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At AquaCave, we offer some of the best selection & best prices on VHO retro kits for you marine, reef, and freshwater aquarium.
VHO Fluorescent lighting is a logical solution for saltwater and freshwater tanks requiring high light output. VHO aquarium setups use readily available VHO lamps in a wide variety of sizes and colors. VHO Retro & ballast kits are easily retrofitted into existing canopies. VHO Lighting is a great low heat alternative for metal halide lighting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VHO Retro Fit Kits by IceCap

Our IceCap 2 lamp and 4 lamp VHO Retrofit Kits are pre-assembled and wired on Polished Aluminum Mirror Reflector to save you time. All you have to do is insert bulbs, mount it into your existing reflector, canopy or hood, and turn it on. That’s it! No complex and confusing wiring diagrams.
- Polished Aluminum Mirror Reflector reflects up to 99%! These reflectors come with a thin blue protective film to prevent scratches. Be sure to remove this film before you mount and light up the unit.
- Extreme intensity and reliability is guaranteed. Backed by IceCap 3 year warranty on the ballast. - Exceptionally energy efficient electronic ballast with potted design for cooler and moisture resistant operation.
- IceCap VHO Ballast Model 430 can operate up to 12 lamp feet with a total of 324 rated lamp watts. Individual lamps can be 2 through 6 feet each.
- Endcaps are high quality 3 piece moisture resistant units and are German made. These have an O Ring to help keep the moisture out.
- Polished mirror aluminum reflector.

VHO Retro Fit Kits by ARO

Our ARO 2 lamp and 4 lamp VHO Retrofit Kits are pre-assembled and wired on Polished Aluminum Mirror Reflector to save you time. All you have to do is insert bulbs, mount it into your existing reflector, canopy or hood, and turn it on. That’s it! No complex and confusing wiring diagrams.
- Polished Aluminum Mirror Reflector reflects up to 99%! These reflectors come with a thin blue protective film to prevent scratches. Be sure to remove this film before you mount and light up the unit.
- Extreme intensity and reliability is guaranteed. Backed by a 3 year warranty on the ballast. - Exceptionally energy efficient electronic ballast with potted design for cooler and moisture resistant operation.
- Has 1/4" holes on ballast case for easy mounting.
- Each VHO ballast can power up to 440 watts of light (with maximum of 16 feet of lamp length). Thus, EACH ballast is capable of running 2, 3 or 4 bulbs if the 440 watt / 16 foot limit is adhered to (Note: the proper lamp harness must be used to operate 2, 3 or 4 bulb configurations).
- This is an in-series product; thus, if you choose to use the 4 bulb harness, all four bulbs will be either "On" or "Off" at the same time.
- Endcaps are high quality 3 piece moisture resistant units and are German made. These have an O Ring to help keep the moisture out.
- Ballasts are not dimmable (Fluorescent bulbs are NOT designed to be dimmed!).
- VHO ballasts are not compatible on X-10 systems.

VHO Retro Fit Kits by Hamilton Technology

VHO Super Power Retro Kit by Hamilton Technology includes:
* Corrosion Resistant Electro-White Light Enhancing Reflector
* Quick Disconnect
* Two switches for dawn to dusk effect.
* Moistureproof sockets
* 2 or 4 x Super Actinic Blue T12 VHO fluorescent bulb
* 2 or 4 x Actinic-Sun T12 VHO fluorescent bulb
* All Pre-Wired. Ready to install.
* INCLUDES HAMILTON ELECTRONIC VHO BALLAST & INDEPENDENT CONTROLS FOR DAWN TO DUSK EFFECT
Reflector Options:
- Electro-White Light Enhancing Reflector
- Ever-Brite Mirror Finish Aluminum Reflector
**If tank has an open top, moisture build-up should be avoided therefore, a lens is required to prevent this from happening.

 

 



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