours would probably be fairly standard.

Are you located in the U.S. or somewhere else?
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Those are weatherproof end caps for fluorescent lamps above an aquarium. Whether they for T-12 or T-8 would be determined by the diameter of the caps. What wattage lamp the ballast could drive is unknown. Maybe that is stamped on the wall-wart. The fluorescent lamps need to be supported by C-shaped lamp clips, fastened to the aquarium lid.

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