Phoenix Technologies 150 Watt 14000K Metal Halide Bulb - Phoenix, Double-Ended

MPN: MB2664
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Excellent
5 Star Review   By SOULEYMANE NDIAYE on PetStore.com - May 3, 2014   

I love this bulb it gives a new meaning to my fish tank I love the color and my corals look beautiful thank you

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Good bulb
5 Star Review   By TOM NEWSOME on PetStore.com - Apr 26, 2014   

I have used this lamp before and I liked it. Nice color and the corals respond well to it.

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MH 14000
5 Star Review   By HOWARD HOMLER on PetStore.com - Apr 22, 2014   

good spectrum; easy to insert and inverts like it

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Love them!
5 Star Review   By WILLIAM BROADDUS on PetStore.com - Apr 14, 2014   

These are the perfect mix of white and blue light. The coral really seemed to love the new bulbs. Everyone that have seen the tank before and after have really thought the tank looks amazing. Great product. Love them.

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Perfect!!
5 Star Review   By Corey Gates on PetStore.com - Mar 29, 2014   

Fantastic bulb! Better then expected and highly recommended!!

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Very Bright
5 Star Review   By KYLE MURPHEY on PetStore.com - Mar 1, 2014   

Can totally see the difference and already seeing results.

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amazing color
5 Star Review   By MICHAEL CRIMIAN on PetStore.com - Oct 17, 2013   

from day one colors in the reef tank just were amazingly brighter. After a week corals were more awake, fuller. The Fish had more vivid color to them. The nice blue tint it gives the tank is very pleasing to the eye. My tank looks even better now.

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not too bright!!
1 Star Review   By DAN GRAMEGNA on PetStore.com - Oct 3, 2013   

I am disappointed in the amount of light these bulbs give off. The replaced bulbs are the same specs and they seemed twice as bright. Hoping it won't affect my fish or corals

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Blue Tint - Similar to Actinic
4 Star Review   By SHAWN MCANNALLY on PetStore.com - Jun 3, 2013   

I'm running these in a 2 x 150w fixture with 4 T-5's (3 Actinic + 1 Fiji Purple). I replaced Hamilton 14k halides with these because the Hamilton were almost harshly white, washed out a lot of the vivid coloring in both my corals and fish. These bulbs definitely have a blue tint, it's similar to the appearance of the tank under Actinic bulbs only, but brighter. It isn't overly blue, just has that clean look to it I've learned to associate with blue bulbs. If you favor that bluish look, these are the bulbs you want.

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dk2
4 Star Review   By DAVID KALTOFEN on PetStore.com - May 22, 2013   

Good bulb for the price, corals like

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Product Title Phoenix Technologies 150 Watt 14000K Metal Halide Bulb - Phoenix, Double-Ended
Manufacturer Phoenix Technologies
Power Score 4.6 | 191 Reviews
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fish accessories: bulbs
User Reviews
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Excellent
5 Star Review   By SOULEYMANE NDIAYE on PetStore.com - May 3, 2014   

I love this bulb it gives a new meaning to my fish tank I love the color and my corals look beautiful thank you

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Good bulb
5 Star Review   By TOM NEWSOME on PetStore.com - Apr 26, 2014   

I have used this lamp before and I liked it. Nice color and the corals respond well to it.

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MH 14000
5 Star Review   By HOWARD HOMLER on PetStore.com - Apr 22, 2014   

good spectrum; easy to insert and inverts like it

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Love them!
5 Star Review   By WILLIAM BROADDUS on PetStore.com - Apr 14, 2014   

These are the perfect mix of white and blue light. The coral really seemed to love the new bulbs. Everyone that have seen the tank before and after have really thought the tank looks amazing. Great product. Love them.

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Perfect!!
5 Star Review   By Corey Gates on PetStore.com - Mar 29, 2014   

Fantastic bulb! Better then expected and highly recommended!!

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Very Bright
5 Star Review   By KYLE MURPHEY on PetStore.com - Mar 1, 2014   

Can totally see the difference and already seeing results.

