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|06-10-2015 01:43 AM|
LED review please
HI, I have an AquaOne PlantGlo, 60cm. I have no idea how good it is or its specs. Can somebody help me? thanks in advance
|04-22-2015 06:33 PM|
Originally Posted by Dragonfish88 View Post
how much is the budget and how much control do you want?
65-75's are wide so how much shading at the surface will you tolerate?
|04-22-2015 03:55 PM|
can someone recommend a LED fixture for 65-75 gallon planted tank with medium to high light plants?
so far i'm leaning toward Finnex Ray2 but the PAR value seems very low with a 24inch depth.
|04-09-2015 11:11 PM|
Originally Posted by BruceF View Post
It's recommended to take a look at each emitter used in a LED to see our the PAR values are coming about.
Someone cannot say, oh this plant takes "this much PAR" to grow, because PAR is subjective from LED fixture to fixture.
|03-14-2015 10:03 PM|
|BruceF||I skipped through most of that but did you ever give any par values or pur for that matter?|
|03-14-2015 09:00 PM|
I recently made this Aquarium LED PAR/PUR video I was hoping I could get some feedback on. It goes into some aspect I believe are a little misunderstood.
|01-05-2015 06:20 PM|
Originally Posted by Raul-7 View Post
It is an option, and one reefers lean to but in no way holds w/ a proper choice of LED's.. just ask the hort. world, when factoring in cost of operation..
sure 350W MH beats out a 20W led setup by sheer brute force and wasted watts..
|01-05-2015 06:13 PM|
This illustrates a point with LEDs if you notice the wavelengths they output.
Note how T5's and MH output more light in those needed wavelengths; hence why I wouldn't use LEDs alone but rather as a supplement to MH or T5
|01-03-2015 07:29 PM|
Originally Posted by danmd View Post
|11-15-2014 03:30 PM|
|DayOlder||Great resource. Thank you for your time and work.|
|10-06-2014 07:26 PM|
Hi all, i bought a brand new TMC 1500 Ultima 6500k DayLight, does anyone have any home PAR readings? the only one i have is the one on the reviews, 148 PAR @ 16",
I would be thankful for some hobbyst review on it since im going to use it at 16" from soil.
|10-01-2014 01:39 AM|
|treyLcham||i was just about to buy two marineland dual led light fixtures. My tank dimensions are 36x18x18" and i will have about 2.5in of soil when i put it together. My question is that i think 1of the 36"-48" would do good for low to at most mid so i was thinking in this case that two of them would give me a high range? IS this what i should be doing or should i only be getting one fixture. Also i would like to add that they would be hanging about 1foot above the water. Hope someone can answer this question! It would really help in my decision making before i go out and blow through 500$|
|08-31-2014 04:40 PM|
I cannot find the blog that described a DIY retrofit of the stock light on the Fluval Spec V with solderless Cree LEDs.├é┬[censored]
Does anyone recall this discussion or have a recommendation for how this is done on the Fluval Spec├é┬[censored]V?
Your advice would be appreciated.├é┬[censored]
|08-11-2014 08:40 PM|
Originally Posted by jpezz333 View Post
|08-11-2014 06:04 PM|
Originally Posted by shiftysquirrel View Post
Several species of stem plants are rotting at the base or have totally died. I could not keep Pogostomen Helferi alive but my HC is doing fine. Growth of all plants has slowed. I am not sure it the problem is the penetration of light to the bottom of the tank or the spectrum.
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