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Forum: Photography 10-22-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By Skybass
This is the after. It's a75 gallon. Guess a...

This is the after. It's a75 gallon. Guess a before would have been ideal. :)

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Forum: Photography 10-21-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By Skybass
After 1 week of EI dosing

So I started to EI dose, and I must say I am really happy with the results. Seeing some crazy leaf growth on the swords.

Shot taken with my EOS 5DMKII and 50mm 1.4 lens. Underexposed by 1.5...
Forum: Photography 10-17-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Skybass
Your tank does look really nice. Since you are...

Your tank does look really nice. Since you are using the phone's camera, it will simply meter the light around and dictate what it feels should be the best exposure settings. with my DSLR, I can...
Forum: Photography 10-15-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Skybass
Sadly, I am not sure what the genus is. I know...

Sadly, I am not sure what the genus is. I know the store had them listed as turquoise and yellow rainbows.
Forum: Photography 10-14-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Skybass
LOL +1, Agreed :)

LOL +1, Agreed :)
Forum: Photography 10-14-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Skybass
Rainbows

Got some new Rainbows. 2 x Turquoise and 2 x Yellow for my 75 gallon planted tank.

Took these with my EOS 5D MKII and my EF 200mm 2.8L
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Forum: Photography 09-29-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Skybass
Thanks! I was at the minimum focusing distance...

Thanks! I was at the minimum focusing distance allowed at 1.5m. I used manual focusing, as the MKII tends to hunt in AF at times. I was using the available light from the Finnex RayII. Also, the...
Forum: Photography 09-28-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Skybass
EOS 5D MKII with 200mm 2.8L / Some of my fish

Decided to use my 5dMKII with my 200mm 2.8L on the monopod. These are some of the pics I took today. Enjoy!
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Forum: Algae 09-25-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Skybass
Thanks for the feedback everyone. I actually have...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I actually have timers on order from Amazon, so I should have them tomorrow. The H202 read was very interesting, definitely something to consider. As for the Nerite...
Forum: Algae 09-24-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Skybass
Algae starting to show...could use some help.

I am new to the hobby, and really enjoying it. However, I am starting to see more predominant algae blooms in my 75g tank. I am confident the biggest culprit is the duration of the lights. I don't...
Forum: Lighting 09-20-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 64,423
Posted By Skybass
Loving my Finnex Ray2 48". How do I join the...

Loving my Finnex Ray2 48". How do I join the club? :)

http://patrickaguilaphotography.smugmug.com/DIY-Spray-bar/Aquarium-Lighting/i-vqpVgpk/0/X3/IMG_2965-X3.jpg
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 09-19-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By Skybass
Hi Lowe, thanks for the feedback. When I...

Hi Lowe, thanks for the feedback. When I initially posted, I had not realized that the brackets came apart. Once I did take them apart and removed the nylon screws and plate, I was able to properly...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 09-19-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By Skybass
Seems I may have posted too soon. :) Looks...

Seems I may have posted too soon. :)

Looks like the initial mounts it came with can come apart. This is better, but would love to know if anyone else has used a different mounting system.
...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 09-19-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By Skybass
48" Ray 2 LED | Mount for tank rim suggestions

Hi everyone,

I received my 48" Finnex Ray 2 today, and I am quite happy with the light it produces. Much more intense than my Current Freshwater LED+.

Here is a pic of my tank (a work in...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Skybass
Thanks for the feedback guys. Very much...

Thanks for the feedback guys. Very much appreciated. I will look into the JBJ to see if I order one. For now I am using the AQUATEK Bubble Counter with Integrated Check Valve (that came with the...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Skybass
CO2 Bubble Counter for regulator. Would like some advice

Hi everyone,

I recently ordered the Premium AQUATEK CO2 Regulator with Integrated COOL TOUCH Solenoid (http://amzn.com/B009WTXYN0) for a CO2 setup that I am looking to dive into.

This does...
Forum: DIY 09-11-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Thanks! This could come in handy. Luckily no...

Thanks!

This could come in handy. Luckily no algae yet. :)

http://patrickaguilaphotography.smugmug.com/DIY-Spray-bar/DIY-Spray-Bar/i-grfzHLh/0/X3/IMG_2891-X3.jpg
...
Forum: DIY 09-08-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Thank you for the feedback. In all honesty, I did...

Thank you for the feedback. In all honesty, I did not do anything special with the holes. I used a 1/8 drill bit and made sure to drill slowly to avoid the risk of contacting the other end.

I...
Forum: DIY 09-08-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Using the Aquatop CF500UV 5-Stage Canister Filter...

Using the Aquatop CF500UV 5-Stage Canister Filter with UV.
Forum: DIY 09-08-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Oops! :eek: Doing so now. Luckily I don't...

Oops! :eek:

Doing so now. Luckily I don't have any fish as of yet. LOL Thanks!!!
Forum: DIY 09-08-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Ahh, cool. Yes the green tube was able to squeeze...

Ahh, cool. Yes the green tube was able to squeeze over the 1/2" pvc about as well as it fit into the initial valve stems, at the base unit.

Picture here:...
Forum: DIY 09-07-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
I had seen someone post on YouTube that they used...

I had seen someone post on YouTube that they used 1/2" PVC for their DIY on the same Canister Filter setup I had, so I figured I would trust those measurements.

Luckily they were correct. :)
...
Forum: DIY 09-07-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Sadly yes. They had an 8" minimum. It was about...

Sadly yes. They had an 8" minimum. It was about $1.30 a foot. The fittings were actually the more expensive parts. About $5 per.

I am going to try to make the intake tube with what I have left....
Forum: DIY 09-07-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By Skybass
Clear PVC DIY Spray bar

I really like the look of the glass spray bars that I have seen, but they are little costly.

I have the Aquatop CF500UV 5-Stage Canister Filter, and was disappointed with the spray bar that it...
Forum: Algae 09-06-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Skybass
Thanks for the suggestion. I really appreciate...

Thanks for the suggestion. I really appreciate it. Yogurt eh? :)

I shot a video of mine as well. I may pull out the wood this weekend for a cleaning.

https://vimeo.com/73910883
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