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  1. jkpedrita
    06-09-2013 06:29 AM - permalink
    jkpedrita
    Hi Hoppy, it seems that every sticky I find interesting you are involved in. Thanks for all the help!
  2. Hoppy
    05-25-2013 04:43 PM - permalink
    Hoppy
    I don't know anything about that Fluval LED light, other than that they don't give you any PAR data for it in their website. That often indicates that the light doesn't produce enough for a planted tank. One advantage of Finnex LED lights is the PAR data they provide for each of their lights - you know what you are getting with them.
  3. Falconeyes88
    05-24-2013 02:26 AM - permalink
    Falconeyes88
    Hi Hoppy.
    I heard you were the person to talk to. I am new to Planted tanks and setting up a 10 gallon.

    Here is what I bought. (everything is returnable)
    Marineland 20gal filter
    1 bag Flourite Black Sand
    1bag Flourite (looks like bark chips? lol)
    Fluval 24" Planted Aquarium LED
    10 gal tank (obviously)

    Would you say this is a pretty good start?
    Would I get a good PAR value from that light so I can to a carpet?
    What else am I missing?

    Sorry to bother but this is a tank I have been itching to start.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Names Tyler btw
  4. Hoppy
    05-13-2013 08:39 PM - permalink
    Hoppy
    I'm slowly starting to work on the PAR meters again. No estimate on when some will be available, but probably by the end of this week.
  5. Rlman41299
    05-13-2013 05:15 PM - permalink
    Rlman41299
    Any update on the par meter? Really interested in 1. Thanks
  6. Hoppy
    05-09-2013 06:33 PM - permalink
    Hoppy
    I'm working on a batch of 6 of those PAR meters, and experimenting with a different design, using the original photodiode in the lux meter. I've been pretty sick over the past 2 weeks, so I'm stalled for now, but I should have some PAR meters ready in a week or so. I added your name to my list of people wanting one, and will PM you when I have some to sell.
  7. Rlman41299
    05-09-2013 06:07 PM - permalink
    Rlman41299
    Hello. I was wondering if you have a will have more par meter for sale later on. A member o this forum recommended you, his name is Eugene. And he bought a par meter from you before. Please do let me know for i am interested in purchasing one. Thank you.

    Ryan
  8. Hoppy
    05-05-2013 03:35 AM - permalink
    Hoppy
    I have bought LEDs from DealExtreme about 4 times, as I recall, and they have always delivered what I ordered, in a reasonable time. I have no questions about their legitimacy at all.
  9. marlon12
    05-03-2013 09:32 AM - permalink
    marlon12
    hey hoppy
    i am Marlon and i have just joined the plantedtank . i am from india ans also a member of iah indian aquarium hobbyist ... i wantedto ask you as i have seen you mention dealxtreme on one of your threads .. i went on the website and they have a many LEDS which i would like to use .... i wanted to know whether it is a legit website ,,, if you have used it any time as you are the right person to ask this question as you are very experienced
  10. Hoppy
    03-29-2013 04:28 AM - permalink
    Hoppy
    I would never have even considered trying this until mistergreen posted on his DIY PAR meter. That got me to thinking about it. Then I discovered how cheap lux meters were, and that triggered my drive to convert them to PAR meters.

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10-30-2015
02:04 AM - Audionut mentioned Hoppy in post Wrapping my head around KH and co2. Led light questions! Look!
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02-26-2016
10:06 AM - Drewet88 quoted Hoppy in post Dry fert dosing 29gal no co2 planted+ 24/7
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02-25-2016
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02:38 AM - Hoppy quoted Audionut in post High nutrients promote algae growth and are toxic to aquatic life
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02-20-2016
10:23 PM - Hoppy quoted Audionut in post Need guidance for my High Tech 150 GAL
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08:27 PM - Hoppy quoted Audionut in post Fertilizing a 65 Gal low-medium light tank
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