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Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
Had to put this on hold due to other commitments...

Had to put this on hold due to other commitments but it will be getting done in the near future
Forum: LEDGroupBuy.com 05-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,481
Posted By moorin
Thanks for that but what are the par levels etc?...

Thanks for that but what are the par levels etc? What can this light grow? I understand the area it lights up but if it isn't delivering the right amount of par in that area it's not worth it. Please...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
Heatsink arrived today so glad I snapped it up...

Heatsink arrived today so glad I snapped it up when I did as it was a complete bargain!

Been thinking for filtration I need filters that have 16mm pipe work so I can use glass input and lily...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
Thanks for the advice i originally was going to...

Thanks for the advice i originally was going to build a 30 led fixture over my 50gal so I'll look into more leds. I think the lumia build would be better but ledgroupbuy hasn't provided any more...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
Plants wise I like the Dutch style tanks so going...

Plants wise I like the Dutch style tanks so going to go with something like that but I need a new co2 setup as I'm sure my reg is leaking [emoji17]
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
custom braceless 112GAL with DIY stand

Thanks guys and I will be transferring the fauna from my smaller tank so this includes:

4 angels
1 golden nugget plec
3 ottos
3 albino Corycats
6 dwarf neon rainbow fish
Various...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-06-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By moorin
custom braceless 112GAL with DIY stand

hi everyone, currently i have a 50GAL high tank which at the time (over 2 years ago) was the largest tank i could afford/keep/run but after re-decorating and re-arranging the lounge i can now fit in...
Forum: LEDGroupBuy.com 05-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,481
Posted By moorin
Do you have any more info on this like lumens?...

Do you have any more info on this like lumens? Par levels? I see you quote 24x24x24 does that mean it needs to be 24" from the substrate for optimum par levels? Do these need optics? What is the...
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By moorin
lumia 5.1 led tank build

was wondering if anyone has used the lumia 5.1 planted leds from ledgroupbuy and if so what they thought of them? thinking of running two over my 50 gal high along with two coralux 5up's and a storm...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
Cool thanks for that. I am now looking into...

Cool thanks for that. I am now looking into building a 5.1 lumia build using two fixtures and running them through two coralux 5ups and a storm x controller [emoji106][emoji106]
Forum: DIY 05-04-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
The xml's will be 6500k and around 5000k I'm...

The xml's will be 6500k and around 5000k I'm hoping and yes they are the xml2's that I will be using I think it's worth the extra money [emoji106]
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
what type of leds are you using and at what...

what type of leds are you using and at what ampage are you driving them? are these cree xml's?
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
that looks brilliant fair play and well done! ...

that looks brilliant fair play and well done!

had a play on sketchup and using a heatsink off ebay i can make something like this.
...
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
Think just to make things easier I am going to...

Think just to make things easier I am going to run 2:1 cw:ww as I am wanting sunrise/sunset dimming. I have been reading some of hoppys posts and I'm not too sure whether I want blues and reds now...
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
LED colours/spacing questions

So what's the general rule for colours as I haven't been able to find any info regarding the ratio between white leds and blues/reds etc. I don't want to over do it and get a horrible colour in the...
Forum: DIY 04-29-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
Ok thanks for that, I'm only wanting to use royal...

Ok thanks for that, I'm only wanting to use royal blues for the correct par/lumens (can't remember what you call it) for the plants need to photosynthesis. I've heard red isn't good for algae so if...
Forum: DIY 04-29-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
Ok thanks a lot this is all a learning curve for...

Ok thanks a lot this is all a learning curve for myself, so if I used two channels for the whites and a channel each for the red and blue does that sound about right?
Forum: DIY 04-29-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
Thanks for replying! And wow 72 LEDs? Wouldn't...

Thanks for replying! And wow 72 LEDs? Wouldn't this be overkill since I'm using 3w cree LEDs? In the UK that means it would be 210+ just on leds that seems alot???
Forum: Substrate 04-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By moorin
Ok thanks for the idea. Would it be possible to...

Ok thanks for the idea. Would it be possible to cycle the aquasoil in a bucket with a filter etc and then once it has leeched the ammonia transfer it into the aquarium? Or would it cause a mini cycle...
Forum: Substrate 04-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By moorin
Thanks for replying! Have you changed the...

Thanks for replying! Have you changed the substrate on an established tank to aquasoil before and managed to beat the ammonia spike with water changes? I don't want to harm my fish but I wish I...
Forum: Substrate 04-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By moorin
aquasoil query/ established tank changeover

was wondering what people would do if in my situation. currently got a 50gal with black quartz as the substrate but i want to replace this with some form of aquasoil (ADA/JBL/etc) but heard rumors...
Forum: Lighting 04-28-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By moorin
50 gal led questions

posted this in the diy section but guess this would be the better place for my questions.

hi everyone, i have an aquaone 980t which i have been slowly modifying from the useless spec of the...
Forum: DIY 04-28-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By moorin
LED colours/spacing questions

hi everyone, i have an aquaone 980t which i have been slowly modifying from the useless spec of the standard tank. currently i have a 24" wavepoint 4xt5 fixture and co2/ferts but i have always...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By moorin
New tank, new start :)

Bit of a change around and some more plants :)

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Forum: Tank Journals 02-20-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By moorin
New tank, new start :)

Weekly water change along with some
New plants and I bought 3 zebra snails to graze on the algae at their leasure

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