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Forum: Plants 04-12-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By fischman
Sounds like either runners spreading room the...

Sounds like either runners spreading room the main plant or algae. Definitely need a pic.
Forum: Algae 04-05-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By fischman
What size tank are is your light on?

What size tank are is your light on?
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
I was thinking: 18 Red 32 6500k 4 Royal...

I was thinking:

18 Red
32 6500k
4 Royal Blue

What do you think of a mix of Pink/Warm White in place of the 660nm Reds? It seems pink and warm whites are in the same 3.0+ V(f) range and I've...
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
Just to confirm, is V(f) the save as Forward...

Just to confirm, is V(f) the save as Forward Voltage? It looks like they are 2.5-3.0V and the blues I was looking at were 3.0-3.6V. I see it's lower, Do I need to keep it within a specific range to...
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
So after doing some research. It seems like I...

So after doing some research. It seems like I might go with the Tri 1 Watt Fixture and mod it with some different led's to get better color. I'm using the Finnex Planted Plus as inspiration which...
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
Sorry to keep bothering, but how difficult would...

Sorry to keep bothering, but how difficult would it be to modify the 3 watt fixture and replace some of the 6500k leds with these 660nm red leds. I have basic soldering background but didn't know if...
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
Awesome! Thanks for the feedback. I think I...

Awesome! Thanks for the feedback. I think I might go with the 3w Evo, and I can raise it up as necessary.

Josh
Forum: Lighting 04-03-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
how do you feel the light coverage was front to...

how do you feel the light coverage was front to back on the 75 gallon with only one light on top? that was one of the reasons I was looking at the TRI 1 watt light. I S worried 1 dual evo wouldn't be...
Forum: Lighting 04-03-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By fischman
Help Needed - Solid Medium Light LED for 75 Gallon

So I'm looking at picking up one of these 2 Beamswork fixtures.

Beamswork EVO 6500K (32 x 3watt)
http://www.aquatraders.com/LED-Aquarium-Lighting-EVO-Freshwater-Plant-p/56547p.htm

Beamswork...
Forum: Lighting 04-02-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,583
Posted By fischman
I'm late to the party, but as someone in the...

I'm late to the party, but as someone in the market looking at LED systems right now for my 75 gallon here are my list of wants.

Solid PAR information for each fixture (it gets so confusing...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By fischman
I plan to use this with mine. Hydrofarm MTPRTC...

I plan to use this with mine. Hydrofarm MTPRTC Digital Thermostat for Heat Mats. I use it to control the heat mat for my daughters gecko, and hydrofarm has updated the temp probe to stainless and...
Forum: Substrate 03-17-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By fischman
Permagreen Pro Top Soil

Anyone see any reason not to use this to soil I found at Home Depot?

http://m.homedepot.com/p/Pro-Top-Soil-ProTS/203144676/

It looks like it would work and is very cheap. I'm getting ready to...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By fischman
I have no clue, but maybe you could use a really...

I have no clue, but maybe you could use a really large Powerhead, or a few of them to agitate the water.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 55,053
Posted By fischman
Sunsun Pimp #12 checking here. Have had mine...

Sunsun Pimp #12 checking here. Have had mine running since 2010, and still kicking and filtering my tank like day 1. I have no complaints here. I even had a period of time where I didn't clean the...
Forum: Lighting 01-22-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By fischman
You'll like it. I have one of their 24" 3 x 24...

You'll like it. I have one of their 24" 3 x 24 watt with the moonlights and it is awesome.

Josh
Forum: Fish 10-29-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By fischman
After trying many different ways I've settled on...

After trying many different ways I've settled on my preferred way. I run pretty high CO2 levels and all of my fish are acclimated to it now, but when I get new fish, if I just plop them in they all...
Forum: Lighting 02-06-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,754
Posted By fischman
+1 I'd like to see some links for this. My...

+1

I'd like to see some links for this. My Catalina fixture is excellent and the purchasing experience was great.

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Forum: Lighting 01-22-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By fischman
I have this exact tank. I started with one of the...

I have this exact tank. I started with one of the coralife t5no strip lights and it worked fine. I recently upgraded to a catalina 3 x t5ho although I only run 2 bulbs at most. Also, you can get a...
Forum: Plants 12-29-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,407
Posted By fischman
The way I did mine was to put is about 1/3 of the...

The way I did mine was to put is about 1/3 of the way into the gravel, leaving 2/3's above the gravel. I found it didn't take long for roots to start showing, and once they get into the gravel they...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By fischman
Thanks for the replies. I wasn't really...

Thanks for the replies. I wasn't really concerned about algae, I think I have that figured out pretty well. I was more concerned about the fish. But as over_stocked said, the ambient light should...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By fischman
Split Photoperiods and Fish

I've been considering splitting my photoperiods so I can enjoy my tank a bit more in the morning as well as the evenings, however I have this concern(likely unfounded) that going from light to dark...
Forum: Lighting 12-28-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By fischman
Well here's an update. I've been playing around...

Well here's an update. I've been playing around with my new light for the past month or so. I currently run:

Noon- 3pm: 1 x 10K
3pm - 4pm: 1 x 10K and 1 x Zoomed Flora Sun
3pm - 5pm: 2 x 10k...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-27-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By fischman
I was overdosing alot with excel and my Vals...

I was overdosing alot with excel and my Vals (spiralis) flourished then as they are now with regular dosing per the label.

Josh
Forum: Plants 12-27-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By fischman
I've been using seachem P and K along with...

I've been using seachem P and K along with excel(I use pfertz N and Micros) and have found online that they are extremely low doses. I dose 2-3 times recommended doses for EI. I can't wait till...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 182,155
Posted By fischman
5/8" is correct! 200W will be fine. Great...

5/8" is correct! 200W will be fine. Great heater and I'm using it on my Sunsun 302
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