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Old 11-05-2018, 02:09 PM
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T5 hybrid by aquatic life

Has anyone run into a issue with the clips that hold bulbs in place meting and making it impossible to change out your bulbs. Wanted to switch around some bulbs and 2 of my T5s cracked with the plastic adhered to the bulb
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Old 11-05-2018, 07:17 PM
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Never mind called them. Sending me new clips and sent me money for 2 new bulbs
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:32 AM
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Really??

That’s good news. Just saw your post and had the exact same issue. Broke 3/4 bulbs when changing this time. The plastic on the clips melts to the bulbs making them impossible to get free. The first bulbs got all kinds of glass in my tank. Totally a pia. I will contact them tomorrow. I have the 60” fixture and bulbs are costly. Other issue I have with the fixture is they set the wires up backwards. They should both come out on the same side but u can’t set it up that way. It’s just unsightly. But I do love the results of t/5 and my radions. And it is a pretty slick clean look.
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Old 11-08-2018, 04:55 PM
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Just broke 3 bulbs too.
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:17 AM
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broke 1 bulb the other day. I hate the fixture its junk. reflectors suck too
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:55 AM
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Same here! Broke one bulb with bloody finger too!
Be careful guys need to used gloves and long nose tools next time.
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:59 AM
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I had the same issue. Turn the bulbs on for a couple minutes. Once warm the bulbs are easier to remove. I cut the rubber off.
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