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Forum: Substrate 04-06-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By joyce20
Exclamation Need Help "Kleen Blast??"

I am starting a new 150g tank and need to get some substrate. i want to use Black Diamond, but can get it around here in Idaho, and it $40 shipping from everywhere else. I did find another type of...
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By joyce20
well the tank is 24" tall..... and 18" in depth...

well the tank is 24" tall..... and 18" in depth (front to back). i was planning on getting an LED light strip to run right down the middle. i guess i can loose the actenics. i used to run Reef...
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By joyce20
would this work better. if so how do you think i...

would this work better. if so how do you think i can incorperate the actenic bulbs?
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By joyce20
Its for a planted tank, and the 390w would equal...

Its for a planted tank, and the 390w would equal a 2.6 wpg. I like the actinic lights for the color enhancement.

could i get rid of 4 lights and just use 8 of them total. 4 on each side.
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By joyce20
Is this too much light? or should i change the...

Is this too much light? or should i change the arrangement of the bulbs? anything will help me on my fist DIY lighiting adventure.

What would you change?
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By joyce20
Exclamation custom hood, what do you think?

this is what i was thinking of using on my 150 g tank... please give me some info on what i need/should change.

tank is 72" long 24" tall and 18" deep.
i would like to get some input before i go...
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By joyce20
Thank you very much... i do know that they are...

Thank you very much... i do know that they are not "Water ProoF" LOL.... nad i will not be the one to put them in the water... LOL

i was just wondering if they were a good/decent type of...
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By joyce20
bump

bump
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By joyce20
thanks for the info.. i will for sure look into...

thanks for the info.. i will for sure look into that. do you think it may be better for me to use T5 bulbs... i was think 6-8 , 36"39w bulbs....
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By joyce20
t5 endcaps?

Has any one see/tried the Dual Waterproof Socket for T5 HO bulbs...
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By joyce20
Can i do this to my 150G.... if so how many and...

Can i do this to my 150G.... if so how many and what types shold i get?

the tank is 72" long 24" tall, and 18" depth.

i haven't made the canopy yet so, my options are open.

i want to have...
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By joyce20
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By joyce20
Exclamation Still Looking for new lights

Well i have a 150g.. its 72" long 18" deep and 24"in tall.

i want to have a med-low light, low tech (maybe DIY CO2).

It will be inclosed in a custom hood (that hasn't been made yet, waiting on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By joyce20
im in the same situtation. I have a 150g now...

im in the same situtation. I have a 150g now that used to be a Reef tank. i need to set it up as a freshwater tank and need to get info on lighting. i wasnt to have it planted but, llow...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-09-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By joyce20
ill get back with you... gotta think about it.....

ill get back with you... gotta think about it.. you do have nice pieces though? where are you from and ship from.... i'm in Idaho (Boise area) ? how much would that be to ship.

Brandon
Forum: DIY 01-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By joyce20
I've tried it once. I used some extra tubing...

I've tried it once. I used some extra tubing that i had laying around and just poked holes in it. i sealed it off with a PVC cap. you could use the tubing to connect it to a piece of small PVC and...
Forum: DIY 01-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By joyce20
Here is one that i have.. ...

Here is one that i have..

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ta...stand-pic.html

i have more, i just have to find the links.
Forum: DIY 01-07-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By joyce20
DIY Backgrounds

Id like to make my own, and have found some sites that teach you. Anyone made their own or have any suggestions on how to achieve a "great" end product. maybe a few dos and dont's, or supply dos...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-07-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By joyce20
Driftwood?

What are some good types of driftwood, and where can i get it cheap?

i am looking for some wood with a lot of branches, kinda like the bottom of a stump, with lots of roots coming out of it/...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By joyce20
thanks for all the info... i havent set anything...

thanks for all the info... i havent set anything up yet, but i want a low tech tank to start..... i plan on using the "Black Diamond" substrate or an equilivent, ... i will have a DIY background with...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By joyce20
what im going to do is start with fake, then...

what im going to do is start with fake, then build my way up to real....one step at a time..... a few plants and see how it goes.

any suggestions on some easy/hardy plants?

brandon
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By joyce20
Exclamation Do i need a powerhead for water flow?

Well i will be new to the planted tank hobby.

i have had Reef, Saltwater and Fresh before.

On my reef tanks i want HIGH flow, like 1800+gph from a powerhead.
what type of flow do i need for my...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 209,656
Posted By joyce20
i was wanting a low mantaince tank, and really...

i was wanting a low mantaince tank, and really dont want to run CO2 but if i have to then i would run some sort of DYI style. i will have some live plants but nothing that will require high light....
Forum: Aquascaping 01-04-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By joyce20
DIY back ground

Has anyone ever attempted the DIY back ground.. I am goign to try and would to know if there is a ny pointers out there that will be usefull.

ei; special products to use or not use, steps,...
Forum: Substrate 01-04-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By joyce20
ohh my tank is by far NOT new.... i had it as a...

ohh my tank is by far NOT new.... i had it as a Reef tank and took it all down.

LOL
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