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amazing color
5 Star Review   By MICHAEL CRIMIAN on PetStore.com - Oct 17, 2013   

from day one colors in the reef tank just were amazingly brighter. After a week corals were more awake, fuller. The Fish had more vivid color to them. The nice blue tint it gives the tank is very pleasing to the eye. My tank looks even better now.

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not too bright!!
1 Star Review   By DAN GRAMEGNA on PetStore.com - Oct 3, 2013   

I am disappointed in the amount of light these bulbs give off. The replaced bulbs are the same specs and they seemed twice as bright. Hoping it won't affect my fish or corals

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Blue Tint - Similar to Actinic
4 Star Review   By SHAWN MCANNALLY on PetStore.com - Jun 3, 2013   

I'm running these in a 2 x 150w fixture with 4 T-5's (3 Actinic + 1 Fiji Purple). I replaced Hamilton 14k halides with these because the Hamilton were almost harshly white, washed out a lot of the vivid coloring in both my corals and fish. These bulbs definitely have a blue tint, it's similar to the appearance of the tank under Actinic bulbs only, but brighter. It isn't overly blue, just has that clean look to it I've learned to associate with blue bulbs. If you favor that bluish look, these are the bulbs you want.

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dk2
4 Star Review   By DAVID KALTOFEN on PetStore.com - May 22, 2013   

Good bulb for the price, corals like

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great color
5 Star Review   By FRANCIS SCHUTZ on PetStore.com - May 18, 2013   

These bulbs put out a lot of white light with a great blue tint. All my sps' and softies have responded positively and I love the shimmer effect these bulbs make. Great value.

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14000K Metal Halide Bulb - Pho
5 Star Review   By ALEX ODELL on PetStore.com - May 3, 2013   

The bulbs are excellent. As soon as they were added everything began showing its real color. Absolutely beautiful.

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Good Product
5 Star Review   By JASON BROOME on PetStore.com - May 3, 2013   

This product gave me the lighting that I have been looking for in my tank. Thanks

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Phoenix bulb
3 Star Review   By BEE YANG on PetStore.com - May 2, 2013   

I was thinking that it would be brighter and more vibrant but it was not. It didn't measure up to my expectation.

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Real good bulb
5 Star Review   By CHRISTOPHER REID on PetStore.com - Apr 6, 2013   

This is a very good bulb! I have no complaints so far. It doesn't throw off as much heat as other bulbs its size and I'm not sure why. Whatever this manufacturer is doing keep it up!

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14000k phoenix bulb
3 Star Review   By ANDREW BOWMAN on PetStore.com - Mar 29, 2013   

what a great color! makes all my coral pop! this is a great bulb for that rich blue color.

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a great product
5 Star Review   By MARRIANNE HAYDEN on PetStore.com - Dec 14, 2012   

I have been using these bulbs for years and totally love the color they give off. My thoughts are to make sure you replaced them every 6 months.

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Bring your reef to life!
5 Star Review   By TIMMY COLLINS on PetStore.com - Oct 24, 2012   

I was skeptical about swapping to these bulbs a few years ago from my tested and working bulbs that I was using. Lets face it these bulbs aren't the cheapest around. After about a week I could see noticeable changes in the color of my fish and coral. After a few months I found myself having to frag coral because I was growing too much. The bottom line is if you want healthy colorful coral buy these lights.

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Phoenix 14K bulbs
4 Star Review   By RUSSELL LENNON on PetStore.com - Oct 18, 2012   

I shopped around for quite sometime before settling on the Phoenix 14K bulb. I used customer reviews to help make my decision and I'm glad I did. These bulbs are as advertised!! A perfect blend of white and blue that make corals and fish "pop". They arrived on time and were packaged well. Going on week 2 and I'm very satisfied with my purchase!

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Short Life
3 Star Review   By JEFF MORGAN on PetStore.com - Oct 8, 2012   

Worked well...for six months at which point it burned out. First time I've had a bulb not to fire prior to replacing.

