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Forum: Lighting 01-07-2004, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Pisidan
Wanna to say great canopy and lights..if only I...

Wanna to say great canopy and lights..if only I were that handy LOL!!!
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2004, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Pisidan
Yeah right now money is an issue and hey these...

Yeah right now money is an issue and hey these were free LOL!!
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Pisidan
Ok I have these shop lights over my tank and was...

Ok I have these shop lights over my tank and was wondering how is it for low light plants such as Water sprite Hornwort and Pennywort?? The Bulbs are phillips Daytime 6500k 84 CRI each the site is...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By Pisidan
Well I found some shop lights T12 2 40 watt bulbs...

Well I found some shop lights T12 2 40 watt bulbs hanging over my 55 right now...which gives me 80 watts which is better than anything I have had yet and they r daylight lights Phillips F40T12 40...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
I was told they were daylight is that good???? I...

I was told they were daylight is that good???? I just wanna keep em alive LOL and the plants I have are low light so Thought this should keep em going! These r the bulbs here...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
ok was diggin in my mother basement and came...

ok was diggin in my mother basement and came across a t12 shop light with 2 phillip f40t12 bulbs 40 watts wach alto collection and put that above my tank now im shining at 80 watts total will this...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By Pisidan
Well Im not looking for anything fancy just some...

Well Im not looking for anything fancy just some nice plants and it looks good now with the 3 fott Water sprite and Hornwart and pennywart I just dont want to lose those!!!
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
So what really counts than Lumens watts...man...

So what really counts than Lumens watts...man confuding for a newbie like me just want to make sure my plants do alright!!! I mean I have 4 11 watt CF over my 55 gallon it looks bright than my normal...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By Pisidan
Ok thanxs that would be great...just to give me...

Ok thanxs that would be great...just to give me an idea of how you put it up...IM thinking I may by plexiglass and either hang some lights from the ceiling with a chain or build legs of some sort...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
Ok how do you figure out the lumens on a bulb on...

Ok how do you figure out the lumens on a bulb on these bulbs I dont see it unless the 550lm is the lumens??Maybe you can tell by looking at the picture of the bulb I posted?
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By Pisidan
Yeah I did buy it as a kit..overall i am...

Yeah I did buy it as a kit..overall i am impressed with the tank but now that I want plants Im very annoyed. I rteally didnt want to have to make a new cover but Guess I will..I will probably keep...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
Dang was hoping you wouldnt say that Guess IM DIY...

Dang was hoping you wouldnt say that Guess IM DIY a cover Dam!!! LOL I wish I wasnt so cheap LOL!!
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
ah ok..im starting to get it didnt know it would...

ah ok..im starting to get it didnt know it would be so confusing most of the plants are floating right now my water sprite is about 4ft long got it from a friend who didnt have any room for it so...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 03:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By Pisidan
Hi was just reading this post and wanted to say I...

Hi was just reading this post and wanted to say I have the 55 gallon perfecto tank and it came with 2 separate hoods both with 15 watt florescent bulbs..now I wanna know if I can add any lights to...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 02:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
See thats where im confused..sorry im really new...

See thats where im confused..sorry im really new to Aquatic plants..isnt more light what you want i mean all light carrys the spectrum for plants doesnt it?So even if I got to 18 inch 15 watt...
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
See I dont understand how that works because 11...

See I dont understand how that works because 11 watts is only the power consumption is it not, the actually lighting is 60...at least thats what I was always told!!
Forum: Lighting 01-05-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By Pisidan
Ok I have 4 11 watt energy saver lights...but...

Ok I have 4 11 watt energy saver lights...but they shine at 60 Watt incandense so my question how do I know if these r good for plants r not I will include a pictre of the bulb type in question with...
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