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Forum: Lighting   01-09-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
nice info it would be fascinating to study. ...

nice info
it would be fascinating to study.
slightly off topic. there are some amazing living sculptures using plants that are trained.
people are even weaving saplings to make walls and houses as...
Forum: Equipment   01-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,120
Posted By -Az-
hi all I've been keeping a close eye on this...

hi all
I've been keeping a close eye on this thread as i'd like to get one unless some ingenious person can come up with a diy build. unfortunately i'm no electronics expert.

I'm guessing...
Forum: DIY   01-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By -Az-
there seemed to be a bit more interest for this...

there seemed to be a bit more interest for this topic in the lighting forum.

anyone who wants to jump in and have the 2 cents/pennies/bobs worth feel free to join us. I'd be keen to hear your...
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
Red to Far Red Ratio

Nick,
what are your thoughts on the red to near red ratio?

i think I read somewhere in can be used as a way to measure PUR.

more importantly, i've just been doing some reading on phytochromes...
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
great info Nick thanks for sharing your...

great info Nick
thanks for sharing your expertise
Forum: Lighting   01-05-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,062
Posted By -Az-
Nick, it's great to see someone putting in the...

Nick,
it's great to see someone putting in the effort to give some easy to understand data.

a couple of comments ( I hope they're a help and not a PITA)

while reflection is a major loss of...
Forum: Lighting   01-05-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
that's some real food for thought ced thanks ...

that's some real food for thought ced
thanks

I was just reading the red spectrum causing algae. also plants (and coral) have adapted to their natural depth which means that too much red can be...
Forum: Lighting   01-04-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
thanks for doing that steve there seems to...

thanks for doing that steve

there seems to be a lot of yellow and green in the spectrum (wasted energy?)

i'm still concerned with the kelvins ( in regards to penetration)

"It is also...
Forum: Lighting   01-04-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
the app looks useful. cheers mate. ...

the app looks useful. cheers mate.
unfortunately i can't drop the LEDs onto the strip using my I-pad.
this means I'll have to venture upstairs to the civilised part of the house :)
i'm worried...
Forum: Lighting   01-04-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
cheers mate. I'll do a little digging on the...

cheers mate.

I'll do a little digging on the ratios.
I've written down in my notes that 1rb:1cw = 10000-12000k ( I haven't noted where I got that info from).
the addition of the extra cool...
Forum: Lighting   01-03-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
thanks for your input to clarify 14 x...

thanks for your input

to clarify
14 x 3up(2rb/1nw) = 28rb & 14nw LEDs
8 x 3up(3cw) = 24cw LEDs
total of 28 royal blue, 14 neutral white & 24 cool white.
I'm hoping this blend will give me a...
Forum: Lighting   01-03-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,188
Posted By -Az-
DIY led lighting - have I got it right before purchasing

hi all

great forum. I think i've interpreted everything right so
this post is more for clarification before purchase then anything.

i'm a freshy with planted tanks and native australian fish,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-02-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By -Az-
Arrow LED lighting advice before purchase

hi all

great forum. I think i've interpreted everything right so
this post is more for clarification before purchase then anything.

i'm a freshy with planted tanks and native australian fish,...
Forum: DIY   01-02-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By -Az-
LED lighting advice

hi all

great forum. I think i've interpreted everything right so
this post is more for clarification before purchase then anything.

i'm a freshy with planted tanks and native australian fish,...
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