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good bulb
4 Star Review   By ALEXEY CARMEL on PetStore.com - Sep 12, 2012   

very bright and nice colors

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Great
5 Star Review   By Mike Morehouse on PetStore.com - Sep 5, 2012   

This is the second one I've had, I replaced the first one after about 9 months and I never once had a problem with it, this one works just as well. As long as I keep using MH's I will be using this bulb.

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Awesome Bulbs
5 Star Review   By Joe on PetStore.com - Aug 22, 2012   

Best blend of color and growth come from Phoenix 14ks

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Wow!
5 Star Review   By RICHARD OVERTON on PetStore.com - Aug 8, 2012   

This is by far the best bulb I have used. It actually knocked off my old favorite (175w Iwasaki 15k). Very very bright white with a hint of blue. Looks great with or without actinics. One note for future users, you need to run this bulb at least a couple of light cycles before the true color shows up. My first couple were 3 hours each and the tank was very blue. After a week the bulb got much whiter and brighter and has been that way since.

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Phoenix Double-Ended
4 Star Review   By HOMER MOSLEY III on PetStore.com - Aug 7, 2012   

Use to have a Coralife 150w 14000K which was nice & bright.. but this Phoenix Double-Ended does it all.. had a nice tint of both brightness and blue color which brings out alot of colors in my tank for the first time.

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Great bulb
5 Star Review   By RUDY on PetStore.com - Jul 31, 2012   

Have used the 150w bulb and now the 250w version, have had great results with the growth and color of my sps corals.would highly recommend this bulb to anyone.

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On my 4th set
5 Star Review   By JOHN SCOTT on PetStore.com - Jul 21, 2012   

This is my favorite bulb I love the color and never have had any performance issues. The color burns in fast and they always start faithfully for me. Till my HQI fixtures give up the ghost or Phoenix stops making them I'll keep buying them.

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This Light Rocks My Rocks!
5 Star Review   By ERIKA SCHIECK on PetStore.com - Jul 12, 2012   

Originally I had the 12K Coralife bulbs that came with my fixture. I had waited a long time to make the upgrade from compact fluorescents to metal halides. When I did make the jump, I was a little disappointed because the hue was kind of yellowish and it washed out all of the colors. I waited about 4 months to let the lights break in (was even considering going back to my compact fluorescents). I began researching other bulbs on this site and read all of the positive reviews regarding the Phoenix. Boy, was everyone right!! At first I wasn't convinced (I did think it was too blue) but its been running for 2 weeks and the lights have broken in and have a really nice balanced hue (or maybe my eyes have gotten used to it). The colors of my fish and mixed reef just POP... just like what I see in the ocean when I'm snorkeling or scuba diving. This light accurately depicts what you will see the further you go down into the ocean. You will not be disappointed!

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Phoenix MH bulbs
4 Star Review   By STEPHEN HART on PetStore.com - May 30, 2012   

Great bulbs. the color makes my corals pop!

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Phoenix 14k DE 150W
5 Star Review   By PAUL CASTLE on PetStore.com - May 14, 2012   

I've tried many different bulbs, including 20K Radions, I love a blue tank but not at the expense of growth. These bulbs are absolutely perfect for my tank. The balance of white/blue in these bulbs is wonderful. No yellow whatsoever. My brother uses coralvue 250w 14k exclusively, He is so impressed with the phoenix...He is considering switching to them on his next bulb replacement. I love his tank color and growth, now he loves mine! I will continue to use the phoenix brand 14k as long as they continue to make them.

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blue is GOOOD!!!
5 Star Review   By SHANNA STOLPAHANUSA on PetStore.com - May 8, 2012   

i really shopped around before choosing this bulb, and i feel this bulb really hits the nail on the head. my opinion is that this bulb burns at 17500k

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phoenix 14k
5 Star Review   By EDWARD DAY on PetStore.com - Apr 30, 2012   

very nice bulb will buy it again.

