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Forum: Lighting 06-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By DaveFish
Definitely. The Ecoxotic E-series 36" fixture is...

Definitely. The Ecoxotic E-series 36" fixture is slightly cheaper at aquascapedepot, uses slightly less electricity, has more features and can be placed right on top of the tank. At 18" on a 40B the...
Forum: Lighting 06-24-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,789
Posted By DaveFish
The E-series is giving off 60 PAR at 18" with 120...

The E-series is giving off 60 PAR at 18" with 120 degree angle lenses.
If it had 90 degree like most companies the PAR will be increased as the angle is stretched/decreased. Comparing the E-series...
Forum: Lighting 06-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,789
Posted By DaveFish
What PAR reading is determined as "high...

What PAR reading is determined as "high lighting"? I've heard from 50+ to 60+?
I would consider 50 or 60 as lower end high lighting in my experience.
What is the consensus nowadays because I know...
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,789
Posted By DaveFish
I think in a future version of these fixtures the...

I think in a future version of these fixtures the feature I would like to see most would be for them to switch to an LED with an integrated driver chip like the WS2812. LEDs like the WS2812 have a...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
Thanks man. I figured I better do one before the...

Thanks man. I figured I better do one before the tank matures.
I just saw your update and your tank looks awesome. Great choice of plants.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,578
Posted By DaveFish
Oh yeah! Now it is cookin'! Looking really great...

Oh yeah! Now it is cookin'! Looking really great man. I think the driftwood added some great depth. Great job.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
[QUOTE=pewpewkittah;6190058]Where did you get...

[QUOTE=pewpewkittah;6190058]Where did you get this wood? The tank is beautiful and so natural.


I got it at my LFS. They purchased it from Tom Barr. Really awesome pieces.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
Thanks, I got it from Ebi, his store purchased...

Thanks, I got it from Ebi, his store purchased some from Tom B. Either way, I saw your tank and it looks awesome to me. Thanks for commenting.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-16-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
Yeah it started growing so well that I had to put...

Yeah it started growing so well that I had to put some back in.
Saved myself a lot of money. I need to come in and do a video of John's store tank and maybe even interview him after the store...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By DaveFish
I have heard just as many people say to avoid...

I have heard just as many people say to avoid Milwaukee, Azoo and Aquatic life as I've heard Aquatek. Only reason I say that is because I own two Aquatek regulators and they both work great. Although...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By DaveFish
Looks great. Good idea. What happened to the UG?...

Looks great. Good idea. What happened to the UG? I think with the DSM we have a tendency to over water. I just added some UG to my tank that I had growing in some Aquasoil and would very rarely add...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 27,942
Posted By DaveFish
Wow, that is an awesome scape. Really original....

Wow, that is an awesome scape. Really original. Great work. Everything goes together so well. It definitely carries me into the scene of an ancient world overgrown by time. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
Thanks, I appreciate all the support on YT. Been...

Thanks, I appreciate all the support on YT. Been busy, but should upload a vid soon. It is Java moss. looking pretty sweet. Can't wait for it to start climbing down the branch.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,748
Posted By DaveFish
Very nice. You have a great trimming technique....

Very nice. You have a great trimming technique. It looks like a Dutch/nature aquarium hybrid. Really great contrasting colors and overall shape is awesome. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
Thanks for the kind words ya'll. The pics do no...

Thanks for the kind words ya'll. The pics do no justice, true for most... unless you own a super nice DSLR. Took the pics with a 14mm super wide lens. Will update the journal as the tank progresses.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By DaveFish
40 Breeder Nature Aquarium

My first journal! I call this scape Octopus. The scape is about 8 weeks young. The Manzanita branches look like a reaching Octopus. The center of the round arch on the left is pretty close to the...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-23-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By DaveFish
Can't wait! I will be doing a YT review on the...

Can't wait! I will be doing a YT review on the E-series here in the next week or so, stay tuned. BML show 286 PAR at 6" with a 90 degree lens angle. Ecoxotic show 255 PAR at 6" with 120 degree lens...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,945
Posted By DaveFish
Dang, awesome tank man. And really nice plumbing...

Dang, awesome tank man. And really nice plumbing design. Very good work and the aquascape is very nice. How is the tank? Any updates?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,578
Posted By DaveFish
Dang man, that is pretty impressive for your...

Dang man, that is pretty impressive for your first scape, especially considering you went high-tech right off the bat. Really great growth, the S. repens and downoi look spectacular! What is your...
Forum: Lighting 04-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,421
Posted By DaveFish
Yeah we know. We have all seen that chart about...

Yeah we know. We have all seen that chart about ten thousand times.
And LEDs do not give off as many wavelengths and plants produce way more than two different pigments. Plants use an array of...
Forum: Lighting 04-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,421
Posted By DaveFish
Statistically the LEDs are putting out way more...

Statistically the LEDs are putting out way more PAR. Only problem is they peak in one specific spot on the visible light spectrum. It's like saying taking concentrated vitamins of only one type is...
Forum: Lighting 04-23-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,421
Posted By DaveFish
I have been using a popular LED fixture up...

I have been using a popular LED fixture up against ahsupply T5HOs and the LEDs do not grow plants as well. No argument should be made in their defense. Statistics vs experience. Specific nanometers...
Forum: Plants 03-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By DaveFish
I wish I did. I could actually go collect the...

I wish I did. I could actually go collect the other plants today, they grow in extremely shallow water, but the water is around 45 degrees. They did grow in my tank, too fast actually. I might still...
Forum: Plants 03-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By DaveFish
Oh wow, thank you for the great response. You are...

Oh wow, thank you for the great response. You are the plant master.
That is so funny when I first saw the first one I almost thought to say
that is some kind of macro algae because of how it was...
Forum: Plants 03-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By DaveFish
Plant ID Native Utah Plants

I recently collected some plants from a natural warm spring system that feeds 5 ponds. The water is mid 60s and doesn't freeze over in the winter. One of the plants looks like some kind of cabomba or...
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