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Forum: Lighting   07-22-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By toffee
What's the latest el cheapo LED?

the objective is to provide enough light (ie medium) for a big tank, with foot print of 8ft x 2ft. Are there ways to minimize investment? Thanks
Forum: Fish   09-21-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,374
Posted By toffee
Little guys are stereotyped to be more...

Little guys are stereotyped to be more aggressive. Can't really prove that.

Small dogs are definitely more aggressive and vocal than big ones. My golden retriever is 80lbs+, little 10lbs dogs...
Forum: Fish   09-20-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,374
Posted By toffee
+1 most men's wet dream. On the other hand, even...

+1 most men's wet dream. On the other hand, even when 90% of male population's genital is 1/3 of body length, there will still market for enlargement ads, so one's genital can be 1/2 of body length.
Forum: Lighting   09-14-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 220,847
Posted By toffee
Not sure about that but I did use couple of 40w...

Not sure about that but I did use couple of 40w CFL with 10" (or was it 12") round reflectors, on my 180g. Not to light the whole tank but rather as spot light to grow plants right underneath them. ...
Forum: DIY   09-13-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 39,508
Posted By toffee
Keep up the good work hoppy!

Keep up the good work hoppy!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-13-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By toffee
In my 180g heavily landscaped tank, that was the...

In my 180g heavily landscaped tank, that was the only way to catch some of the smaller, faster fishes. Got rid of Chinese algae eaters that way, otherwise it would have taken hours to drain and...
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By toffee
+1 Very pretty fish.

+1 Very pretty fish.
Forum: DIY   09-13-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,883
Posted By toffee
+1, really nice. Love it. Got a few questions ~...

+1, really nice. Love it. Got a few questions ~ what is the size of the tank? What's the rated power consumption or Watts?

Thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-13-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By toffee
I tried this in the past and it really worked.

I tried this in the past and it really worked.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-09-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By toffee
+1 This is real experience.

+1 This is real experience.
Forum: Fish   09-08-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By toffee
Nice MVA! Anyone got a 6"+ pearl to show? ...

Nice MVA!

Anyone got a 6"+ pearl to show? Do they even grow that big?
Forum: Fish   09-08-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By toffee
Show your Pearl Gourami

Anyone got pics of nice pearl gouramis? What's the biggest pearl gourami that you have seen?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-07-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By toffee
Luckily they managed to save all the fishes that...

Luckily they managed to save all the fishes that called the tank home.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By toffee
I was served this type of crabs while traveling...

I was served this type of crabs while traveling in Asia, China I believed. Taste pretty good but small crabs and lots of work. It had an unique flavor not found in saltwater crabs.
Forum: DIY   09-05-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 39,508
Posted By toffee
Gotten about 6000 lumens 1ft from a north facing...

Gotten about 6000 lumens 1ft from a north facing solartube. Future tubes on top of aquarium will be south facing, so may be a bit more lumens. As it is, I may get 3 - 4 hours of appr 30 micromols...
Forum: Lighting   09-03-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By toffee
Hey Hoppy, two of those would be 160w, if one can...

Hey Hoppy, two of those would be 160w, if one can acheive the same PAR with say 40W would be so very cool. Using the now defunct WPG. 160W for this 112g tank would be 1.42 WPG; @40W, it would be...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,127
Posted By toffee
Giant gouramis are food fish at their natural...

Giant gouramis are food fish at their natural habitat.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,127
Posted By toffee
Does the location has filtered sun, indirect sun...

Does the location has filtered sun, indirect sun or full sun? How deep is it? 24"? thx
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-01-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By toffee
Hey pejerrey, nicely explained. For the fun of...

Hey pejerrey, nicely explained. For the fun of discussion. let's see if we can make 3 assumptions:

Strong light - short duration. In your case ~50PAR x 4 hours. So within those 4 hours, the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-01-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By toffee
[Lol, mine gets a maximum of 6hrs. Now is on...

[Lol, mine gets a maximum of 6hrs. Now is on 4hrs. It all depends of your tank and your method, IMO.

4 hours and this tank is beautiful. Care to explain "depends on your tank and method?
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-31-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By toffee
That's so against the conventional wisdom though,...

That's so against the conventional wisdom though, folks all preach for 10 hours, with 8 hours as the absolute minimum.

I believe it all came from assuming aquaplants were from the tropics and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-31-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By toffee
Wondering why submerged plants need longer hours...

Wondering why submerged plants need longer hours of light? Even plants need full sun can thrive with 5-6 hours of sun.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-31-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By toffee
salute to the brave one. I stood in front of the...

salute to the brave one. I stood in front of the tank, went back and forth in my mind about tasting the water.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-31-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By toffee
No they don't, they lack the lobster favor. But...

No they don't, they lack the lobster favor. But quite taste nevertheless.
Forum: DIY   08-30-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 39,508
Posted By toffee
Hoppy, I have multiple of solartubes in my...

Hoppy, I have multiple of solartubes in my houses so I am familiar with them, I have been using them since the early 2000s. I must be one of their pioneer customers. I have no doubt that it will...
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