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Great Light
5 Star Review   By MAUREEN GRABER on PetStore.com - Apr 27, 2012   

I am very happy with my Phoenix 14000K Metal Halide 150w Bulb.Crisp clear lighting with a nice amount of blue to set your corals off. They are priced even lower now than when I bought mine. No need to pay more when the Phoenix provides a great bulb at a lower cost. Since Metal Halide Bulbs should be replaced every 6 months now is a great time to stock up.

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Blue
4 Star Review   By WILLIAM LUTZ on Marine Depot - Apr 3, 2012   

I love this light. For being a 14K light it is very blue and I like that. It makes all my corals fluoresce during the day. My corals have seemed to be more open during the day with this light than under my old one. The only problem is it may be too blue for some people.

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Great stuff
4 Star Review   By ERIC LABUHN on Marine Depot - Mar 21, 2012   

Great product, very bright and also brings out the color in my coral well, wont be using any other bulb from now on.

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Too Blue for me
4 Star Review   By KEITH DAVIS on Marine Depot - Feb 28, 2012   

The quality of the bulb appears to be great, no issue with my balasts, but I feel the color is too blue. I was using 10K bulbs before, so I was expecting the 14Ks to have a bluer tint, but for my taste it is too blue.

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phonix 14 k
4 Star Review   By LARRY NAPIER on Marine Depot - Feb 22, 2012   

I find these bulbs to be a excellent buy for the price they cannot be beat

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Good
4 Star Review   By DOO HEE JEONG on Marine Depot - Feb 7, 2012   

Its kinda blueish but seems like my corals liking it

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Awesome!
5 Star Review   By CHRIS LOMBARDO on Marine Depot - Feb 7, 2012   

Just switched from t5's to metal halides, these bulbs are unbelievable! Color is so amazing I don't need the actinics anymore to make my corals "pop". Nice blue-ish tint.

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Great Bulbs
5 Star Review   By DOUG from Idaho on Marine Depot - Feb 4, 2012   

The color is gorgeous, my corals are adjusting well. I put 3 above my 210, and they light so evenly. I love them.

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14000k 250w
4 Star Review   By CHRIS CRISALLI on Marine Depot - Jan 24, 2012   

great bulb for the money . a little bit to blue for what I was expecting .Corals do like it

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Couldn't ask for more
5 Star Review   By TYLER SNEARY on Marine Depot - Jan 23, 2012   

These bulbs gave me the perfect glow and production of coral I have always wanted... Would recommend to everyone!!!

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14k MH
5 Star Review   By MIKE HEIMOS on Marine Depot - Jan 21, 2012   

Light is great

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Phoenix
4 Star Review   By JOE BERESKIN on Marine Depot - Jan 18, 2012   

I have used these lights many times and they always perform well. I change out my bulbs evey year which can be quite coastly as I have three fixtures. The last time I replaced the bulbs in December 2011 one of the bulbs only lasted a month. I am disapointed in this manafucators defect as I now have to replace yet another bulb due to one ofthe three bulbs burning out.

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Phoenix bulb
5 Star Review   By JOHN MANSFIELD on Marine Depot - Jan 15, 2012   

Great bulb at a good price

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Great color
4 Star Review   By MATT KNOPP on Marine Depot - Jan 12, 2012   

Bought this after trying to save a money by buying a $10 bulb of ebay..big mistake, the color was a white/yellow and it caused a big algae outbreak! so after reading forums and reviews decided this bulb sounded like a good bet. It has a very nice blue color to it! makes my reef look very nice, now I'm just hoping my algae will die of soon.. only gave it 4 stars since I've only had it for a week.

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Excellent Bulbs
5 Star Review   By JAMES H on Marine Depot - Jan 10, 2012   

Nice Crisp light that isn't too blue or too brown.

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My only bulb
5 Star Review   By CARL ROMEY on Marine Depot - Jan 9, 2012   

Now having tried quit a few different bulbs...this is the only one I will ever use again. But that's just me.

