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Forum: Lighting Today, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By gus6464
So a fully decked out Ferduino is ~$800 but will...

So a fully decked out Ferduino is ~$800 but will measure:

pH
Flowrate
TDS
Salinity
Oxygen
3 Temps
Forum: Lighting Today, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By gus6464
Nope but the TFT shield is built-in so all you...

Nope but the TFT shield is built-in so all you need is a parallel cable to the actual LCD. Smart way to go since most people don't tend to put the screen near their boards.
Forum: DIY Today, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gus6464
If you throw in 60 optics at that distance you...

If you throw in 60 optics at that distance you will have 3 narrow beams.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gus6464
K so that's ~300 lumens because the LEDs are too...

K so that's ~300 lumens because the LEDs are too far apart. I would either:

1. Add 90deg optics but that might not be enough
2. Double up the amount of XP-G and bump the current some more if you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 776
Posted By gus6464
There is no need for a blackout period. Dosing...

There is no need for a blackout period. Dosing the EM with water changes will get rid of the cyano alone.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gus6464
What's the light to substrate distance?

What's the light to substrate distance?
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By gus6464
11 hours is a lot. You can pump all the CO2 in...

11 hours is a lot. You can pump all the CO2 in the world and still get algae with an 11 hour photoperiod. Bump that thing down to 8.
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By gus6464
I used to have that light on a reef years ago....

I used to have that light on a reef years ago. IMO it sucked. Reflectors were pretty crap.
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By gus6464
That's a nice looking tank. How does it look from...

That's a nice looking tank. How does it look from the side? Does it have the gold trim as well?
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By gus6464
I am not arguing on the measurement of CRI. I am...

I am not arguing on the measurement of CRI. I am just pointing out what the industry is using to give an idea of spectrum. The common denominator is that the higher the CRI the manufacturer...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gus6464
There is no way 3 XP-G at 1A is doing 5 PAR...

There is no way 3 XP-G at 1A is doing 5 PAR unless they 1ft apart and you going a deep distance. Do you have a picture of the light fixture with LED spacing?
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By gus6464
$175 is quite cheap for what you getting with...

$175 is quite cheap for what you getting with that board. That thing is a monster.
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By gus6464
You also have to start taking into account CRI as...

You also have to start taking into account CRI as it's what the industry is using to describe the spectrum of a bulb. For example a 5000K 70CRI and 90CRI while the same color temp will have a...
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By gus6464
Tank is cycling and trying to dial co2 right now...

Tank is cycling and trying to dial co2 right now so no fish which is why it's roaming free I guess. I'll just let it do it's thing since there's no rush.
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By gus6464
Spot dosing hydrogen peroxide also kills cyano...

Spot dosing hydrogen peroxide also kills cyano real good.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 742
Posted By gus6464
I don't have any red plants but my Buce's are...

I don't have any red plants but my Buce's are starting to turn interesting colors. As far as the 5600K you are correct and it's the highest you can get with a Vero. I prefer my light more in the...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By gus6464
Awesome thanks! Sent from my XT1060 using...

Awesome thanks!

Sent from my XT1060 using Tapatalk
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By gus6464
An LED is a semiconductor. Semiconductors can...

An LED is a semiconductor. Semiconductors can produce a lot of heat. This is why you need some sort of heat transfer most of the time unless the LED is putting out a minuscule amount of current while...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By gus6464
The solenoid has been off for almost 5 hours and...

The solenoid has been off for almost 5 hours and co2 is still coming out. This sucks, this thing was not cheap.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By gus6464
I would go at least 150W.

I would go at least 150W.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By gus6464
Was at 20, I just lowered it to 10.

Was at 20, I just lowered it to 10.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By gus6464
Ahh ok but is there a way I can test this to make...

Ahh ok but is there a way I can test this to make sure?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By gus6464
It seems like it. I opened the needle valve all...

It seems like it. I opened the needle valve all the way for a good 2 mins and bunch of CO2 was coming out with no end in sight.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By gus6464
CO2 still coming out when solenoid is off

I just noticed today when installing a bubble counter that CO2 still comes out the needle valve even when the solenoid is supposed to be off. When I plug it in I can hear the clicking noise but it's...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By gus6464
How long can you run a CO2 line?

Can you run a line say 30ft to another tank with no issues? I want to run it to a second tank but I want to route through ceiling so it looks nice. There will be a Cerges reactor on the end so...
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