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Forum: DIY 02-05-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Salmon McCloud
With pliers or something like it and small bits...

With pliers or something like it and small bits at a time I think it's possible

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Forum: DIY 02-04-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,877
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Are heatsinks even necessary? Sent from my...

Are heatsinks even necessary?

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Forum: DIY 02-03-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Nicely done glad to hear it Sent from my...

Nicely done glad to hear it

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Forum: DIY 02-03-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Salmon McCloud
The thread like material is actually like an...

The thread like material is actually like an insulator so no issue with that I would cut the casing back a little bit and put a bigger heat shrink over the entire cable and smaller on each individual...
Forum: DIY 01-31-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By Salmon McCloud
I don't see what prevents the co2 from mixing...

I don't see what prevents the co2 from mixing with the air and going to the water anyway

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Forum: DIY 01-30-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Salmon McCloud
I would wait at least 24 hours on the silicone...

I would wait at least 24 hours on the silicone and just 12 for the superglue, though I don't think that one matters to much and I'm no superglue expert

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Forum: DIY 01-30-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Salmon McCloud
What kind lighting are you using? Sent from...

What kind lighting are you using?

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Forum: DIY 01-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Yes. I understand it would be super overkill, but...

Yes. I understand it would be super overkill, but in my mind the inside 2x4's are pointless but I understand it's easier to assemble using this method. I typically just put the 2x4's on the corners...
Forum: DIY 01-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By Salmon McCloud
That would work since it's not too much weight....

That would work since it's not too much weight. Though I would add more wood directly on the corners that way you have a little support on the cross beams

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Forum: DIY 01-26-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Salmon McCloud
The fluval co2 system isn't bad Sent from my...

The fluval co2 system isn't bad

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Forum: DIY 01-25-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Picture? Sent from my galaxy note 2

Picture?

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 813
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Is it filled with water? Sent from my galaxy...

Is it filled with water?

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Salmon McCloud
I think the box is talking more about plastic...

I think the box is talking more about plastic plants.

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Forum: DIY 01-25-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Where are the pics? Sent from my galaxy note...

Where are the pics?

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Forum: DIY 01-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By Salmon McCloud
You could use a heat gun a strip it right off. No...

You could use a heat gun a strip it right off. No vapors. Easy peasy

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Forum: DIY 01-16-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Definitely should be okay. Just gotta build a...

Definitely should be okay. Just gotta build a stable structure and you're in business. Braces are your friend

Also this looks like pine

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Forum: DIY 01-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Ah makes sense now. I'm wanting to rebuild it...

Ah makes sense now. I'm wanting to rebuild it anyway since I had some issues with it and haven't used it for a year or so. So maybe I'll get these and rebuild

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Forum: DIY 01-15-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Salmon McCloud
I wish I would have know that two years ago when...

I wish I would have know that two years ago when I built my programmable light. Would have saved me some money lol. Oh well, that's what I get for not asking

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Forum: DIY 01-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Salmon McCloud
So you're saying there is no need to step up the...

So you're saying there is no need to step up the 5v output to 10v?

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Forum: DIY 01-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Salmon McCloud
If the led drivers are dimmable they require a...

If the led drivers are dimmable they require a ppm signal of 10v to properly dim and brighten your leds. I did this in the programmable light that I built, I could get the design work later when I...
Forum: DIY 01-12-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Gfci is a ground fault something something. So...

Gfci is a ground fault something something. So when it falls into the water it will blow the "fuse" in the gfci and not electrocute your fish too severely

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Forum: DIY 01-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Yeah I never really thought about that. Sent...

Yeah I never really thought about that.

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Forum: DIY 01-11-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By Salmon McCloud
Yeah that will work pretty perfectly. Though if...

Yeah that will work pretty perfectly. Though if 650mA is the max current I would recommend not running it at this current to extend the life of the LEDs

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Forum: DIY 01-11-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Salmon McCloud
A solenoid opens up when electricity is applied...

A solenoid opens up when electricity is applied to it, otherwise it is closed. So in a power outage or power failure they will close which would almost be beneficial. If you put a valve in line with...
Forum: DIY 01-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By Salmon McCloud
They are a diode. They take a certain voltage...

They are a diode. They take a certain voltage depending on the color. I was assuming the 3 watts is at max current or 650mA and that would be their typical voltage that they require. Current just...
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