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Cayman Sun Double Ended (HQI) Metal Halide Reflector - Hamilton (DISCONTINUED)

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Cayman Sun Double Ended (HQI) Reflector from Hamilton. HQI Bulbs sold separately.

  • German-made mirror finish to increase light output
  • Rust proof, aluminum housing with black powder coated finish
  • Plugs into Hamilton, Lumatek, Sunlight or Galaxy ballast
  • Includes 12 Ft cord with Hamilton 3-prong quick disconnect
  • Tempered glass lens for UV filtering
  • Steel suspension cables
  • Use with double ended (HQI) metal halide bulbs
  • Dimensions: 12" L x 12" W x 5" H

Note: Bulb and Ballast sold separately.  We recommend the LuxCore 400w Adjustable Electronic Ballast for the Cayman Sun fixtures.

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Product Name Cayman Sun Double Ended (HQI) Metal Halide Reflector - Hamilton (DISCONTINUED)
SKU Hamilton Cayman Sun Double Ended Metal Halide Reflector
Out of stock message DISCONTINUED
Lighting Type Metal Halide
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Product Questions

Would i be able to buy the 400w fixture and the adjustable luxcore ballast and run both 250w and 400w out of this reflector?
Question by: devin on Feb 10, 2016, 7:54 AM
Great question!
As long as the ballast and the corresponding bulb are 250 or 400 watt respectively this can work great! Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor on Feb 10, 2016, 6:34 PM
I am looking to light a 40g breeder and I've decided to use one 250w MH to light it. I am stuck between this reflector and the reef brite reflector. The reef brite is 15" long vs the Hamilton being 12" long. I am really trying to maximize spread since I decided to go with one 250w bulb instead of a two 150w bulbs. Does the Hamilton spread light better despite being smaller? Which reflector would you choose given this scenario? Thank you
Question by: Jamie on Apr 28, 2017, 7:06 PM
Hey there,
Due to the reflector geometry and finish, you will likely find that the Cayman sun does a better job of spreading and directing the light over your aquarium. The Reefbrite reflectors are also only wired to work with their ballasts, while the Cayman sun will be compatible with a wider range of ballast options.

Hope this helps!
Answer by: Zack on May 1, 2017, 10:39 PM
Does this not come with a ballast? If I order this fixture, is it ready to be plugged in and ready to use?
Question by: Nick on Aug 3, 2014, 12:03 AM
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Hi Nick,
That is correct, the product you are looking at is only a component of a system (specifically a reflector). You would need a bulb and a ballast. You can get an entire MH system which happens to use this reflector. If you purchase the system it includes ballast, reflector and bulb.

https://www.bulkreefsupply.com/hamilton-cayman-sun-double-ended-metal-halide-lighting-system-with-leds.html
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Aug 3, 2014, 12:03 AM