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great bulb
5 Star Review   By jbird on Marine Depot - Jan 5, 2012   

First time with phoenix just hope it lasts. The color is great.

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best bulb ever!!
4 Star Review   By JAVIER PEREZ on Marine Depot - Jan 1, 2012   

I love the color it gives off" this is my favorite brand now! Makes my corals pop! Am truely amazed by it!

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Love these bulbs!
5 Star Review   By TODD SWANSON on Marine Depot - Dec 30, 2011   

Does anybody know if they are ever going to come out with a 400w double end bulb. With the emergence of the 250w/400w dimmable ballast this would be a good seller imo.

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Good bulb
4 Star Review   By CARL PETERSON on Marine Depot - Dec 30, 2011   

I like the color of this lamp. Very nice looking. It is a deep blue. To me, they should call it a 20K bulb. Overall though, it brings out a lot of color from my corals. The price here is MUCH cheaper than at my local fish store.

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Nice bulb, good price.
5 Star Review   By JERRY BLEVINS on Marine Depot - Dec 19, 2011   

Even after reading other reviews about how blue this light was, I still got color shock from switching from my 10K bulbs. I'm not real big on all the blue in my tank, but the corals like it, and it's more about what they like that matters. Besides it's growing on me.

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Great Color
5 Star Review   By Dan on Marine Depot - Dec 17, 2011   

The Color is Great... Just installed with Coralife actinics and its the perfect color for me. As for performance... I havtn had them long enough, but I did a lot of research and arrived at these. FYI (I puchased the 250 watt, not the 150 watt.

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Great Bulb
5 Star Review   By RYAN OCONNELL on Marine Depot - Dec 13, 2011   

it the perfect amount of blue, I thought it was going to be to much based on some reviews online but I decided to go for it and I'm glad I did.

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I LOVE THEM!
4 Star Review   By KELLY AULDRIDGE on Marine Depot - Dec 11, 2011   

I read a lot of reviews and everyone seemed to love these bulbs and SO DO I!! I like them better than the $150+ bulbs I had one my 90G before. Crisp white light that has made my corals and fish pop. They seem to have gave my tank a whole new dimension. I love them!

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250 metal halide
4 Star Review   By FLOYD DREW on Marine Depot - Dec 9, 2011   

this phoenix 14k bulb 250watt i recently bought have a great blue color and growth rate i have beeen looking for

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Top notch bulbs
5 Star Review   By BILL ROBINSON on Marine Depot - Dec 4, 2011   

This is my second set of these bulbs, they are more blue then a normal 14k bulb but not as blue as most 20k. They are AMAZING for growth and cast a very crisp white light with a blue tint and give a very high par even on the bottom on a 28 inch tall tank. Very tough to beat at the price they are. I would recommend these to anyone.

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great color
5 Star Review   By JOSEPH KARL on Marine Depot - Nov 30, 2011   

These bulbs have great color. Just enough blue. My corals look great.

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Awesome!
5 Star Review   By SCOTT JARBOE on Marine Depot - Nov 9, 2011   

Great color and brightnes, no acintics needed with these bulbs. They give off just enough purple/blue to make your coral pop like highlited markers. Your corals will love these bulbs and so will you....

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aewsome bulbs
5 Star Review   By JAMES BRADY on Marine Depot - Nov 3, 2011   

just recently installed my 2x phoenix 14k 150 watt bulbs they give a nice bluish hue great bulbs make my corals look great..

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250w DE MH bulb
5 Star Review   By THEODORE JANCICH on Marine Depot - Nov 2, 2011   

I believe this is the best DE 250 watt 14k MH bulb on the market, extremely bright true color spectrum and a great price that will allow you to change bulbs regularly without breaking the bank.

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Awesome results!!!!
4 Star Review   By STEVEN B. on Marine Depot - Oct 27, 2011   

I bought this bulb to replace my factory 14,000k and have to say the difference is night and day. All of my corals are responding better than ever and this bulb makes the colors just pop! I rated at a four and half only because the blue is a little much, but it is growing on me. When I replace the bulb again, I think I'll probably stick with this one.

