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Forum: Plants 10-24-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Jens
The plants you got from me are grown in hard...

The plants you got from me are grown in hard water. pH 7.6 and my kH and GH are higher than yours. You'll be good with your water.
Forum: DIY 07-17-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jens
You have to assemble at once. Hardened silicon...

You have to assemble at once. Hardened silicon will not bond well with fresh silicon.
Forum: Fish 05-18-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By Jens
Hi Peter, which LFS had them?

Hi Peter, which LFS had them?
Forum: DIY 04-08-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,624
Posted By Jens
Wasserpest, Olaf Deters is nice to read...

Wasserpest, Olaf Deters is nice to read (http://www.deters-ing.de/Statik/glas.htm) ;) Get ready for a Finite Element Method calculation. Let me know if you figure it out, I gave up on that.
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Forum: DIY 02-13-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jens
Don't trim it recessed. the glass needs the...

Don't trim it recessed. the glass needs the support. 1/4" is hardly noticeable. I used 1/2" and I trimmed is flush.
Forum: DIY 02-09-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jens
Neoprene foam...

Neoprene foam (http://www.closedcellfoams.com/neoprene.html)

polystyrene foam will diminish over time due to pressure. Closed-cell foam will keep it's shape.
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 46,491
Posted By Jens
I've been running the Mag 2 Needle Wheel inline...

I've been running the Mag 2 Needle Wheel inline with a eheim 2128 for a couple weeks now on my 90G. Money well spend so far. Works very well so far.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
Consumer are very interesting creatures. I can't...

Consumer are very interesting creatures. I can't argue with that :)

I apologize right in advance for this question as it does not belong in this discussion. But it was the first think popping up...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
Exactly my understanding as well. Thanks for...

Exactly my understanding as well. Thanks for bringing this up. The industry standard I referenced does require polished edges for safety, the calculation must be based on this fact.



Razor...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
I don't know why I'm on the pro side here as I...

I don't know why I'm on the pro side here as I think as well that this should be covered by warranty. I guess I simple don't see a general design flaw here. Sorry Tom, but it seems your usually keen...
Forum: DIY 01-29-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
It is always nice to have a excuse to get more...

It is always nice to have a excuse to get more toys :)

Time for the sandpaper and some elbow grease
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
Thanks for the pictures, Gabe. Anyway, there is...

Thanks for the pictures, Gabe. Anyway, there is quite some pressure to endure on the top edge. ADA tanks can fail, oversized custom tanks can fail. My tank is using 1/2" glass for 90G (~400Liter) and...
Forum: DIY 01-28-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
Flush Cutting Trim Saw...

Flush Cutting Trim Saw (http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=10705)

Ain't too easy to get the angle right otherwise. But I'll give you just some options. You been doing a excellent job so far. ...
Forum: DIY 01-28-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
You glue them in and sand them down to be flush.

You glue them in and sand them down to be flush.
Forum: DIY 01-28-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
Nice job. Get some pocket hole plugs ...

Nice job. Get some pocket hole plugs (http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=5756)
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
Whoa, Tom. Now pro GC again. GC does not have a...

Whoa, Tom. Now pro GC again. GC does not have a very good track record of building leak free tank either. They do build rimless maybe for the last 2 years and sloppy silicon would not give me any...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,227
Posted By Jens
That stinks, if you still have warranty get it...

That stinks, if you still have warranty get it replaced. It is a lot of work to fix it yourself.

otherwise:

I fixed a leaking 90G custom rimless a while ago. You have to remove the glass panel...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
Good stuff! KREG is what I used too, works great....

Good stuff! KREG is what I used too, works great. Keep is simple, it is just a 5G tank. coseal put up some nice pics.
Forum: DIY 01-26-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jens
Check unirdnas build journal ...

Check unirdnas build journal (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/tank-journals-photo-album/46039-unirdnas-ada-90p.html)

doubling the ply is over-done. with 3/4" you will be more than fine for only...
Forum: Lighting 12-17-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,984
Posted By Jens
Ouch. I would have been fine with Lux in this...

Ouch. I would have been fine with Lux in this case :)
Forum: Lighting 12-17-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,984
Posted By Jens
defdac, seems like you got Tom really thinking....

defdac, seems like you got Tom really thinking. :)

your calculator will accomplish it. But as outlined in Ivo's paper, it all comes down to the quality of the provided spectrum. I know, philips or...
Forum: Lighting 12-12-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By Jens
Nice little gwt app! Thanks How does the...

Nice little gwt app! Thanks

How does the mapping of the spectrum work? What kind of images does it take?

Which formulas is it using ?

:)
Forum: Lighting 12-12-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By Jens
a marketing term heavily use in Europe for plant...

a marketing term heavily use in Europe for plant lightning. Didn't seem to fly in the USA as such. Still most bulbs are from the handful of European manufactures. We do play with the same stuff.
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Forum: Fish 12-11-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jens
Very nice, John!

Very nice, John!
Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,989
Posted By Jens
Great setup. Glenn's emersed Anubiuas do look...

Great setup. Glenn's emersed Anubiuas do look nice indeed :)

Great job on the glass bending! Did you use anything to get the nice round bends??
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