Re: Electronic Ballasts

Grainger sells many different types of electronic ballasts.  You can see
their web site at http://www.grainger.com/.  I'm not sure how
competetive their prices are, but they don't seem too bad to me.  Their
catalogs (which you can pick up if there's a location near you, or they
will mail you one) are very informative about different types of bulbs and

> I'm building a hood for a 29 gallon tank and would like to use three or
> 24" flourescent tubes. Is their a significant advantage to using an
> electronic ballast, and if so, who manufactures these units, where can
> they be obtained, and what is a fair price?