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Forum: DIY   05-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
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Small electric fence transformer. Nashville zoo...

Small electric fence transformer. Nashville zoo has one around their koi pond. If you need to get to the tub, you just unplug it.
Forum: DIY   05-13-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By allabouttheplants
I use glasscages.com

I use glasscages.com
Forum: Lighting   05-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By allabouttheplants
What wavelength of "white" ? 2300k, 2700k, 3100k,...

What wavelength of "white" ? 2300k, 2700k, 3100k, 4200k, 5000k, 5700k, 6000k, 6500k.
For best plant growth 5000k-6500k.
Forum: DIY   05-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,195
Posted By allabouttheplants
The overall size would not matter to me, it is...

The overall size would not matter to me, it is more about cost. I can remove any unneeded wires and only have the power and ground. Plus it is fused, and most have a power filter on them.
Forum: Lighting   05-12-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By allabouttheplants
overdriven t8

I have one fixture already built, getting a new ballast and bulb sockets/holders tomorrow. What kind of par can i expect with 4x48 64 watt 6500k bulbs at 20-24 inches above substrate? Also i have a 2...
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,195
Posted By allabouttheplants
As far as the power and step up/down, could a...

As far as the power and step up/down, could a 350watt computer supply work. It has 12v 5v and 3.3, power.
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,195
Posted By allabouttheplants
Are sainsmart good knockoffs of the arduino? i...

Are sainsmart good knockoffs of the arduino? i can find the mega, sensor shield, an relays for half the cost of arduino brand
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 130,075
Posted By allabouttheplants
i would really like to do a stand like this for...

i would really like to do a stand like this for my 125L, only problem is then i would have to build matching end, and coffee tables. if anyone wonders if the stand is strong enough, i will use this...
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,195
Posted By allabouttheplants
First of all, Hunter thank you for your service....

First of all, Hunter thank you for your service. i make it a habit to thank all who have served, and i am teaching my 5 y/o to have the same respect that the service men and women of our country...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By allabouttheplants
we will see. never had much luck with inverts,...

we will see. never had much luck with inverts, except a $30 tangerine lobster that is in with my african cichlids.
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By allabouttheplants
what size tank is the reactor for?

what size tank is the reactor for?
Forum: DIY   05-11-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 18
  DIY co2
Views: 1,228
Posted By allabouttheplants
i used to use a baby medication syringe with...

i used to use a baby medication syringe with cotton stuffed inside. the tip is the right size for an airline. it made very fine bubbles but the cotton would have to be replaced every 2 months or so.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By allabouttheplants
i have contracted shrimp fever.

after seeing all the shrimp tanks on here i was considering starting one up. my saturday ritual of hitting petco/petsmart/lfs on my day off, i happen to see 1 CRS in a tank. i was not going to get...
Forum: Plants   05-11-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By allabouttheplants
i have only had 1 problem with the gel packed...

i have only had 1 problem with the gel packed plants, either tube or bag. anubias nana, the leaves looked great in the tube. i got it home and the rhizome had rotted out in the gel.
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
Dimmable not sizeable

Dimmable not sizeable
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
My phone playing games with me this morning....

My phone playing games with me this morning. Amazon has the same style of lights, for $30, and i work for amazon, so discount lol. 6000-6500k. I am wondering if later i can replace the drivers with...
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
That is the style of 50 watt i am looking at.

That is the style of 50 watt i am looking at.
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
I thought the higher the spectrum the better, as...

I thought the higher the spectrum the better, as long as it was still "white".
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By allabouttheplants
moonlight color can differ for a lot of reasons....

moonlight color can differ for a lot of reasons. longitude, time of day, month, atmospheric conditions, as well as cosmic radiation. what we see as white is not what you get when you are under water....
Forum: Lighting   05-09-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
$23 for 50x 3watt 10000k leds, $35 for 5x...

$23 for 50x 3watt 10000k leds, $35 for 5x ldd-700h drivers, $90 for 5x 1.4" x 18" heat sinks, $13 for coralux 5up ldd driver board, $45 for pwm controller, $30 for power supply, $236 before tax and...
Forum: Lighting   05-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
I like the dimmable idea. Do you have a model you...

I like the dimmable idea. Do you have a model you would recommend. With 9 to a driver it gives me 3 extra for replacing if needed.
Forum: Lighting   05-08-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By allabouttheplants
how do i find the right led driver for diy?

i am looking to build a diy led setup for my 125g long, i was going to buy some 50 watt led outdoor floodlights from amazon till i herd the reviews on most of them. i found a score of 50x3 watt...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,963
Posted By allabouttheplants
i am thinking of starting an emersed tank of my...

i am thinking of starting an emersed tank of my own. i do have some questions i hope someone can answer. can blub plants like apongenton species, nymphaea zenkeri, and crinum thaianum be grow or at...
Forum: Plants   05-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By allabouttheplants
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Plants   05-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By allabouttheplants
help id these plants.

i know 2 of these plants are aponogetons, but not sure of species. one looks like Aponogeton longiplumulosus. the other
Aponogeton crispus.the third is something my wife got, with no id tag on it....
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