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coral tank is lit up now
4 Star Review   By WILLIAM NEIMAN on Marine Depot - Oct 14, 2011   

I tried for years using 3x 150w'ers on a 125L. 250's are what I needed.

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Great Color, Awesome Bulb
4 Star Review   By READ SAMPLES on Marine Depot - Sep 28, 2011   

Great bulb for the money. Awesome color, not too much blue, not too much white for a 14oook. Quality looks good, and the price can't be beat.

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Best Bulbs on the Market!
5 Star Review   By KEVIN WINCHESTER on Marine Depot - Sep 25, 2011   

Excellent brightness combined with color! I am running two 150w, and one 250w halide over my 100g reef. Unfortunately at purchase time my ballast driving the 150w's were the old tar ballast. When I installed the two Phoenix 14,000k they wouldn't fire right, so I went to the local fish store and bought two 150w electronic ballast for $100 each, but wow the color out of the phoenix bulbs.....as blue as the 20,000k 250w in the center of my reef. Thanks for outstanding customer service and quick deliveries.

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Nice Blue Color!
5 Star Review   By SILVINO GOMEZ on Marine Depot - Sep 23, 2011   

My corals are loving it!!

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Best Bulb I've Owned
5 Star Review   By RICHARD RAYL on Marine Depot - Sep 15, 2011   

Can't say enough about this bulb. I bought a 150W 14000K bulb for a fixture. Bulb fired right up, had a very short burn in period, and has been going strong for 6 months now. The color on the 14000K bulb is a beautiful crisp white with a good hint of blue. I almost prefer my MH bulb without the actinics now! Definitely worth the money.

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Great bulb!
5 Star Review   By GRANT GRIMSLEY on Marine Depot - Sep 12, 2011   

I would definitely recommend this bulb to anyone that is using a metal halide fixture or is planning on getting one. The colors of my coral are radiant and bright. They have never looked better. Definitely a smart purchase. I received the bulb a little less than a week ago and everything has opened up.

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Great bulb/good color
5 Star Review   By MARK STIMSON on Marine Depot - Sep 11, 2011   

Switched to this bulb after using 14k ushio's, which are also a good bulb, just very white. Switched to the phoenix due to the fact that I didn't want to run halides and PC bulbs at the same time due to heat. Growth seems good and my corals seem to be coloring up more since switching to these, mainly my sps like my Red Planet. I've already ordered my replacements for my current ones since I like them so much and they are on sale right now.

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Beautiful
5 Star Review   By MATT SMITH on Marine Depot - Sep 10, 2011   

I will continue to use the 150 watt de bulbs. On my third set now and love the color that they produce. I run an 18" tank and the 150 watt variety is perfect for my corals and power bill.

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color
4 Star Review   By GEORGE DELUCCHI on Marine Depot - Aug 29, 2011   

excellent color.

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Fine product
4 Star Review   By RANDY HALE on Marine Depot - Aug 24, 2011   

I continue to use these, as they work well. All my corals thrive under them. I'm conservative and do not like taking risk with products that may or may not be as good, so I stick with these from experience.

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Best Bulb
5 Star Review   By MICHAEL PHELPS on Marine Depot - Aug 20, 2011   

It's hard to describe with words why I love the Phoenix 14k. I'm not a big fan of the blue light saturated look of 20K bulbs and I loathe the yellowish-white light most 10k's give off. These 14k bulbs provide enough blue spectrum light to pop corals and keep the overall look of the tank appealing. They will not wash out yellows, oranges and reds like bluer bulbs do. Actinic supplementation is not necessary with these bulbs but I still run mine only to give the metal halides a break and extend their life.

