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Forum: Tank Journals   03-17-2009, 05:55 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/59418-ada-st...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/59418-ada-style-light-bar-hqi-cheap.html

i got the information on how to fashion the light stand from this thread. i pretty much did exactly the same thing. i...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2009, 11:18 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
my photoperiod for this tank is 8 hours per day,...

my photoperiod for this tank is 8 hours per day, yeah the algae for sure grows. But with a longer photo period my plants turn more red, so i plan to actually bump it up to 10 hours, and a couple...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2009, 06:48 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
oh thats good to know about hte BBA thanks...

oh thats good to know about hte BBA thanks zootycoonmaster!

it will be trimmed after this week of finals, and then hopefully when i get back from spring break it will fill in with more shoots.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2009, 01:05 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
Ok its march now! the tank has been up for...

Ok its march now!

the tank has been up for about 2 months now. I had a case of green water, flushed that out with a UV sterilizer, then i had a bad bad case of brown algae from the first month...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2009, 11:57 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
This is soooo awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is soooo awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2009, 08:28 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
kind of symmetrical, i know it will look slightly...

kind of symmetrical, i know it will look slightly different when grown out, but i think it would be cool if you just pullled a couple out from the center, or get the curvier ones and aim them...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2009, 06:33 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
hey! rountreesj! this sounds like you put...

hey! rountreesj!
this sounds like you put quite some thought into the setup! cant wait for the pics! seems like a slow growing plant setup, i think that the spiral compacts will do, i think that...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-27-2009, 10:17 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
yeah a 6 houir photo period would be good for...

yeah a 6 houir photo period would be good for now, the plants are growing fine. I havnt had any algae blooms or anything yet. i just need to stay on top of my water changes. the plants are pearling,...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-26-2009, 12:31 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
alright so keep it at 6? im used to growing...

alright so keep it at 6? im used to growing plants under power compact or T-5.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2009, 08:56 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
i upped my photoperiod to 7 hours, we'll see if...

i upped my photoperiod to 7 hours, we'll see if the algae grows.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2009, 12:58 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
Hey! thanks for all the comments! I have...

Hey!
thanks for all the comments!

I have planted:
utricularias grammafolia in the back left
HC in the front
tennelus (red) middle)
umbrosseum
rotala singapore
rotala green
Forum: Tank Journals   01-16-2009, 08:08 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
yea i bought an 8K bulb from the site Roybot73...

yea i bought an 8K bulb from the site Roybot73 gave me, it was about 38 dollars. i am planning to switch between the 6700K and 8000K as of now, and see how i like the growth of the red plants, but...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2009, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
yea if you arent going to start off with heavy...

yea if you arent going to start off with heavy planting, im not sure a 150 watt metal hallide is a good choice.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2009, 10:16 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
yea i found him on ebay...but i llive in SF so i...

yea i found him on ebay...but i llive in SF so i picked it up...i know that these fixtures still can go cheaper than 120, but nonetheless it was a cheaper alternative to the aquamedic i had my eye...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-10-2009, 09:16 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
the bulb is 6700K, i have an 8K bulb on the...

the bulb is 6700K, i have an 8K bulb on the way...to try out and see which one i like better.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
Jeffboyarrdee 60P

hello everyone heres an update...things are coming along smoothly and quickly. I had just setup my stand and tank, and fashioned the arm for the light, and hung up my metal halide fixture. i went...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-20-2008, 06:52 PM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
hey roybot, I have read through your...

hey roybot,

I have read through your thread, and i saw that you bent the 1/2 conduit light arm yourself. Is there any tips, or any info on what kind of tool you use to make the 2 bends,
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 218
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
Ok so bad news...angels and puffers have been...

Ok so bad news...angels and puffers have been dying off one by one, since my brother doesnt really know how to take care of the fish...i thought just feeding them would be fine, but i dont know if he...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
sorry guys! coming back for spring break i...

sorry guys! coming back for spring break i decided last minute to redo the whole tank, theres a lack of maintenance so i could not take a final final picture. I tried my best at designing the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2008, 12:49 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
i really like this!

i really like this!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
maybe the left side of the tank would look better...

maybe the left side of the tank would look better OPEN, and just have a foreground plant occupy that space. just a thought, or anything would be great!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2008, 12:45 AM
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Posted By jeffboyarrdee
Sssaaawwweeeeeettt!!!

Sssaaawwweeeeeettt!!!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,117
Posted By jeffboyarrdee
hey! ok so i have been glancing through this...

hey!

ok so i have been glancing through this thread, and there are some pretty interesting ideas going on with this 10 gallon tank at the bottom.

i agree with everyone else, even though the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,690
Posted By jeffboyarrdee
i dont think the anubias will grow as well dug in...

i dont think the anubias will grow as well dug in like that...i think they can grow find emmersed if you just put them in a dish with a low level of water...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 43,542
Posted By jeffboyarrdee
yea so to me they are considered AMAZON puffers...

yea so to me they are considered AMAZON puffers HAHA
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