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Forum: Lighting 07-13-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By discgo
I wonder how much this will lower the operating...

I wonder how much this will lower the operating cost of your heater? Each led probably only produces 20-30% of it consumed power as light and the other is wasted on heat. Great job trying to reclaim...
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
How about a $13 10w led floodlight from ebaye It...

How about a $13 10w led floodlight from ebaye It just needs a cord wired in and already has a mounting bracket for the cabinet.
Forum: DIY 02-17-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By discgo
Maybe just tee the co2 in and use a check valve

Maybe just tee the co2 in and use a check valve
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By discgo
Could be, a 16g co2 canister for bicycle tires...

Could be, a 16g co2 canister for bicycle tires will run full blast for 3-5 seconds.
Forum: DIY 02-07-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By discgo
I have been eyeballing this stuff at Menards....

I have been eyeballing this stuff at Menards. Form-a-Drain (http://www.certainteed.com/products/foundations/foundations-drainage/311520) I think it would make a good project box for a light fixture....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By discgo
worm?

worm?
Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By discgo
I think I might shut this journal down due to...

I think I might shut this journal down due to lack of interest. Thanks to everyone that has looked in.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By discgo
I just have some filter pad wrapped around the...

I just have some filter pad wrapped around the plastic insert it came with and shoved down in there.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
My mind works a little different than that of...

My mind works a little different than that of others. I see your analogy but it doesn't really make since in the way I envisioned it. I viewed this project more as trying to make a car with...
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By discgo
Plants don't do much within the green spectrum. ...

Plants don't do much within the green spectrum.

Something like this ebay item #300557862239 would probably work
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
Well I guess it's just an impractical idea....

Well I guess it's just an impractical idea. Thanks to everyone for helping talk me out of it.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
Would stainless be a better option? I know ss...

Would stainless be a better option? I know ss water bottles aren't very good at keeping there contents hot or cold.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
Where is the copper added in at? Could you link...

Where is the copper added in at? Could you link to some of the discussions you mentioned?
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
The point came from trying to price out heatsink....

The point came from trying to price out heatsink. All the commercially available options are pretty expensive compared to aluminum tubing which I can buy at a hardware store. The other point that it...
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
Sorry, I responded to your post before I read it...

Sorry, I responded to your post before I read it all.

The idea was to try and keep it simple. Just run the return line from your canister up to your hood before going back into the tank.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
I had looked at the water cooled computer systems...

I had looked at the water cooled computer systems but the cost is extremely high and the inlet and outlet sizes are not really compatible with existing tank equipment.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
No offense, but you may be in the wrong hobby. I...

No offense, but you may be in the wrong hobby. I also plan on running the water inside a sealed tube with the electronics ran safely on the other side where there is no water.
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By discgo
Cooling your LEDs with tank water

I have had this idea floating around my head for awhile now. I was thinking of using aluminum tubing to make a water cooled heatsink for mounting LEDs on. Just run the return from your filter through...
Forum: DIY 02-04-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By discgo
That seems to be a common problem with discussion...

That seems to be a common problem with discussion forums.
Forum: DIY 02-04-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By discgo
I think a sticky thread with an updated list of...

I think a sticky thread with an updated list of diy projects here would accomplish this nicely.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-04-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By discgo
Anyone have anything to add on this topic?

Anyone have anything to add on this topic?
Forum: DIY 02-04-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 332,751
Posted By discgo
That's what I always thought too until I read...

That's what I always thought too until I read what you posted earlier about regulators not being able to regulate gaseous co2.
Forum: DIY 02-03-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 332,751
Posted By discgo
I think I see where I was confused now as well. I...

I think I see where I was confused now as well. I always thought that co2 regulators used the gas from the top of the tank and not the actual liquid c02. If I understand what you are saying than the...
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,163
Posted By discgo
No those weren't the one i tore apart. Those are...

No those weren't the one i tore apart. Those are the first to come up when I searched using the terms i mentioned.
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,163
Posted By discgo
I went to ebay for you and typed in "10w led...

I went to ebay for you and typed in "10w led flood light" like I mentioned earlier. The first thing that popped up (item #190725107032) was the same style light as this thread is about. You will have...
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