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Forum: Lighting 03-24-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,773
Posted By 05dr
hubbahubbahehe, obviously!!! wait a sec...

hubbahubbahehe,
obviously!!! wait a sec though, does "all" include you?....

Splash,
sorry i didn't reply for so long. i was antsy to see your reply because i knew i was about to get really...
Forum: DIY 03-24-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,263
Posted By 05dr
if you want even more info check this thread we...

if you want even more info check this thread we have going over at cichlid-forum:
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=25987
and here are some tanks a guy on our forum just built:...
Forum: Lighting 03-04-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,773
Posted By 05dr
another link provided by Gomer adressing light at...

another link provided by Gomer adressing light at depth as affected by a reflector, SEE for yourself:
http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forum/cms_view_article.php?aid=16

doesn't anyone want to...
Forum: Lighting 03-04-2004, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By 05dr
Gomer, didn't mean to imply your's was pre-fab...

Gomer,
didn't mean to imply your's was pre-fab but that i didn't want to spend the dough for a good pre-fab unit. any links on how to bend metal?
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By 05dr
Gomer, NICE! i didn't know of a pre-fab unit...

Gomer,
NICE! i didn't know of a pre-fab unit to use that was good AND cost effective. i am pretty sure many of the varoius reflector's for single mogel MH bulbs would work but $30 to reflect a...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By 05dr
aquaverde: call them and ask for tech support. ...

aquaverde:
call them and ask for tech support. i think it will be much more useful than email because email is a "harder" record of anything they say. just say you know it isn't covered by...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2004, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By 05dr
their fine in small shallow tanks like 10g and...

their fine in small shallow tanks like 10g and 20L but they lace serious punch for larger tanks. their shape, as you state, has a very negative effect on their output due to both restrike and heat. ...
Forum: Lighting 03-02-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,773
Posted By 05dr
i am concerned that there are some fundamental...

i am concerned that there are some fundamental issues in the assumptions you have made which could affect your conclusion. before getting to that let me post an article link which addresses this...
Forum: Lighting 02-03-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By 05dr
great link!

great link!
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By 05dr
without specialized reflectors... NO ...

without specialized reflectors... NO
http://article.dphnet.com/cat-04/lightcompare.shtml

they do produce much more for a given space and can let you reach your lighting needs with a smaller...
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2004, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By 05dr
Rikko: your chart is using NO t5's where as most...

Rikko: your chart is using NO t5's where as most for sale in aquarium retailor's are HO t5's. the HO bulbs have an established track record in europe of lasting 3-4 yrs so i can't imagine the NO...
Forum: Lighting 01-21-2004, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By 05dr
watt for watt pc's aren't any more efficient at...

watt for watt pc's aren't any more efficient at producing light than t-8's (the opposite is actually true). they do produce more light when you consider how little space they take up and the...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2004, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By 05dr
unfortunetly, there isn't an equivalent t8...

unfortunetly, there isn't an equivalent t8 reflector as good as the sls individual reflector. the triton was good but is now almost impossible to find and very wide. i don't remember how wide but...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2004, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By 05dr
Wasserpest, are watt's the best way to compare t8...

Wasserpest, are watt's the best way to compare t8 and t5HO bulbs? a 54w t5 ho bulb, prior to being reflected, puts out about twice the lumens/par of a single 32w t8 with no overdriving and no...
Forum: Lighting 01-10-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By 05dr
here is a thread i have been working on with...

here is a thread i have been working on with enough links of different color temps to make anyone's head spin. just find what you like and balance it with appropriate color spectrums for freshwater...
Forum: Lighting 01-06-2004, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By 05dr
i was interested in this bulb till i found this...

i was interested in this bulb till i found this thread:
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3097&highlight=8800+compact
if you compare it to a 10k it doesn't look much...
Forum: Lighting 12-25-2003, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,221
Posted By 05dr
any suggestions for which bulbs complement the...

any suggestions for which bulbs complement the 9325k GE bulb the best?
5000k
5300k
6700k
8800k
10000k
50:50
i bolded the three i would be most interested to hear your comments on. thanks....
Forum: Lighting 12-16-2003, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By 05dr
compared to a standard bulb the difference should...

compared to a standard bulb the difference should be phenomenal. i think see how yellow the standard was could play an optical trick on you that made the 6500k not seem as yellow as they are.

...
Forum: Lighting 12-15-2003, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By 05dr
they say 6500k on the base of the bulb. here is...

they say 6500k on the base of the bulb. here is a pic:
http://www.melevsreef.com/pics/6500Kspiralbulb.jpg

i have never actually seen a 5000k-6500k bulb that is not yellow and these are no...
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By 05dr
i set up 3 of the 19W home depot bulbs with 6"...

i set up 3 of the 19W home depot bulbs with 6" wide parabolic relfectors over my 125 gallon hoping to get some "ripple" effect and add supplemental lighting to my primary lighting.
1. no "ripple"...
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By 05dr
some floro's put out more lumens/lux/par per...

some floro's put out more lumens/lux/par per watt. here is the best comparison and explanation i know of:
http://article.dphnet.com/cat-04/lightcompare.shtml

t5's(high output or compact floro's)...
Forum: Lighting 12-03-2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,044
Posted By 05dr
- www.reefgeek.com --awesome place to order...

- www.reefgeek.com --awesome place to order from and have the most and newest versions of bulbs (still not too much to choose from)
- http://www.happyreefing.com/
- www.customaquatic.com
-Dr...
Forum: Lighting 12-03-2003, 01:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,044
Posted By 05dr
a good current thread on reefcentral regarding...

a good current thread on reefcentral regarding helios lighting:
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=274388
Forum: Lighting 12-02-2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,044
Posted By 05dr
i find products with questionable reliability end...

i find products with questionable reliability end up just being an additional cost to add to whatever i end up having to replace them with. just ask the folks who have owned rio's and thought they...
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2003, 03:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,507
Posted By 05dr
when i contacted fulham regarding overdriving i...

when i contacted fulham regarding overdriving i spoke with an engineer who explained that it was much worse, with regard to bulb life/wear, to put them in series vs running mutiple lines into each...
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