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Forum: Lighting 01-29-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By rahlcepx516
Has anyone used Orphek's lights yet and tested...

Has anyone used Orphek's lights yet and tested them? I reached out and they have a Planted Tank version of their Atlantik (pendant) now. Their SW setups show high PAR out of water and decent in-tank...
Forum: Lighting 01-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By rahlcepx516
Advice on spec'ing lights for a somewhat large tank

Dimensions
84x48x30 (inches)

Looking to go LED, but having trouble finding a suitable light with a nice controller... I was set on the TMC Aquaray, but it seems they are having some customer...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
Instead of a few months, how about a year? :P ...

Instead of a few months, how about a year? :P

This was about 3 months in.

http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/232/dsc0058mdj.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/819/dsc0058mdj.jpg/)

I...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-03-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
So, I found some river rocks. :P I took the...

So, I found some river rocks. :P

I took the advice from both of you and molded it into what I was thinking.

How did I do?

http://imageshack.us/a/img543/4110/dsc0527o.jpg...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-01-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
0.0 A lot to think about. Put a lot of creative...

0.0 A lot to think about. Put a lot of creative images in my mind too!

How do you feel about what color of river stone I put in? The most concern i have is the contrast with the lava rock. If...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-31-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
Just got some confirmation back from the guy I...

Just got some confirmation back from the guy I got them from.
"Staurogyne Acanthaceae"
So you were right off the bat xD...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-30-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
Hey Kathy! Thanks for the reply =D By...

Hey Kathy! Thanks for the reply =D

By either side, do you mean split between front and back leaving a space open down the middle length wise? Or just from the back right corner to somewhere up...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-30-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By rahlcepx516
Need creative help 75 gallon scaping

The goal I am shooting for is a stream. I know I kicked myself in the arse a bit with picking lava rock as the substrate, but I couldn't say no for the price I got it at.

I am considering on...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By rahlcepx516
I've been using Hydor's inline heaters for 3...

I've been using Hydor's inline heaters for 3 years. I had my first issue with one this year. I tightened a clamp around the connector point on it too tightly and water leaked through the...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
To follow up on this, I removed two back panels. ...

To follow up on this, I removed two back panels. Waited two days, took a temp reading, temp read 79.8F +/- .5F.

My heater is inline with my plumbing and comes right after my pump. My heater...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
I may just try taking one or two panels off. The...

I may just try taking one or two panels off. The fish really love to jump. Guess I'll start with one and go from there.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
I read everywhere that reeflo alwaayyysss have...

I read everywhere that reeflo alwaayyysss have seal issues.

The hybrid is an awesome idea though, for when I upgrade tank size next year
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
Maybe a panworld external?

Maybe a panworld external?
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
Well I have the pump sitting in about 5 gallons...

Well I have the pump sitting in about 5 gallons of water. It is hooked up for external use though. I will check out the website and see what info I can gather, thanks!

What would you recommend...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By rahlcepx516
Pump overheating tank?

Hey everyone, I just switched from a sump setup and using a RIO pump, to a canister setup using a Supreme Mag-Drive 12. I have it hooked up as an external pump, but I have it sitting in a big...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,044
Posted By rahlcepx516
Switched over from EI to PPS hybrid this week. ...

Switched over from EI to PPS hybrid this week. Just wanted to drop by again and state how much I love this thing :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,044
Posted By rahlcepx516
@Wasserpest & Wet Thanks for getting back to...

@Wasserpest & Wet

Thanks for getting back to me and clarifying that. I wasn't trying to prove you wrong, I just didn't understand, and your explanations definitely cleared it up for me!

On...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,044
Posted By rahlcepx516
Hm, so I used the calculator to calculate a...

Hm, so I used the calculator to calculate a solution of k2SO4 in 30ml doses in a 1000ml container for a 75 gallon tank.

EI here states 1/4 tsp 3 times a week. Calculator says....

To reach your...
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By rahlcepx516
Thanks for the input, so maybe a Geismann mid...

Thanks for the input, so maybe a Geismann mid day, Geismann Aqua flora and a GE Starcoat? :P
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By rahlcepx516
I'm between GE and Geismann

So, my initial idea was to grab a mid day and two aqua flora from geismann to stick on my 3x54w catalina fixture on my 75 gallon 9 inches above water level. The aqua flora dips into the blues a...
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By rahlcepx516
I have been using my Catalina bulbs for over 2...

I have been using my Catalina bulbs for over 2 years now 0.o

I am going to replace mine this month though.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-29-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By rahlcepx516
Pictures are dirty. I just moved more stuff...

Pictures are dirty. I just moved more stuff around. Also keep in mind this is a tank coming off of the 1.44 wpg I was giving it. I thought it would work a bit better but not as much as I had hoped...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-29-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By rahlcepx516
Wings' 75 Gallon

I had a 55 gallon journal going for a while but a few months ago I obtained a custom 75 gallon setup that is now my main focus.

I went through a dry spell on the planted level but I am now...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By rahlcepx516
Help deciding on a pump

So I am running a 75 gallon sump, rec'ing 740gph. I am looking at a Rio pump that does about 870gph at 6' head and 1290 at 1'. The pump to output is at 5' head, but I have an inline heater that...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-09-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By rahlcepx516
Wings' 55 gallon

Thought I already had a journal up, but I guess not.

Anyways, here is my planted 55 gallon. "Fall"
-3x54watt catalina running 8/8 hours with 2x54 and 2/8 hours with 2x54, with a 2 hour lights off...
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