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Forum: Lighting 02-06-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Ultimbow
Tube lose intensity after a while and older they...

Tube lose intensity after a while and older they get worst it is and the spectrum change at the same time. And older the tube more the ballast have to "work hard" to light it up. use more current and...
Forum: DIY 02-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ultimbow
unless u have a sump in there you can leave it...

unless u have a sump in there you can leave it like this if humidity acumulate in the stand something not normal All my diy stand are bare untreated wood and they never got moldy (my oldest stand is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Ultimbow
Be careful with stainless nail some sort of...

Be careful with stainless nail some sort of stainless has iron in it so it might rust. If you want to know use a magnet if it stick to it there is iron present in the nail ans its not "medical" grade.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Ultimbow
Glad i could copy and paste some good info for...

Glad i could copy and paste some good info for you ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Ultimbow
hope this help ...

hope this help

http://www.lenntech.com/periodic/water/aluminium/aluminum-and-water.htm

Dissolved Al3+-ions are toxic to plants; these affect roots and decrease phosphate intake. As was...
Forum: Lighting 01-10-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Ultimbow
ok that what i tought Thanks

ok that what i tought

Thanks
Forum: Lighting 01-10-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Ultimbow
Green Led

Hi i am building a led ramp and while doing my reserch i realize that lots of people add green led in there setup. Are these really needed since most of plant are green? From what i understand the...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Ultimbow
Here is a little update Tank layout din't...

Here is a little update

Tank layout din't change much. I had change the light my icecap vho balast is dead so i got out the original light system and now i am on low light until i finish my diy...
Forum: DIY 01-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Ultimbow
the power supply i am using will have 3 12v...

the power supply i am using will have 3 12v output so i should be alright with putting 2 driver per output i hope

http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/3336/dxn0.jpg...
Forum: DIY 01-07-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Ultimbow
Thanks for the help Here is an other...

Thanks for the help

Here is an other question. What size wire would you use to joint the Led? I want the smallest but safest possible.
Forum: DIY 01-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Ultimbow
the six little black box are drivers dint write...

the six little black box are drivers dint write them write :smile: they are going to be Meanwell LDD-700H LED Driver and i am using 3w high power led soder on star with they are all 700ma max on 2...
Forum: DIY 01-07-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Ultimbow
My diy led light sketch But witch controller to use???

Hi i am looking for a controller for my led project to dim, moonlight, cloud........ so i come up with a few of them. I was looking at arduino uno diy but i do not have enough knowledge in electronic...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Ultimbow
77Gal Wave tank

here is a picture of my new setup i started between Xmas and new year. More picture to come of progress with time :icon_cool

http://imageshack.com/scaled/medium/18/iksr.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-01-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Ultimbow
Just did the same as you I used and aquaclear...

Just did the same as you I used and aquaclear powerhead with quick filter and it clear the tank within 24hrs but make sure you change the filter pad often. I wrap them in plastic bag before taking it...
Forum: Lighting 12-31-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By Ultimbow
Strom Led Controller

Hi any body use those controller?
http://coralux.net/?wpsc-product=storm-led-controller-2
How you like them are they easy to use. I Like all the option that are include in it but are they worth...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By Ultimbow
My Friend own one of the LFS and we install this...

My Friend own one of the LFS and we install this system on a 50lbs co2 bottle its been intall for at least 6 year still work really well

on ebay
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Forum: Lighting 12-30-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Ultimbow
Icecap 430 blown fuse

Hi i have an icecap 430-008 running 2 46.5" aquasun it hasnt work in a while i reinstalled it today was running fine but for some unkown reason the fuse blow on the balast wiering seem fine will try...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Ultimbow
I never started both at the same time put discus...

I never started both at the same time put discus and scape the tank when i had my first discus i putted them in a mature cycle planted tank. I know i cant drop 5 to 6 discus in the tank at once...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Ultimbow
This is one of the layout i had with discus the...

This is one of the layout i had with discus the red Discus where a breeding pair.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Ultimbow
My setup is a 77gal eheim wave 2 Filter ...

My setup is a 77gal eheim wave
2 Filter Eheim professional 2 and a 2315 with heater
Lighting Right now icecap 430 with 220w vho aquasun tube changing for led soon with light controller (I like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Ultimbow
I had tank and fish for more then 20years so i...

I had tank and fish for more then 20years so i know what i was doing and call myself en experience fish keeper i had discus that i "traded" for altum even had had a reef for several years but my main...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Ultimbow
Witch one first???

Hi i am restarting my tank after a 3 year brake. Before i stop my main interest was planted tank. Now for the question. I am going to have discus unless i can find altum in a planted tank so should i...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-15-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Ultimbow
hi i use clear Acetate they are really thin so...

hi i use clear Acetate they are really thin so really flexible. Just make sure Not to use the one for inkjet. They have a coating on them that can make a nasty mess in your tank i learn the wrong way...
Forum: DIY 12-15-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Ultimbow
what size aquarium you have for that setup of...

what size aquarium you have for that setup of led??? Really like it and i am looking to do something really close to it.
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