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Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By 0live
What sizes did you buy from blooms and branches?

What sizes did you buy from blooms and branches?
Forum: Lighting   05-27-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
CFL domes side by side PAR readings

The pendant is 10.5" I call the 5" a dome because that's how it was labelled at HD. I use it as a pendant.
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 0live
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/27/u9yreham.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/27/u9yreham.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/27/ubuty5az.jpg

I thought I had a shot of the 10.5" but I was wrong.. I'll get one though.
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 0live
I personally can't get over how sleek the pendant...

I personally can't get over how sleek the pendant looks.. I mean I'd totally be okay with one in the living room (and the BF might even be okay with it.)
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
All of my tanks lights run on power strips on...

All of my tanks lights run on power strips on timers, so it's not an issue for me. I agree, that can be a deal breaker for some.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-26-2014, 09:45 PM
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Posted By 0live
75 gallon cheapskate's journal

Glad to see that it's not just my dog that uses rocks as pillows.

Good start!
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
CFL domes side by side PAR readings

Oh they're 10.5"? I didn't measure.. I just thought it said 8 on the box.

I hope this is useful to someone in the future. I know I was curious about what kind of output I was going to get from a...
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
CFL domes side by side PAR readings

Only on the 5" the 23w is a little too large. I imagine the difference is due to reflector shape and albedo(?)
Forum: Tank Journals   05-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,170
Posted By 0live
Me too, though I just lost one adult during the...

Me too, though I just lost one adult during the fish room shuffle.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,170
Posted By 0live
40 Breeder Rack

Still truckin'.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/27/3yheruzu.jpg

Rated at 1k lbs/shelf I wasn't concerned that they wouldn't hold, I was more concerned they wouldn't fit.
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
All in the air.

All in the air.
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 04:55 PM
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Views: 299
Posted By 0live
Hey FYI no e-bay links are allowed.

Hey FYI no e-bay links are allowed.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By 0live
3 15s, 2 10s and a 40b.

3 15s, 2 10s and a 40b.
Forum: Lighting   05-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By 0live
CFL domes side by side PAR readings

I've seen side by sides on florescent lamps but I haven't seen one on CFLs and domes, so I decided to do some comparisons.

For these tests I used three different bulbs:
14w daylight eco smart...
Forum: Lighting   05-19-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By 0live
I don't know that you'd get much spread with just...

I don't know that you'd get much spread with just 2 @ 3" on a 20L.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 0live
+1 I don't know of any.

+1 I don't know of any.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By 0live
You may be fine with CRS or CBS in tap water. In...

You may be fine with CRS or CBS in tap water. In order to know, You'll want to get a test kit and get an idea of the parameters of your tap water. You'll need the standard aquarium test kit (pH,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By 0live
Glad to hear they are doing well.

Glad to hear they are doing well.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,170
Posted By 0live
Yea, it's a bit far off for my liking.

Yea, it's a bit far off for my liking.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By 0live
I am well aware of the use of scare quotes,...

I am well aware of the use of scare quotes, thanks.

Also, they're not parentheses.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By 0live
My point is that you're not rescuing an animal...

My point is that you're not rescuing an animal when you buy from petco/petsmart, you're buying it. Rescue a dog from a shelter. Rescue a turtle from a teenager who won't care for it. Buy a shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By 0live
Please stop calling purchasing live animals from...

Please stop calling purchasing live animals from big box stores a rescue. It doesn't matter if you add quotes or not, you're only giving them money and metrics that say people buy livestock from...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,170
Posted By 0live
40 Breeder Rack

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/17/hazaga6u.jpg

I witnessed my 2nd hatching of oebts this morning.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/17/nuryqehe.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment   05-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By 0live
I run an ac30 or ac50 (depending on the rack) and...

I run an ac30 or ac50 (depending on the rack) and have no problem with them running sponges on 8 tanks each.
Forum: DIY   05-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By 0live
Cell Phone Microscope

Picked up some materials:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/13/umynazeb.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/13/7ejuhu4a.jpg

Pulled the lens and took some test shots

For scale:...
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