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Forum: Lighting 12-04-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By ziggnick
I also feel like with the cfl I would just be...

I also feel like with the cfl I would just be meeting the light requirements and if further down the road I wanted to move up from low light I wouldn't be able to continue with the cfl and would have...
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 40,432
Posted By ziggnick
150 gallon it's about 4ft×22"x31" I know...

150 gallon it's about 4ft×22"x31"

I know I can run cfls but for the price I belive these leds will actually cost me less in the long run, I would need a cfl of 30w or better which wouldn't be...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Should have added it earlier but here's a little...

Should have added it earlier but here's a little peak at the tank as it sits right now...

Not 100% if I uploaded correctly but here's me giving it a try
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Well that's really the best I could come up with...

Well that's really the best I could come up with too except for that last part putting them out in the garden lol

The problem with finding the par is a) hardly anyone has one b) even fewer have a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
I think I understand now... The biggest...

I think I understand now...

The biggest issue I am having is deciding between the 50w or the 30w units... I belive I will need 4 to cover the whole tank but also thinking 3 in a row may do the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Roadmaster are you saying by going this route I'd...

Roadmaster are you saying by going this route I'd be going outside of what I wanted? I done completly follow
Forum: Lighting 12-03-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 40,432
Posted By ziggnick
So I actually ran across these lights the other...

So I actually ran across these lights the other night when I was looking for a alternative to cfls

My problem is I'm using a reef tank to plant in so from substrate to the top of the water is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-03-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
So just as hoppy had posted last I was actually...

So just as hoppy had posted last I was actually right by my local lowes so I dipped on in and had a look at what he had to say and I feel like I really shouldn't be surprised but HE WAS RIGHT while...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Hoppy: I too was afraid of that also... only will...

Hoppy: I too was afraid of that also... only will be able to really tell when I get it all set in to place... you also must remember that the back edge of the tank is inconsistent due to the rock...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Would you think it would be wise while I was...

Would you think it would be wise while I was doing the initial plant to use diy root tabs throughout using maybe 4 or 5 all together or would that be too much of a shock all at once

I was also...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By ziggnick
Deep tank using cfl dome lights for basic hardy low light

Hello all, I have dabbled in this site for awhile and at moments have come very close to taking the plunge into going into full plant mode but something has always held me back as far as a time...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Ill see if i can make a go of the plants that are...

Ill see if i can make a go of the plants that are actually planted but i really like your idea of maybe tbeing some plants to the rocks, between.that and the algae growth i think it will look very...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Well as of right now it is still dry when it has...

Well as of right now it is still dry when it has all the coats it needs to.be just cycle with water and a filter for awhile so the lime from the mortor mix will leach out as it severely will make the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Well looks like i figured it out! both are in...

Well looks like i figured it out! both are in progress pictures and i am slightly further i am in the process of just layering the colors now to make it look more realistic hopefully, got back...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/...

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/Mobile%20Uploads/20130926_111654.jpg (http://s714.photobucket.com/user/ziggnick/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20130926_111654.jpg.html)
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/...

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww149/ziggnick/Mobile%20Uploads/20130722_235740.jpg (http://s714.photobucket.com/user/ziggnick/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20130722_235740.jpg.html)

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Wow naturelady all awesome info and so much there...

Wow naturelady all awesome info and so much there i had to reread a few times to totally comprehend it all and im sure ill be revisiting it later especially about the time i will be putting plants...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
I know we visited this earlier but on the big...

I know we visited this earlier but on the big tank if i use potting soil as my base with a fee root tabs mixed about and then cap it with my black sand i planned on do you believe i will need to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Funny you said that V I've got 2 spare 10 gallons...

Funny you said that V I've got 2 spare 10 gallons in the basement i was thinking about maybe experimenting with a 10 gallon first lol
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
So your saying no reflector just paint the...

So your saying no reflector just paint the underside gloss white with a exterior latex paint?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Just wondering here don't you think the duct work...

Just wondering here don't you think the duct work itself is shiny enough or am I missing something?

I wonder if mounting a mirror under each horizontally positioned bulb say a 5"x5" square...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Just took a trip to my local lowes and did some...

Just took a trip to my local lowes and did some price checking and I'm thinking that the cfls would be my best bet to save a few bucks and be able to put my lighting just where I want it to get a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
I figure that with the 3d background our amount...

I figure that with the 3d background our amount of water will probably be about the same so those ferts will work well for me too hopefully, throwing around the idea of the cfls like yours but im...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
I guess you could say i would really like a cheat...

I guess you could say i would really like a cheat sheet to a almost guaranteed success if that's even possible lol

I see that your profile says you don't own a test kit for parameters which i am...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,307
Posted By ziggnick
Wow V your tank is incredible! And your tanks...

Wow V your tank is incredible! And your tanks lighting is very unusual but i like it, i am surprised to see that you can grow a tank like that without CO2 just as mentioned before i really wanted to...
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