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Forum: Lighting 07-25-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By micheljq
Even 4100K look can vary from one manufacturer to...

Even 4100K look can vary from one manufacturer to other. Philips 4100K fluorescents I had for kitchen looked very daylight, while some 5000K CFLs from another manufacturer I had had a "yellowish"...
Forum: Lighting 07-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By micheljq
Looks like a small fixture for small tanks? Are...

Looks like a small fixture for small tanks? Are they doing 36" long versions of the fixture?



Hahaha! :-)

Michel, thank you for letting us know.
Forum: Lighting 07-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By micheljq
I don't own that led fixture, I mean the quad 3W....

I don't own that led fixture, I mean the quad 3W. But it looks interesting, I have a 24" deep tank myself. Looking for reviews on it :-)

Michel.
Forum: Plants 07-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By micheljq
The bacopa leaves turned down are probably older...

The bacopa leaves turned down are probably older leaves from the ancient setup? I might be wrong, but I see this in my tank too. I am quite newbie myself.

You can post photos of your riccia...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By micheljq
You might want to take a look at those led...

You might want to take a look at those led fixtures, quad 3W leds.

http://www.aquatraders.com/LED-Aquarium-Lighting-EVO-Quad-Freshwater-Plant-p/56577p.htm
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By micheljq
Hello, you dose normally Nitrates with KNO3 for...

Hello, you dose normally Nitrates with KNO3 for example.

Dosing with ammonia can cause big issues, if you dose just a little too much you can harm the fauna and/or cause algae outbreaks. NH4+ has...
Forum: Plants 07-23-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By micheljq
Hello, the brown deposit is brown algae on the...

Hello, the brown deposit is brown algae on the leaves, which otherwise, look relatively healthy.

However if the algae only happens on this plant, it might that the plant is new and currently...
Forum: Lighting 07-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By micheljq
If i had the Exocotic full spectrum on my 65G...

If i had the Exocotic full spectrum on my 65G tank, 24" high, I would be able to grow ludwigia RED?

Thank you, Michel.
Forum: Lighting 07-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By micheljq
I see a photo where the rgb leds are red. Is...

I see a photo where the rgb leds are red. Is this 660nm?

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 07-15-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By micheljq
I do not agree, I did have a Beamswork led...

I do not agree, I did have a Beamswork led fixture much less stonger than that (rated 2400 lumens, I do not know PARs for it) for 9 months on my 24" deep tank and did grow a successfull planted tank....
Forum: Lighting 07-14-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By micheljq
OK, soooo, just saw those new bulbs in the local...

OK, soooo, just saw those new bulbs in the local Pet shop this afternoon indeed. I saw Fluval Life-Spectrum and Fluval Power-Spectrum.

Saw Aqua-Glo but it's 40W I do not think it will fit on my...
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By micheljq
Are you really sure Life-Glo and Life Spectrum...

Are you really sure Life-Glo and Life Spectrum are exactly the same?

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By micheljq
Yes Hagen Aqua-Glo seems a good choice, lots of...

Yes Hagen Aqua-Glo seems a good choice, lots of reds, according to the specter charts I saw. That would rather complete well with my Led fixture which is 10000K, which I suppose does not send a lot...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By micheljq
The Life-Glo you mean or the Giesemann?

The Life-Glo you mean or the Giesemann?
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By micheljq
Hagen Life-Glo

Hello, what people think of the fluorescent tube Life-Glo?

I was not impressed with the results. Specter shows a big peak near 540nm (which I think plants do not use, in the green), another near...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By micheljq
UV will kill algae in water column, the water...

UV will kill algae in water column, the water pass in the UV sterilizer and algae there will be killed. However algae spores on rocks, plants, glasses, etc. will not be killed. Most algae can...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By micheljq
UV will only kill green water. It will not stop...

UV will only kill green water. It will not stop other algae though.

Michel.
Forum: Plants 07-03-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By micheljq
Microsorum sp will do, most anubias too. ...

Microsorum sp will do, most anubias too. Bolbitis species.

I cannot say for S. repens.

Michel.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By micheljq
I agree me too 20L is a good size for beginning. ...

I agree me too 20L is a good size for beginning.

Michel.
Forum: Plants 06-20-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By micheljq
Limnobium is great. Michel.

Limnobium is great.

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By micheljq
No I don't.

No I don't.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By micheljq
CO2 generator?

http://www.qrbiz.com/product/1700030/Co2-Generator.html

I did not know it exist, just wanted to share.

Michel.
Forum: Lighting 06-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By micheljq
I have a Beamswork for my 36" X 18" X 24" high...

I have a Beamswork for my 36" X 18" X 24" high tank, with 121 - 0,2W 10000K leds and 8 actinics 0,2 watts and happy with it. I consider it's low light and I have it since january 2013.

Lately I...
Forum: Lighting 06-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By micheljq
If you do this your plants will turn towards the...

If you do this your plants will turn towards the rear of the tank.

Michel.
Forum: DIY 06-11-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By micheljq
A lot of people grow successfully planted tanks,...

A lot of people grow successfully planted tanks, without algae or with very little, just take a look at the dozens sucessfull planted tanks on this forum.

A successfully runned tank with healthy...
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