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Forum: Lighting 03-04-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
So here are my initial thoughts on lighting...

So here are my initial thoughts on lighting layout. Decided with the bridgelux 5600 and 3000k from above at a 2:1 cool:warm white ratio. Will be clustering the deep red and royal blue leds with the...
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
I am thinking of possibly a 2:1 combo of...

I am thinking of possibly a 2:1 combo of cool:warm BXRA ES stars mixed with RB, deep red, and possibly cyan. Does anyone have any opinions on evenly spacing the whites and colors down the 40"...
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
As far as adding in extra reds and blues, is it...

As far as adding in extra reds and blues, is it just whatever is aesthetically pleasing or should I should for a certain amount?
Forum: Lighting 02-20-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
75 gallon LED build- Calling all LED experts

I am getting ready to switch my 75 gallon over from 2 T5HO to LEDs and need input from all the LED experts out there who have successfully converted over.

First, about my setup:
-This will be...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-09-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,613
Posted By flyfshrmn98
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/tennisplaya...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/tennisplayaab/fulltank2_zps46e9a5fc.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/tennisplayaab/media/fulltank2_zps46e9a5fc.jpg.html)
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Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2013, 07:57 PM
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Views: 2,613
Posted By flyfshrmn98
So its been a long while since an update so here...

So its been a long while since an update so here we go. Decided to go a different direction with the fish. Sold all the koi angel adults and decided to start fresh with wild type juvies. Thank you...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2012, 01:41 PM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/tennisplaya...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/tennisplayaab/IMAG0617.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2012, 01:29 PM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Stem plant on the far far right is ludwigia...

Stem plant on the far far right is ludwigia inclinata cuba. That was shortly after a trim so didn't look the greatest
Forum: Tank Journals 09-08-2012, 12:58 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Yes those were crypts from my old 29 gallon. ...

Yes those were crypts from my old 29 gallon. They looked too "leggy" so I got rid of them.

So its been 3 months since the tank has been up and running and everything finally looks great! Still...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-23-2012, 02:29 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Long overdue update time....Lost a few fish since...

Long overdue update time....Lost a few fish since the last post but the plants have been doing great! Finally have a plant background again, now just waiting for the foreground to fill in. Most of...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2012, 04:16 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
update time! Been about 2 and a half weeks since...

update time! Been about 2 and a half weeks since the tank was started up. Added several new plants and fish. Have unfortunately run into some algae issues most likely due to fluctuating water...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-28-2012, 02:51 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Finally planted! Will be adding more plants in...

Finally planted! Will be adding more plants in the coming weeks. Some dwarf baby tears carpet, more midground plants and some taller background. Comments and critiques are appreciated
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Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Hard scape ...

Hard scape

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/tennisplayaab/IMAG0393.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 05-27-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,613
Posted By flyfshrmn98
Ah the time is finally here! All moved and the...

Ah the time is finally here! All moved and the driftwood finally came in! Will be trying to get it all set up this evening and in to tomorrow if needed.

Here was the driftwood that I ordered...
Forum: Lighting 05-11-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
Did you ever complete this project? I ordered a...

Did you ever complete this project? I ordered a new base as well to try to do the same thing. I'm going to attempt an led setup in mine
Forum: Tank Journals 04-30-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,613
Posted By flyfshrmn98
Painted the back today with a little over 1 can...

Painted the back today with a little over 1 can of flat black spray paint. Being spray paint, there are no brush strokes so it looks good! Sitting full of water now to test it out. The lighted pic...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,613
Posted By flyfshrmn98
Fly's 75 gallon planted adventure!

Although this tank will not be set up for another month, it has been in the works for several months and still has some work to do with it. It will be a fully planted tank with mineralized top soil...
Forum: Lighting 04-29-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By flyfshrmn98
or should i try to take some mothers mag aluminum...

or should i try to take some mothers mag aluminum polish and see if I can't shine up the teks first
Forum: Lighting 04-29-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By flyfshrmn98
hagen glo single light reflectors?

I am retrofitting a canopy I made for my 75 gallon aquarium with 3 T5HO 48" lights. Are the hagen glo single light reflectors any good? I was going to pick up 3, one for each light. I currently...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By flyfshrmn98
I have had no issues what so ever after derimming...

I have had no issues what so ever after derimming it. I let it sit for about 4 days with water afterwards just to be safe. If you are worried you can always leave the bottom rim on for more...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By flyfshrmn98
Time for a quick update. The endlers are...

Time for a quick update. The endlers are maturing quite nicely. Have one really pretty red male and added a tiger endler I bought. The female is odd and has some reddish/yellow coloration in her...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By flyfshrmn98
They were regular tigers from mordalphus, looked...

They were regular tigers from mordalphus, looked awesome for a week while they survived.



To be honest, I haven't checked in a while. This is my no maintenance tank other than a partial water...
Forum: Substrate 04-09-2012, 03:13 AM
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Posted By flyfshrmn98
I'm on my 4th time of wet and dry cycle and after...

I'm on my 4th time of wet and dry cycle and after it dries it just gets very hard and cracks and breaks into pieces the size of small plates. Its very hard to break into a dust or sandy consistency....
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By flyfshrmn98
At the time it was dropping into the low 60s at...

At the time it was dropping into the low 60s at night. Currently I could probably go without the heater but its just cherries and endlers now
Forum: Tank Journals 03-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By flyfshrmn98
Sadly all 6 tigers have died :( . Clearly...

Sadly all 6 tigers have died :( . Clearly something was wrong with the water parameters. Thinking it might have been too warm. Heater kept it at 78 +-2, since then I keep it at 75 with new heater
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