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Awesome
5 Star Review   By MOSES TARYANIK on Marine Depot - Aug 15, 2011   

This is an awesome bulb! I have amazing color and growth!! :)

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14000K Metal Halide Bulb - Pho
5 Star Review   By ROBERT on Marine Depot - Aug 14, 2011   

went from a hamilton 150 w 14k to the phoenix 150 14k absolutely love the phoenix and its price is awesome to

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Phoenix 150w 14000k HQI bulb
4 Star Review   By FRANK TEASLEY on Marine Depot - Jul 27, 2011   

I've only had this bulb a couple of days but the color is great. I can't tell you much else, I haven't tried this brand before to be able to tell you the pros & cons, so far so good.

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Excellent
5 Star Review   By DONNA JARJOUR on Marine Depot - Jul 6, 2011   

Wonderful bulb. Nice crisp blue, and the color doesn't fade. Phoenix bulbs still look great after a year!

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Phoenix 14k
5 Star Review   By DOUGLAS MELLENCAMP on Marine Depot - Jun 22, 2011   

Excellent buy , good color

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tank light
5 Star Review   By RYAN NOLTE on Marine Depot - Jun 8, 2011   

The light is working great! I love the blue tint that it is giving off. Everything seems to be doing well with it in to.

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Phoenix 14k 250w DE Bulbs
5 Star Review   By TRACY GARCIA on Marine Depot - Jun 6, 2011   

Great bulbs! I have been using these bulbs for awhile and I like the colors they put out plus great par. Very intense initially. I always seem to want to try different bulbs but I always end up going back to the phoenix's. Best bang for your buck.

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Lovely
5 Star Review   By ERIC MAGNETTA on Marine Depot - May 28, 2011   

Nice blue color that isnt too blue. Seeing good coral growth as well. its been about a month

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Best bulbs for the price
5 Star Review   By WILLIAM MORRISON on Marine Depot - May 14, 2011   

These are a really great bulbs I got two of them after I retro fit my Coralife light with two lumatek 250watt dimmable ballasts man these are great aslo before I had two 150 hqi an all I had to do was get the 250 watt sockets n rewire them . the hole lined up perfect for the sockets n I didn't have to change reflector in all said I am berry happy now. I have a custom light that is 700 watts plus I can dim the bulbs down with the lumatek ballast to 150,175,or 250 or run full blast on hqi 250 very pleased thanks

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great mh bulbs
4 Star Review   By LOUISE ROY``GILBERT on Marine Depot - Apr 13, 2011   

I'm enjoying the color the tank now has. The corals appear to be enjoying it as well. My only complaint is I had difficulty installing one of the bulbs it was to tight a fit, but with a little effort I got it in. Well worth the effort.

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14000K Metal Halide Bulb
5 Star Review   By PAUL GRIFFIN on Marine Depot - Apr 11, 2011   

changing from a 10,000k i love the way the colors POP!!! i was a little concerned because it looked a little darker than the 10k but my corals seem to be loving it. i'm very happy with this purchase.

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14000K Phoenix MH
5 Star Review   By BRANDON NEAL on Marine Depot - Apr 6, 2011   

Excelent, Much better than the JBJ Lamp.

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Great bulb!
4 Star Review   By GRANT CRAFT on Marine Depot - Apr 3, 2011   

I have used Current 10k bulbs for years and the only thing I regret is not switching to these bulbs sooner! With and 10k halide, I needed my Actinic PC bulbs to enhance the yellowish white color of the halides. These 14k's actually enhance the actinics. I am only on day three of running these bulbs so they aren't burned in yet but so far I am extremely happy with the color spectrum of these bulbs and would buy them again.

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Magic Forumla
5 Star Review   By Tim on Marine Depot - Mar 25, 2011   

Using a 6' aqualight pro, I went from 3x Ushio 10k MHs and 4x96 watt 420 actinic PCs to 3x Phoenix 14k MHs, 2x96 watt 420 actinic and 2x96 watt 10k PCs. The Phoenix, 420/10K setup is the "look" I've been after. I'm very very pleased.

