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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-13-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,313
Posted By darkfury18
This tank has undergone so many transformations...

This tank has undergone so many transformations and since I started this thread. It feels quite nostalgic to look at all the old aquascapes. Here are a few of the more recent scapes :proud:
...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
I've been busy with school since the last update,...

I've been busy with school since the last update, so I haven't had time to take care of the tank. Things are getting out of control... I think I'll have to do a good trim this weekend.
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Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By darkfury18
Great tank!!! Love it.

Great tank!!! Love it.
Forum: Lighting 09-12-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
I've looked into digital pots and they do not use...

I've looked into digital pots and they do not use PWM, but a series of resistors. Here's a spec sheet of one.

http://datasheets.maxim-ic.com/en/ds/DS1666.pdf

Anyone know how the pH probe...
Forum: Substrate 09-07-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By darkfury18
Oil-Dri is the parent company of SMS

Oil-Dri is the parent company of SMS
Forum: Tank Journals 09-03-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
It's a fertilizing scheme, like EI, but it gives...

It's a fertilizing scheme, like EI, but it gives the plants just enough ferts, unlike EI which over fertilizes and you have to reset it every week with a water change. You can read more about it in...
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
I understand what PWM is.. so what you're...

I understand what PWM is.. so what you're suggesting is varying the duty cycle to lower to voltage, great for DC motor control:thumbsup: . You can smooth it out and all, but if you look at it on an...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-03-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Thanks Ryan. The pic of the cherry actually only...

Thanks Ryan. The pic of the cherry actually only got sharpened, that is my reddest cherry and it does look like that. I have to adjust the brightness on the full tank shots because the back wall is...
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
They don't give you all the details you need, but...

They don't give you all the details you need, but it's this ballast here:
http://www.unvlt.com/productLines/ballast/fl_addresspro.html

And if the digital pot are using PWM also, then I think I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-03-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Thanks :). It's a Canon SD700 IS. The images have...

Thanks :). It's a Canon SD700 IS. The images have been sharpened & brightened a bit using Photoshop though.
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
Wow, your controller looks awesome :proud: ...

Wow, your controller looks awesome :proud:

I did consider doing that, but the problem with the specific ballasts that I'm using is that it also takes in digital signals. So I'm not sure if the...
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
That's an interesting idea and wouldn't be a...

That's an interesting idea and wouldn't be a problem to implement. I'll put that into consideration. :icon_smil
Forum: Lighting 09-02-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By darkfury18
Looks like I'm finally gonna get started on this,...

Looks like I'm finally gonna get started on this, but I need some advice. Since I'm gonna be using a HC12 microcontroller, I might as well program in some other nifty features. But what else?
1)...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-02-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Thanks for the compliments. I've been trying to...

Thanks for the compliments. I've been trying to fix this and that all over the tank to try and make it have more of a natural feel. I've also been using PPS Pro and I'm so glad I don't have to do...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-01-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Just a quick update, just a few changes and...

Just a quick update, just a few changes and letting things fill in slowly.
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/tank1_8_30_2007.jpg

A pix of the new inhabitants, I've removed all of...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By darkfury18
:thumbsup: Shouldn't be a problem if it has...

:thumbsup: Shouldn't be a problem if it has decent reflectors.
Forum: Algae 08-07-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,495
Posted By darkfury18
I'm not sure what it is, but cherry shrimps or...

I'm not sure what it is, but cherry shrimps or Amano shrimps will take care of it in no time. From my experience, it does fine in low light and seems to be caused by an excess of ammonia or nitrates.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-02-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,313
Posted By darkfury18
Just a quick update on my nano :bounce: ...

Just a quick update on my nano :bounce:

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/IMG_0409.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By darkfury18
:redface: ...

:redface:

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/cracked.jpg

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/replaced.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 06-09-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
DISASTER!! :eek: :icon_cry: :icon_cry: ...

DISASTER!! :eek: :icon_cry: :icon_cry:

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/cracked.jpg

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r2/darkfury18/replaced.jpg

Lesson learned: Don't place...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Well, I saw something interesting when I checked...

Well, I saw something interesting when I checked out my tank today. It's pretty common, but a first for me. My rotala and blyxa have turned red!! This is with my light downgraded, too (from 124W ODNO...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
PeteyPob, Jessica, Orlando, mrbelvedere, baowow: ...

PeteyPob, Jessica, Orlando, mrbelvedere, baowow:
Thanks for the compliments.

RachPreach, jjjaks:
I got the driftwood from a member in AAPE.

macclellan, dufus:
I guess I'll try to relocate...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-06-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,665
Posted By darkfury18
Summerscape, Update 8/31

It has been a year since I've gotten into the hobby and with school ending, I decided on getting some upgrades and creating a new scape. My tank has just been a grow-out tank since I didn't have time...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By darkfury18
For a 50g, I wouldn't say that's such a great...

For a 50g, I wouldn't say that's such a great deal. Wait for a price drop or try craigslist.org
Forum: Substrate 06-05-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,871
Posted By darkfury18
If you have the patience, there is no need to...

If you have the patience, there is no need to rinse it at all. Just do an ultra slow fill until the water level is above the surface of all the gravel. Just faster than dripping but just a small...
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