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Forum: Lighting 06-19-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By sammyman
Beta tank? That is not exactly what I was going...

Beta tank? That is not exactly what I was going for. Why aren't any aquarium lights this gorgeous?..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-18-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By sammyman
CO2 vs lighting?

Which one is more important?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-18-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By sammyman
Causes for HC Melting?

What are the causes of HC Melting? I think my new fluval edge that I just filled up with water after growing HC emersed is showing signs of HC melting. I have pressurized CO2, I have been using a...
Forum: Lighting 06-18-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By sammyman
These are expensive fixtures and run $300+...

These are expensive fixtures and run $300+ depending on size etc. I would definitely think they could grow at least some low light plants. They have low/medium/bright settings.

If any aquarium...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-18-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By sammyman
Show me the best looking low light tanks.

I want to see some beautiful tanks that don't have metal halides, but some more reasonable lighting.... I really like a led light fixture but it is an led desk light. So basically what is the best...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By sammyman
Sorry I copied the wrong data for a plant growing...

Sorry I copied the wrong data for a plant growing rather than aquarium light. Here are the specs for the aquarium light. Looks similar to the picture. Similar to the specs above with lots of 1w...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By sammyman
Ever seen this LED?

I keep seeing these led light fixtures on the Internet but I don't know much about them. Has anyone here tried anything like this? Or seen anything like this?
...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By sammyman
Arm: 24"L X 1"W X 12"H Base: 4"W X 6.5"H X...

Arm: 24"L X 1"W X 12"H
Base: 4"W X 6.5"H X 3"Deep (including base plate)
Overall: 12" - 17"H; 28"L
Lamp Type: LED
Bulbs: 15 X high output LED's; 3500K (included)

Does the 3500k mean anything? ...
Forum: Lighting 06-16-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By sammyman
What size tank would this be ok for?

I just stumbled across this light fixture, and was wondering what this might be able to power? Or what size of an ADA tank could this work for? And what kinds of plants would possibly grow?
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-16-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
I have been looking at lily pipes on eBay. I...

I have been looking at lily pipes on eBay. I haven't seen aquamagic yet. It seems like they usually don't mention the brand unless it is ANS I. Good to know you like them.

The tank is closer to...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-16-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,357
Posted By sammyman
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/4704105427_856...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/4704105427_8565e0bc3e_b.jpg

I filled the tank yesterday and started CO2 and dosing. I just noticed that a big chunk of the HC is loose. It is just hanging on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-16-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
Yes it is Andy Warhol :hihi:

Yes it is Andy Warhol :hihi:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-15-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,963
Posted By sammyman
The rim top and bottom hold the tank together. ...

The rim top and bottom hold the tank together. This isn't required with an ADA tank. ADA is considered the best by most, but there are other cheaper alternatives such as Mr. Aqua, GLA, etc.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-14-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,556
Posted By sammyman
More pics?

More pics?
Forum: Plants 06-12-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By sammyman
Pics.

Pics.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By sammyman
I gave someone a tank once. He tried to reseal...

I gave someone a tank once. He tried to reseal it, and it worked ... For about two months and then it cracked all over his living room carpet. Sucks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By sammyman
Super cheap vs cheap lily pipes

I am looking at some lily pipes on eBay and they are super cheap. The cheapest for 17mm are around $45 for the set. Then there are a mor expensive,but still pretty cheap set called ANS I, and they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By sammyman
He said he was not getting anymore tanks in...

He said he was not getting anymore tanks in because Mr. aqua are raising their prices.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By sammyman
Why Do Lily Pipes come in from the side and not the back?

Are there loads of good reasons to have the lily pipes and everything come in from the sides? I imagine that it could look nicer to have them come in from the back unless you were taking pictures...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
I think I figured out my stand! I just went to...

I think I figured out my stand! I just went to my bookshelf and measured. They are 30.5" x 18" exactly. Here is a picture:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1292/4692137265_703785fcaf_b.jpg

So...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
I just noticed that the IKEA Malm stand $79 is...

I just noticed that the IKEA Malm stand $79 is almost the exact dimensions of the ADA tank.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/90053923

The tank is 30 x 18 x 18, and the stand is 31.5...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
How quiet are the sunsun filters? Are these pool...

How quiet are the sunsun filters? Are these pool filters? I can't seem to find any info on eBay or your thread.

Edit: is it something like this:
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
Hmm. These look ok. They are not my favorite,...

Hmm. These look ok. They are not my favorite, but they are definitely cheap. I may look at some more expensive alternatives. I do like that they can be mounted from the ceiling. I don't like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By sammyman
He only has the 48g, which is too big for me. I...

He only has the 48g, which is too big for me. I need something around 30-40 gallons.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By sammyman
I am considering the Mr. Aqua, but I am not...

I am considering the Mr. Aqua, but I am not interested in paying for it to get shipped to me! That is why I think I will go with the ADA, my one splurge.

I emailed the guy in SoCal. Thanks for...
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