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250 HQI
5 Star Review   By JOHN ACCARDI on Marine Depot - Mar 22, 2011   

Very nice bulb. I have ran this brand in the past, and they never disappoint. Very nice color rendering from this 14K bulb. Well worth picking this bulb over others in its class.

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What a difference!
5 Star Review   By ANDY HARGREAVES on Marine Depot - Mar 20, 2011   

I started out using the cheap bulbs I could find online for around $30-35 a bulb, thinking that there couldn't be THAT much of a difference, right? What a mistake on my part. After reading online forums raving about this bulb and then seeing it go on sale, I took the plunge. When you hear people talk about this coloring up like a 20k bulb, they're not kidding! My corals have IMMEDIATELY shown amazing results -- colors popping, polyps extended, etc. My friends all come over and say "WOW" when they see the awesome look these bulbs fire out. I have 250w DE with HQI ballasts. I will never make the same mistake again on cheap bulbs!

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blowout
2 Star Review   By MARK OLDHAM on Marine Depot - Feb 20, 2011   

Purchased two, and one burned out after only a few months. At this price they should be robust.

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Coral Color
4 Star Review   By MATTHEW CULKIN on Marine Depot - Feb 17, 2011   

Corals are already starting to pop from this light. Its nice and bright and quite blue, which is a plus.

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Look'n good
5 Star Review   By RICHARD on Marine Depot - Feb 14, 2011   

So far this bulb is looking good. The color is very white with some blue, and I love the colors and so far things in the tank are lov'n it.

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great color
5 Star Review   By JULIE on Marine Depot - Jan 7, 2011   

I went from 10k, to these 14k and was very happy, colors of all corals really popped! I was worried about having the bulbs look too blue,, but i love the color.

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Nice bulbs
5 Star Review   By Andrew on Marine Depot - Dec 15, 2010   

These are the 1st replacement bulbs I have ever purchased, but from my perspective they are awesome. The fixture I purchased used had one 14000k and one 20000k bulb in it which I replaced with two Phoenix 14000k bulbs. They are definitely a lot brighter, and give a much more blended blue/white look. I would highly recommend these bulbs. After only 30 minutes or so most of my coral had colored up slightly and opened more fully than I had seen in ages. (due to the aged old bulbs) I could not be happier with my purchase, and the price was great compared to other well respected brands.

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Bulb turned pink
2 Star Review   By ARTHUR GAMBOA on Marine Depot - Nov 4, 2010   

One lamp turned pink after only 4 months. My other bulb has retained its normal color. Luckily I had another bulb laying around.

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nice bulb
5 Star Review   By melissa on Marine Depot - Sep 27, 2010   

Great bulb. Arrived on time and was very well packaged. Great price for the product. The color is crisp and blue and corals are all looking happier.

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Very impressed
5 Star Review   By BRAD SANDER on Marine Depot - Aug 12, 2010   

I used 10ks for a while (mainly ushio 10k)....never again will go back to 10ks now. At first the phoenix 14ks looked really blue, but after they burned in and i got used to the look, i love them! They give a beautiful (and very natural) blue/white look to the tank. Now when i look at 10ks they look really fake. My corals have never looked better. As an avid scuba diver, i can tell you first hand that when your 30-80 feet deep diving amongst coral reefs, the water color is not a yellow/white color, but a crisp white/blue-sih color......just like the phoenix 14ks. I highly recommend them

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I love this bulb!
5 Star Review   By JIMMY NGUYEN on Marine Depot - Jul 27, 2010   

One of bulbs burnt out so I decided to buy this bulb for the first time. This bulb is the best bulb if you are looking for a blue look. It makes my tank colors pop.

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A quality bulb
4 Star Review   By STEVEN WALDOCK on Marine Depot - Jul 26, 2010   

I tried this bulb out after having a 20k radium and i really am impressed. It is very bright and has more blue than i had expected from a 14k bulb. I waited till 100 hour burn in before i wrote the review and the intensity did not go away, i would buy this bulb again.

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