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Forum: Ponds   12-12-2015, 10:28 PM
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Posted By WingoAgency
Interesting pond! I assume the fence...

Interesting pond!

I assume the fence energizer will just shock the animals away, correct?
How much power does it use?
Forum: Lighting   12-12-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By WingoAgency
You can ask the seller of your grow light to get...

You can ask the seller of your grow light to get the angle of the bulb.

Most LED strips in the market does not come with lens and thus the angle is about 120 degree for half intensity. What's the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-27-2015, 08:18 PM
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Posted By WingoAgency
Long Time No See

Have not been on the forum for few years. Just restarted to keep crawfish in a different kind of planted tank (LOL)

Bump:
Forum: DIY   05-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By WingoAgency
I would suggest you to 2 timers, so that you can...

I would suggest you to 2 timers, so that you can run 1st string from 7:00am to, say, 10:00pm and the 2nd string from 11:00am to 6:00pm to create a more realistic day cycle.

Also what happened to...
Forum: DIY   05-22-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,524
Posted By WingoAgency
12 Cree 3W-4.5W LEDs with 40 degree optics are...

12 Cree 3W-4.5W LEDs with 40 degree optics are too strong for a 20L. Consider 60 degrees for the most part and use 90 degree lens for the 3rd and 5th column assuming you are spacing it like your...
Forum: Lighting   05-10-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By WingoAgency
I would rather overkill with a dimmer than under...

I would rather overkill with a dimmer than under kill and upgrade later because the cost of building a unit below 60W and 60W is very similar(for e.g. a Meanwell 30W vs a 60W is only couple dollars...
Forum: Lighting   05-10-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By WingoAgency
That's about 50w of Cree LED power

That's about 50w of Cree LED power
Forum: Lighting   05-10-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By WingoAgency
For the sample 55G, try 60-90W LED with 60 degree...

For the sample 55G, try 60-90W LED with 60 degree lens and dimmers.
Forum: Lighting   05-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By WingoAgency
These are XRE.

These are XRE.
Forum: Lighting   05-06-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By WingoAgency
Can you take a clear picture of the LED diode? ...

Can you take a clear picture of the LED diode?


Correction: I re read the link and found they said they are using XRE, the attached is the correct XRE pic.
What I shown before, removed now, were...
Forum: Lighting   05-02-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,484
Posted By WingoAgency
What are the stuff costing the $900 out of the...

What are the stuff costing the $900 out of the $1500? Making the build looks beautiful?
Forum: Lighting   05-02-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,484
Posted By WingoAgency
Quick asnwer 1: Yes LED is good for planted tank....

Quick asnwer 1: Yes LED is good for planted tank.
Check this thread out for a complete freshwater noob, not to mention planted tank. He kept only SW fowlr most of his life....
Forum: Lighting   04-26-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By WingoAgency
If we are talking about the par chart on the side...

If we are talking about the par chart on the side of the box, I think you misread the orientation of the light. The light is mounted left to right but data shows front to back to indicate the...
Forum: Lighting   04-25-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By WingoAgency
I would go with 5x3W PAR 30 because it will look...

I would go with 5x3W PAR 30 because it will look more elegant with a small tank. PAR38 is quite BIG.
Forum: Lighting   04-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,634
Posted By WingoAgency
You need 9-12W of LED without lens base on my...

You need 9-12W of LED without lens base on my experience in designing my Edge light

BTW, replacement base idea is great even though it does take away some of the visual area of the Edge. How much...
Forum: Lighting   04-24-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By WingoAgency
Use an estimate first, if you are running CO2,...

Use an estimate first, if you are running CO2, you can maintain the tanks in high light level and then
1)use this formula, 1.5W LED per gallon. There are other ways to estimate but each method...
Forum: Lighting   04-24-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By WingoAgency
You will get high light level if you use 1.5W LED...

You will get high light level if you use 1.5W LED per gallon of water so, if you have a 46G the most you should do is 60W-90W of LEDs assuming some LEDs you will run very low intensity for effect...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,997
Posted By WingoAgency
Please search the web how many people has...

Please search the web how many people has reported this bulb will rust after awhile. I have at least 3 4 local customers who tried them and switch over to me.
I was told there is now a some what...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By WingoAgency
Even though the efficiency of XRE and XPG is...

Even though the efficiency of XRE and XPG is 107:139, 20 XRE is 10 percent more light than 14 XPG if driving at same current. Do you have access to PAR meter? Can you rent/borrow one from your...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,997
Posted By WingoAgency
So far there is none original Fluval lights for...

So far there is none original Fluval lights for the Edge is good enough to grow plants at all.

You can use the 12G light bar for the 6g for better viewing of fish but still not enough to really...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By WingoAgency
Too busy to calculate or simulate the...

Too busy to calculate or simulate the configuration for this scenario but I am interested to see the PAR you are getting when finished.

My first impression is that 14 xpg at 1A with 60 degree is...
Forum: Lighting   02-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By WingoAgency
From my experience, 60 degree is the best amount...

From my experience, 60 degree is the best amount 40, 60, 90

Both at 40,60 glass reflection occurs within the tank thus saving some extra light.
At 90 degree, light start to refracted out to the...
Forum: Lighting   02-23-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By WingoAgency
Remove all the lens!!! The orginal lens...

Remove all the lens!!!

The orginal lens angle is super narrow (to boost the PAR numbers) and it will cause way too high PAR in too small coverage.
Forum: Lighting   02-20-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By WingoAgency
You will need around 24W to 30W of power LEDs...

You will need around 24W to 30W of power LEDs with lens.
Check out the LED sticky to find the ones that fit your tank dimension best. There are a handful of them can handle your tank right.
Forum: Lighting   02-13-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,526
Posted By WingoAgency
Are you talking about a 75" x 45" x 45" tank? or...

Are you talking about a 75" x 45" x 45" tank? or are your units in cm?
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