250 Watt 20000K Metal Halide Bulb - Hamilton, Mogul Base

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  • $52.19
  • Regular price $57.99


  • True 20,000k
  • Ideal Choice for Deeper Marine Life
  • Emits and Intense, Vibrant Actinic Blue light with high spikes in the 420nm range
  • Simulates sunlight at ocean depths of 12-25 feet
  • Promotes the development of photosynthetic plants, anemones and coral
  • Intensifies the natural fluorescence in fish, coral and marine life
  • More economical compared to Radium brand with equally as good quality
  • Must be used with a 250W Magnetic ballast ANSI code M58 or 250 watt electronic ballast
NOTE: The bulb should be handled carefully: using soft gloves is a good idea to keep finger prints off bulb. This is during installation and replacement.

Bulb Replacement Guide
Bulb Types Life of Bulb*
Normal Output Fluorescent 6-12 months
Very High Output (VHO) 6-12 months
Power Compact (PC) 9-12 months
T5 High Output (T5HO) 9-18 months
Metal Halide 9-12 months
LED (non-moonlight) ~5 years (50,000 hours)
* Manufacturer Recommendations


**Please Note** Pulse start type lamps may ignite and work just fine on a probe start ballast for a few months; however, as the lamp ages, the electrodes erode and higher voltage is needed to start the lamp. The open circuit voltage provided by probe start ballasts is not sufficient to ignite a pulse start lamp.