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Forum: Plants 12-18-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Cara@BML
That looks right! I was hoping seeing a name...

That looks right! I was hoping seeing a name would jog my memory and that's not happening...but all features of this one match my plant! Now to find out if anyone's keeping it....

Thanks,...
Forum: Plants 12-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Cara@BML
No, they're a tiny bit crinkled but uniformly...

No, they're a tiny bit crinkled but uniformly yellow-green. They stay this bright lime-green shade too, it's not due to low nutrients. I've kept Hygro. polysperma and this isn't it. Leaf shape...
Forum: Plants 12-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Cara@BML
Mystery plant needs ID...Ludwigia?

I owned this plant a year ago and then left the tank in someone else's hands and he killed everything. :( So I'd love to find it again, but first I need an ID. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Forum: Build My LED 12-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
What you're talking about is a little bit...

What you're talking about is a little bit different. The SOLunar (http://www.betterworldbooks.com/solunar-returns-id-9780963684110.aspx) controller can programmably control this sort of cycle;...
Forum: Build My LED 12-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
The controller lets you run any sort of custom...

The controller lets you run any sort of custom ramping cycle from 8-100%. Profile 1 is a basic ramp-up and down, but you could run all sorts of options--midday burst, ramping morning/night cycles if...
Forum: Build My LED 12-11-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
No worries! If you need any more help in...

No worries! If you need any more help in mounting options just let me know, I get to see all the different things folks have tried. And glad you like the spectrum...I seriously considered ordering...
Forum: Build My LED 12-10-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi CatchtheCarp, The tank mounts will work...

Hi CatchtheCarp,

The tank mounts will work on any tank edge, so long as the light is as long as the tank (or resting on inner bracing, euro-bracing, etc.). I know in the pic the mounts may appear...
Forum: Build My LED 12-01-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
Yes, I caught that same issue on Friday--our web...

Yes, I caught that same issue on Friday--our web developer posted the wrong PAR chart for the Black Friday spectrum and we couldn't remedy the issue due to the holiday. But you're correct--PAR is...
Forum: Build My LED 11-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By Cara@BML
I've been getting some questions regarding color...

I've been getting some questions regarding color rendition on this new spectrum, so here's a side-by-side comparison of the Nature Style 6500K next to our most popular planted tank choices, the Dutch...
Forum: Build My LED 11-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Matthew, Take a look at our two hottest...

Hi Matthew,

Take a look at our two hottest planted tank spectrums--the Dutch 6300K and 10,000K--next to the spectrum that's on sale this weekend. It's a lot easier to see the differences between...
Forum: Build My LED 11-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Matthew, This sounds like a medium-light,...

Hi Matthew,

This sounds like a medium-light, lower tech setup...is that the case, or are you running injected CO2 (or plan to at some point)? Is the LED light you're switching over to blue the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-30-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Cara@BML
Sourcing dry ferts in Saudi Arabia

Hi there,

I'm trying to help out a client who lives in Saudi Arabia and can't find ferts for his tank. He wants to order dry ferts from the US or Europe, but is concerned that a box of bagged...
Forum: Build My LED 10-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Kavak, There's no one perfect answer for...

Hi Kavak,

There's no one perfect answer for which is the best LED manufacturer or best color rendition--this is going to depend on the size of your tank, what you're keeping, and so on. Your tank...
Forum: Build My LED 10-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Michel, We will support our warranty for...

Hi Michel,

We will support our warranty for all our overseas customers. And customs should not be an issue in any warrantied repair returns as long as a package is clearly labeled 'WARRANTIED...
Forum: Build My LED 09-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Fearsome, The SOLunar controls three...

Hi Fearsome,

The SOLunar controls three separate channels, but you can use 3 splitter cables to lump together the Channel 1's from two fixtures into one line, then the Channel 2's, and so on. ...
Forum: Build My LED 09-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By Cara@BML
Thanks, Kensho! Our VOIP phone system means that...

Thanks, Kensho! Our VOIP phone system means that voicemails trickle through the system before getting emailed to me, which is often not as fast as I'd like...I'm glad you called back, and let me...
Forum: Build My LED 09-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi guys, You're right--there isn't a linear...

Hi guys,

You're right--there isn't a linear relationship between dimming level and PAR. However, the numbers are pretty close, so the formula you're using should work out to a good estimate of...
Forum: Build My LED 09-05-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Cara@BML
Neddy, you are awesome and beat us to it! :) ...

Neddy, you are awesome and beat us to it! :)

This is something we're working on right now too...the mold should arrive anytime to start fabricating them, and they'll be available to all earlier...
Forum: Lighting 09-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 60,596
Posted By Cara@BML
Hey GoGo, I got your message! I'll get the items...

Hey GoGo, I got your message! I'll get the items you listed out to you today, so watch for those soon. We've had a few parts on that kit change (old supplier stopped making them for us in small...
Forum: Build My LED 08-30-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Kntry! Your light goes off completely...

Hi Kntry!

Your light goes off completely because you have the Multi-Channel Dutch spectrum (the only one, at this time!)...the driver setup is a little different with this light, which is why the...
Forum: Build My LED 08-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Tony, Another good question. :) Those...

Hi Tony,

Another good question. :) Those first three questions on each spectrum page, labeled 'Three Steps to Perfect Lighting', are actually just an automated recommendation system--once you...
Forum: Build My LED 08-30-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Tvadna, Good questions. Aside from the...

Hi Tvadna,

Good questions. Aside from the variety of spectrums and thus broad selection of color renditions we build (plus custom spectrums, of course), high PAR is one of the most compelling...
Forum: Lighting 08-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Cara@BML
Yep, that doesn't surprise me: there was an issue...

Yep, that doesn't surprise me: there was an issue with the early software that caused memory corruption. New versions of the software have been running smoothly, and--speaking as a...
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 60,596
Posted By Cara@BML
I searched for recent orders from your city--your...

I searched for recent orders from your city--your email address matched. Hope you don't mind for the sake of the order update!



You're probably right re: the source of the NH3 being your...
Forum: Lighting 08-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Latchdan, For your setup, a Dutch 6300 in...

Hi Latchdan,

For your setup, a Dutch 6300 in Original Series should provide more than enough PAR (the dimmer will still be a good idea). The only reason to go for the XB Dutch spectrum is if...
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