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Forum: Lighting 09-11-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By k2x5
This thread should help you decide on lights and...

This thread should help you decide on lights and mounting height.

Hoppy's lighting charts (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=184368)

I currently use the Diamond Plate style...
Forum: Substrate 02-22-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By k2x5
Local One...

Local One (http://www.plantedtank.net/substratecalculator.html)

I use it quite often, several options as well.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-28-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,280
Posted By k2x5
Thanks for this advice! HiFiMan had a clearance...

Thanks for this advice! HiFiMan had a clearance sale on their ReZero's going on, so I was able to get them for $59! Had a chance to use them the other night while the wife was watching Dancing. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-23-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By k2x5
What size tank and how much of what type of...

What size tank and how much of what type of light/how far from the substrate?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-20-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 20,451
Posted By k2x5
In the last 6-7 years, probably about $1400-$1500.

In the last 6-7 years, probably about $1400-$1500.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By k2x5
Looks like an Amano to me.

Looks like an Amano to me.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-07-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,280
Posted By k2x5
Not to completely hijak this thread or...

Not to completely hijak this thread or anything... but maybe just a little.

I've always wanted a couple good pairs of headphones... what would you suggest?

Listening Material:
- A few video...
Forum: Fish 11-03-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By k2x5
When I had a betta in my community tank (55g...

When I had a betta in my community tank (55g heavily planted, Rena XP3 filter), it spent most of it's time hiding from the flow and just generally looked unhappy most of the time (They tend to keep...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-03-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,315
Posted By k2x5
"It is hard to say what is impossible, for the...

"It is hard to say what is impossible, for the dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today, and the realities of tomorrow."
Robert H. Goddard - Inventor of the liquid fueled rocket.

"Two roads...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-03-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By k2x5
I've been waiting for a good space flight sim for...

I've been waiting for a good space flight sim for a long time, I loved WC Prophecy, the x-wing series, freespace series and Freelancer.

There hasn't been anything inspiring in the space flight sim...
Forum: Algae 10-21-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
[Update] I got a little impatient yesterday and...

[Update]
I got a little impatient yesterday and decided my best bet was to remove as much of the affected material as possible. This meant removal of most of the plants and the driftwood.

The...
Forum: Algae 10-21-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
Thanks for the advice; I also dislike the idea of...

Thanks for the advice; I also dislike the idea of adding chemicals. I didn't want to add anything too harsh, mostly because I wanted to figure out how to balance things out to beat algae properly.
...
Forum: Algae 10-18-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
[Update] It's been 2 weeks now with only half...

[Update]
It's been 2 weeks now with only half the previous lighting and CO2 running 24/7; pH swings seem to have stopped with the CO2 on all the time now, and the hair algae doesn't appear to be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-02-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By k2x5
You left out the most important information :) ...

You left out the most important information :) What lights, and whats the distance to the substrate.

I'm also currently fighting a battle against GHA; some of the general advice I've been given:...
Forum: Algae 10-02-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
Removed 2 of the bulbs this morning; and have CO2...

Removed 2 of the bulbs this morning; and have CO2 on 24/7 now for the time being.

Tonight I'll be going through and removing all readily removed algae, doing a 30%-50% WC and cleaning the filter. ...
Forum: Algae 10-02-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
I'm also thinking I may have too much light for...

I'm also thinking I may have too much light for the amount of CO2 going in, so I'll likely take 1 or 2 of the bulbs out while I'm at it.

Thanks for the advice Kathyy, I'm not too worried about the...
Forum: Algae 10-01-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By k2x5
Right Direction? [Warning: It's ugly...]

Hi All,

I've been working on my 55g planted for a fair while now (~2years), I haven't always done it right, and I cut far too many corners int he past. So I decided it was time to do it...
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By k2x5
Per fixture ;) If you run both fixtures,...

Per fixture ;)

If you run both fixtures, you're in the high light range.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-19-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By k2x5
You can run the lights as long as you want;...

You can run the lights as long as you want; generally people seem to go between 8-12 hours. HC loves light and CO2 from what I've seen.

For the water changes, if you don't have fish or inverts in...
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