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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jp80911
could it be lack of lighting? the tank is 2ft...

could it be lack of lighting? the tank is 2ft tall and I have the MH ~2ft above the tank cuz i didn't want too much algae but i still have some algae on the glass
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By jp80911
yes i'm dosing dry fert/ the ones that melted...

yes i'm dosing dry fert/ the ones that melted probably just cuz went from a high tech tank to my low tech tank but some are doing ok.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By jp80911
some are new some are maybe 5-6 months old. I...

some are new some are maybe 5-6 months old.
I guess it's the substrate then??
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By jp80911
question regarding dwarf sag

Does anyone grow dwarf sag well in a low tech setup with pool filter sand?

I have mine in 180g but they are directly under a 70W MH (8000K) which I hang about 2ft above the tank. Some of the dwarf...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By jp80911
By melting I mean the green leaves turn brown and...

By melting I mean the green leaves turn brown and some of them starts to get a little mushy. I think some of them are dying.
I believe the water conditions are very different. I don't bury the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By jp80911
java fern melting??

I just got a bunch java fern from a friend about 2 weeks ago, some are doing fine and some appears to be "melting"???
is it normal?
the tank has been running for more than half a year with fish...
Forum: Lighting 12-28-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By jp80911
they have this 10W single LED light, worth trying...

they have this 10W single LED light, worth trying it out as it's not too expensive.
http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=684
Forum: Lighting 12-20-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
Here're the links to 24W and 36W PAR38 CREE LEDs ...

Here're the links to 24W and 36W PAR38 CREE LEDs
http://www.shop.prioritylighting.com/24-Watt-High-Output-PAR38-LED-Dimmable-ELED-LSPAR38-24-CW.htm...
Forum: Lighting 12-20-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
It's a flip chip LED, that's the only information...

It's a flip chip LED, that's the only information I managed to find out from the seller.
I also found some PAR38 LED using 12x2W (also a 12x3W) Cree LEDs (similar to the ones used in the link I...
Forum: Lighting 12-19-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
here's one I found on ebay, using three e27 PAR38...

here's one I found on ebay, using three e27 PAR38 24w LEDs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y6AkD-EF8I

I think it looks pretty good.
Forum: Lighting 12-19-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
someone is using 2 on a 75g tank, this is what it...

someone is using 2 on a 75g tank, this is what it looks like.
what do you guys think?
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
my tank is 180g 6x2x2, if it would work then I'm...

my tank is 180g 6x2x2, if it would work then I'm thinking of getting 6 of them and lay them out on the glass top. plants will mostly be java fern, anubais, dwarf sag, maybe some moss and some...
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jp80911
an other LED light question

Any idea if this LED is ok for medium light plants? (dwarf sag). my tank is 24" deep.
http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=684
Forum: Lighting 12-14-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By jp80911
I asked Catalina about the ones on ebay that are...

I asked Catalina about the ones on ebay that are going at much cheaper price and was told that the ballast used is a lower quality one with just one year warranty. the more expensive ones on their...
Forum: Lighting 12-13-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By jp80911
oops, I made a mistake, fishneedit only has 2...

oops, I made a mistake, fishneedit only has 2 bulbs or 4 bulbs, no 3 bulbs. had a long gay yesterday.
I'm leaning towards Catalina too, they have 5 year warranty on the ballast and fishneedit has...
Forum: Lighting 12-13-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By jp80911
I'm considering between Catalina and fishneedit,...

I'm considering between Catalina and fishneedit, but I don't have the budget you have and I don't need the amount of light you are aiming.
If you go with fishneedit, you can get two 36" 3x39W T5 HO....
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By jp80911
Thats what I was looking for originally but all...

Thats what I was looking for originally but all the hood for 10g only has single bulb, perhaps I wasn't looking at the right places.
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By jp80911
you are right, for got about the length of the...

you are right, for got about the length of the bulb. any cheap fixture out there has 18" bulbs?
Forum: Lighting 12-10-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By jp80911
another 10g light question.

will this work for 10g tank? mostly low to medium light plants.
http://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/imageserver.x/00000000/clubreef/solarmaxsinglet5.JPG
Single Lamp Fluorescent T5 Light from Deep Blue...
Forum: Lighting 12-09-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
it doesn't matter to me to have an open box...

it doesn't matter to me to have an open box (cosmetic wise) as everything will be behind a wall anyway. but I could build an open box if it helps to retain the light within the aquarium. (probably...
Forum: Lighting 12-09-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
they have stock 4ft 8" fixture with 4 bulbs going...

they have stock 4ft 8" fixture with 4 bulbs going for a little over $200, by simply removing two bulbs and one ballast I can only imagine it being cheaper.
I'll have to look into the AHS kits, can I...
Forum: Lighting 12-09-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
Oh that's what FNI means? FishNeedIt? lol I'm...

Oh that's what FNI means? FishNeedIt? lol I'm such a n00b.

I contacted Catalina already but the price is a bit expensive. two 36" two bulb fixtures with 8" housing will run me $300. I'm trying to...
Forum: Lighting 12-09-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
Where can I find this FNI fixtures? couldn't find...

Where can I find this FNI fixtures? couldn't find anything in Google.
Forum: Lighting 12-09-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Lighting 12-08-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By jp80911
so, anyone has experience with Odyssea fixtures? ...

so, anyone has experience with Odyssea fixtures?
I've read any good reviews with Catalina fixtures (but it's also the most expensive one out of the three), and seems fishneedit fixtures aren't too...
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