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Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 04-01-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By vraev
We can't find any of these items in Canada?

We can't find any of these items in Canada?
Forum: Lighting 03-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Poll: LED vs T5
Views: 3,128
Posted By vraev
I now use LED on my terrarium and I am really...

I now use LED on my terrarium and I am really happy with the colour I am getting. To Previously, I was using flouroscents and at the low height, they did not give me enough colour, but also...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 43,634
Posted By vraev
Update with 3 finnex lights... 2x ray 2 + 1x...

Update with 3 finnex lights... 2x ray 2 + 1x planted plus + 1x satellite LED plus. Works pretty well. Would definitely upgrade when the ray 2 update comes.
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Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 02-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By vraev
I grow terrestrial plants in a terrarium and I...

I grow terrestrial plants in a terrarium and I light it at 18" high with 2 x ray 2 + 1 x planted plus + 1 x satellite plus. I am getting very good red colours on my plants. The ray 2 itself has very...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 02-21-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,225
Posted By vraev
I must say I am disappointed that the ramp/dimmer...

I must say I am disappointed that the ramp/dimmer functionality cannot be added to my 2xray 2 + 1xplsnted plus after shelling out 300$ for them.

But also excited at the possibility of s more...
Forum: Lighting 01-23-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By vraev
Yup! LED run very cool. You shouldn't have any...

Yup! LED run very cool. You shouldn't have any problem with laying it on the glass
Forum: Lighting 01-09-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By vraev
I have a single current usa satellite LED+ and 2...

I have a single current usa satellite LED+ and 2 x ray 2 + 1 planted plus. I found the current usa is a bit dimmer than the finnex fixtures, but that has to do with the quantity of LED on each...
Forum: Lighting 11-27-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By vraev
I used the odyssea fixture before when I had a...

I used the odyssea fixture before when I had a tank for 2 months before I dismantled and sold it. It was a 24" 4 tube fixture. It was ok...but not too amazing. There is a difference to giesemann or...
Forum: Lighting 11-27-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 43,634
Posted By vraev
Here you go guys...pictures of my finnex fixtures...

Here you go guys...pictures of my finnex fixtures at work. I guess I am a premium member in this club for putting so many fixtures on one tank. lol

Images taken at baseline manual...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 41,799
Posted By vraev
Honestly the best tank I have ever seen. Can...

Honestly the best tank I have ever seen. Can stand among the best designs by amano himself. More than his simplicity, I love your stand..the design aesthetic and the overall look. More homely as well...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 11-27-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,517
Posted By vraev
I just got my planted+ today. First impressions...

I just got my planted+ today. First impressions wise... its a bit disappointing compared to the awe of the ray 2. Fewer LEDs. I thought it was the ray 2 with red LED..but its the weaker fugeray with...
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,640
Posted By vraev
My planted plus is getting shipped on...

My planted plus is getting shipped on monday...they should be in on wednesday. BTW...i don't have an aquarium...I am using the finnex fixtures on a terrarium for growing carnivorous plants and...
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,640
Posted By vraev
I'll be trying to do that...combining 2 ray 2 + 1...

I'll be trying to do that...combining 2 ray 2 + 1 planted plus
Forum: Lighting 11-06-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,774
Posted By vraev
The reason I ended up going with the planted+...

The reason I ended up going with the planted+ rather than a monster ray was due to spectrum. If u look at the spectrum of the ray2, u will see there is no output between the 600-700nm. Basically all...
Forum: Lighting 11-06-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,774
Posted By vraev
I was stuck in the same dilemma...the sat+ has...

I was stuck in the same dilemma...the sat+ has great features to emulate some nice storms, clouds etc. Especially in my terrarium with mistking system...it could really be very cool. But, at the end...
Forum: Lighting 11-03-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By vraev
It depends on your plants, ur setup...

It depends on your plants, ur setup parameters...size, height etc. At the end of the day, you will not know until u try. I would suggest start with planted + when it comes out, it has white 7000K LED...
Forum: Lighting 11-02-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By vraev
Thats interesting. Considering blue region of the...

Thats interesting. Considering blue region of the spectrum is photosynthetically active, I actually wondered about this a while back. It also feels odd..not true "night" look for a freshwater tank. I...
Forum: Lighting 11-02-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By vraev
http://imageshack.com/a/img196/2150/n34.gif ...

http://imageshack.com/a/img196/2150/n34.gif

Plants need both those to grow optimally. The Ray 2 has everything except reds...so for optimal growth, you need some reds. I preordered a ray 2, but...
Forum: Lighting 11-01-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By vraev
check this out... ...

check this out...

http://www.aquavibrant.com/lighting/led-fixtures/finnex-fugeray-planted-led-fixture.html
Forum: Lighting 11-01-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By vraev
thanks guys. I wish I could get the aquasol. Just...

thanks guys. I wish I could get the aquasol. Just can't justify the price tag. I would rather get a greenhouse and grow plants in the sun. Also...considering the low wattage of the other LED, I can't...
Forum: Lighting 10-31-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By vraev
Yeah...I analyzed the cost on the Build my...

Yeah...I analyzed the cost on the Build my led...would have turned out to be atleast 450$ CDN to get it to canada for 2 fixtures.

Looked at the aquasol ..but figured I need RED leds to balance...
Forum: Lighting 10-31-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By vraev
Glad to hear some feedback. I expected as much...

Glad to hear some feedback. I expected as much so. The red spectrum is definitely lacking in the ray 2...but the intensity of the other wavelengths seems great.
Forum: Lighting 10-31-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By vraev
Well... I have talked to Rich at finnex.ca, he...

Well... I have talked to Rich at finnex.ca, he says the initial idea of either the 2 x finnex ray 2 + 1 planted plus or monsterray should be fine. But he had no experience with the other ones.

I...
Forum: Lighting 10-30-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By vraev
Post A foray into LED lighting for a ultra high light requirement

Hi guys,

I know you guys are expecting for an aquarium...but I need some help with lighting for a terrarium...but I am sure you guys have some great experience with this stuff.

I grow...
Forum: Plants 06-10-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By vraev
thanks for replies everyone. Well..the...

thanks for replies everyone.

Well..the light is supposed to be very bad. This 4 tube is equal or less efficient than a 2 tube GLO fixture with hagen GLO bulbs.

I already have a 10lb CO2...
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