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Forum: Lighting 07-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By acitydweller
I find that both to be strong LED fixtures. ...

I find that both to be strong LED fixtures.

Both the BML & Planted+ will be strong enough to produce hair algae and green spot on plants that reach the rim of the tank as the PAR will be extreme...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,277
Posted By acitydweller
What a dramatic difference. love the layout and...

What a dramatic difference. love the layout and choices made. well done.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By acitydweller
Happy 60th birthday Takashi Amano

Just wanted to share the birthday wishes to the godfather of soul, i mean aquascaping ;)

http://www.theaquaticplantsociety.org/happy-birthday-takashi-amano/

:bounce:
Forum: Plants 07-17-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By acitydweller
The bottoms will send out sideshoots . Just keep...

The bottoms will send out sideshoots . Just keep the phosphates and micro dosing to encourage healthy and steady growth. These are one of my favorite stems.
Forum: DIY 07-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By acitydweller
Port foam works great as stage dividers keeping...

Port foam works great as stage dividers keeping media separate while playing host for beneficial bacteria.
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By acitydweller
I have the 36" TrueLumen Pro Series LED Strip...

I have the 36" TrueLumen Pro Series LED Strip Light, 8000K Sun White and it will grow plants nicely. the challenge will be that it will be insanely bright if you mount it on the rim so you may want...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By acitydweller
LOL @ MeCasa ;)

LOL @ MeCasa ;)
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By acitydweller
We should probably put into perspective the...

We should probably put into perspective the amount of light spectrum is respective of what a fixture can provide. e.g. a LED fixture with (32) 6500k LEDs and (4) red LEDs will heavily skew the...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By acitydweller
Its not much of a $ savings as it is tailoring...

Its not much of a $ savings as it is tailoring the lamps to precisely what one wants to provide over their planted tank. Also most LED fixture manufacturers only offer particular lengths so...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By acitydweller
ok so its clicking. good. Is the knob on the...

ok so its clicking. good.

Is the knob on the center of the regulator is openned?

Can you also open the needle valve which is the knob at the base of the bubble counter?
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By acitydweller
Has the solenoid been checked to see if its...

Has the solenoid been checked to see if its working or not?
Is the needle valve open or closed?

It could be that the pressure is backed up on the output and the excess is blown out of the relief...
Forum: Lighting 07-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,955
Posted By acitydweller
There another aspect to LEDs that isnt being...

There another aspect to LEDs that isnt being addressed where intensity is immensely high at the water level but quickly dissipates inches below. While this is hardly noticeable in a 8-12" tall...
Forum: Lighting 07-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By acitydweller
Java ferns, anubais, cryptocoryne and even...

Java ferns, anubais, cryptocoryne and even bucephalandra live under a wide range of lighting and none of which require CO2 injection. There are plenty of species within each genus to choose from.

...
Forum: Plants 07-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By acitydweller
I have a few crypt species that I am documenting...

I have a few crypt species that I am documenting on the aquaticplatesociety website which sadly are uncommon but considered microcrypts. I have green Greco which stays low and a beautiful lime...
Forum: Lighting 07-04-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 659
Posted By acitydweller
based on your tank size (height), plants...

based on your tank size (height), plants mentioned and the bulbs, i'd say the lighting is more than sufficient. The issues i've had in any tank greater than 36" is getting sufficient flow to move...
Forum: Lighting 06-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,877
Posted By acitydweller
FIrstly, Many thanks to Brian for the lovely...

FIrstly, Many thanks to Brian for the lovely photos and special thanks to Aaron for the helpful review.

My the initial concerns based on the lamp design was in fact the lateral light spread. The...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By acitydweller
The fugeray or fugeray planted+ would be...

The fugeray or fugeray planted+ would be comparable.
Forum: Lighting 06-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By acitydweller
The photos used on the website are for comparison...

The photos used on the website are for comparison purposes since their lamps are highly customizable. I'd suggest picking their ready made combinations if you aren't sure what to do with led...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-21-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By acitydweller
Maybe its time to finally retire that Motorola...

Maybe its time to finally retire that Motorola startac... lol
Forum: Plants 06-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By acitydweller
There is a species that stays far smaller than...

There is a species that stays far smaller than the regular form. My AR reaches the top of the tank while the mini grows to about 4" from the substrate, just to give you an idea
Forum: Plants 06-08-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By acitydweller
i generally cut them off as they develop

i generally cut them off as they develop
Forum: Other Websites 06-08-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By acitydweller
outages are a bit unnerving :(

outages are a bit unnerving :(
Forum: Lighting 06-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By acitydweller
yes, the inner part of the legs slide off and be...

yes, the inner part of the legs slide off and be used to seat the lamp on the outer bracket of each leg. They were quite clever when designing these things :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By acitydweller
kensfish is a go-to for me. dr fosters and smith...

kensfish is a go-to for me. dr fosters and smith for some hard to get items.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-27-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By acitydweller
I have been using the suction cup planters for...

I have been using the suction cup planters for the past two years from Hydrophyte and they are holding up well. I initially considered getting the magnets but these planters changed my mind for good.
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