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Forum: Lighting 05-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi all Thanks for the input .... I will...

Hi all
Thanks for the input .... I will probably go with using 4 tubes
.. and look at using two aquaflora and two midday till I can manage to replace the unit with a more specific one for a...
Forum: Lighting 05-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By cariadsdad
i know...so dont want to overdo it.... probably...

i know...so dont want to overdo it.... probably leave out the 10000k bulb and keep a lower k one instead, looking for a good colour mix and reasonable k' rating
Forum: Lighting 05-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By cariadsdad
Still looking for advice

Still looking for advice
Forum: Lighting 04-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By cariadsdad
Forgot to mention my tank is 4*2*2 and sumped...

Forgot to mention my tank is 4*2*2 and sumped (Co2 will be through the return pipe)
Forum: Lighting 04-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By cariadsdad
Smile 8x 54w tube combination on ATI sunpower unit

Hi all
I have a ATI sunpower unit that holds 8x54w tubes, two of which are actinic
I intend to change all the bulbs that are currently in place as they were used for a marine setup ... I have...
Forum: Substrate 04-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi all thanks for the replies..... will have a...

Hi all
thanks for the replies..... will have a look around and see what i can find
Forum: Substrate 04-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By cariadsdad
substrate supports

Hi all
When building up substrate using plastic strips to stop a landslide effect seems the way to go. I see that TGM sell them but p&p seems to be a bit high

Does anyone know anywhere else that...
Forum: Plants 04-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By cariadsdad
Thanks for the replies .....much appreciated ...

Thanks for the replies .....much appreciated

Mike
Forum: Plants 04-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By cariadsdad
Sump Plants

Hi all
I have a 3 compartment sump for my new 4x2x2 tank

I want the middle compartment to have plants .... And possibly shrimp ..with a light overhead

Which plants would be best as filtration...
Forum: Lighting 04-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi Who is Tom?

Hi
Who is Tom?
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi all Thanks for the replies.. much...

Hi all
Thanks for the replies.. much appreciated
Info on tank
It's a 4x2x2 ...About 430L incl sump
Sump is 3 compartments .... 1st compartment will be sponge and bio media filters , middle...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-21-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi if you check out 'the green machine' on...

Hi
if you check out 'the green machine' on youtube there are quite a few aquascaping vids by them and ideas of materials/plants .... i like the look of their last one, using fossilised wood, which...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By cariadsdad
Co2 in a Sumped Tank

Hi
Has anyone got a diagram, or had experience in using Co2 in a sumped 3 compartment tank. i read somewhere that it is best to infuse the Co2 in the return pipe to lower gas loss, just wondered if...
Forum: Lighting 04-21-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cariadsdad
308866 308874 308882 308890 ...

308866

308874

308882

308890

This is the LED unit
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cariadsdad
my old marine tank wasnt much shorter, about 1/2...

my old marine tank wasnt much shorter, about 1/2 foot, width wise, and the LED unit easily covered all areas. I think the optical lens gives better coverage so is able to get to the ends/corners.
...
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cariadsdad
Hi All thanks for the replies ... I had the LED...

Hi All
thanks for the replies ... I had the LED unit via eBay from Germany, seller was 'topledseller' - they were unable to give me any info on PAR

The ATI unit, I also found on eBay (for 75),...
Forum: Lighting 04-19-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cariadsdad
LED vs T5 ... Help!!

Hi All
having started with a planted tank, then Malawi, then Marine I am returning to a planted aquarium, with fish and inverts

my new tank is a 4x2x2, and will be sumped and with Co2 and ferts...
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