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Forum: Lighting 05-26-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By FlyTekk
Yea i dont want to buy a more expensive fixture...

Yea i dont want to buy a more expensive fixture with more expensive bulbs and waste more light only to have to raise it. In some cases i hear if its too much light i have to add yet another thing.......
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By FlyTekk
Okay but my question refers to a 12g long. Which...

Okay but my question refers to a 12g long. Which is 36"x8x9h. So in this tank would dual t5no work for HC mat given the par numbers u describe?
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By FlyTekk
So a dual t5no is not doable on this tank? Even...

So a dual t5no is not doable on this tank? Even if i put directly ontop of tank? I must get a t5ho hual?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 259,566
Posted By FlyTekk
1) is this light enough? ...

1) is this light enough? http://www.amazon.com/Aqueon-Coralife-05619-Aqualight-Freshwater/dp/B001F99524/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1337882165&sr=8-5

2) Do i place directly above tank or a few...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,636
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Posted By FlyTekk
Alright guys im all in!!!! Ive seen enough....

Alright guys im all in!!!! Ive seen enough. Intialy i wanted this tank for a small reef but planted is what im deciding on.... (for now!) Great thing about this tank is that i can always setup...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By FlyTekk
12g long Mr Aqua Lighting?

Anyone have any recomendations for lighting for this tank. Given its dimensions i dont know which lighting would be too much or too little. I can hang the lights any distance above tank or can lay it...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,640
Posted By FlyTekk
Quick question. I noticed u sealed the tank for...

Quick question. I noticed u sealed the tank for no evaporation. How are ur ph levels? Also any issues with oxygen levels? Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
Will do. Thanks!

Will do. Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
Study two electrical principles and it will...

Study two electrical principles and it will answer the why question.
Bernouli's Theory and The Laws of Affinity.
Both have to do with centrifugal pumps and explain why adding head (throttling the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-16-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
Ive always heard that running a pump with a valve...

Ive always heard that running a pump with a valve a little closed causes it to run cooler and use less electricity. But for some reason i felt if anything it should run warmer and work harder.

As...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
What i want to hear is.... "andrew geos are from...

What i want to hear is.... "andrew geos are from waters that barely move so if u run your tank with overflow at max (600gph) the geos will be stressed wont eat get sick and even die.

Or
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
Not using a wetdry just 20g tank or 40br if i can...

Not using a wetdry just 20g tank or 40br if i can find a used one. Lots of pot scrubbers and heaters. Micron sock on drain. Thats it. 4' head too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
So are you saying the 550gph is too much compared...

So are you saying the 550gph is too much compared to slow moving rivers? I was planing of having the nozzle only half submerged.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
15 watts a month has to be like $2. Maybe less....

15 watts a month has to be like $2. Maybe less. And again those 15 watts is what gets me closer to that 600gph max. Without those 15 watts im at 400gph. Seems like a big difference in gph for just 15...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
The tank comes with wide nozzle. Never seen a...

The tank comes with wide nozzle. Never seen a spray bar. Whats best?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
At 600gph divided by 80display tank its 7.5x. At...

At 600gph divided by 80display tank its 7.5x. At 100g with sump combined its 6.6x.

Im a reefer turned freshwater. Over there we do 20-60x flow. Even higher. So im stuck on stupid trying to push...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
How much GPH does everyone else have going on in...

How much GPH does everyone else have going on in their tanks?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
If its too high i simply close the gate valve a...

If its too high i simply close the gate valve a little. The price differencce between the 2 pumps is $10. Ill pay more on shipping it back.

The question is wether 550-600 gph too much for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
No nothing inline. In Dr fosters it says the 1262...

No nothing inline. In Dr fosters it says the 1262 will push 660 at 4' head. I figured with all the bends and turns and also thinking of using a "T" for dual returns. I figure it should all add up to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By FlyTekk
GPH Flow

Im setting up a 80g 48x24x16h with a sump. The return pump will be a eheim 1262 which should deliver around 630gph at 4' head. The overflow box says its max 600 so i might turn it down a tad.

The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By FlyTekk
I have the reef ready tank i have the fluval i...

I have the reef ready tank i have the fluval i have the return pummp. I only ask cuase why run 2 pumps when i can run one. Unless of course it cant be done. I justbdont see how fluval are so weak if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By FlyTekk
Fluval 406 Canister Return

Is it possible to use Fluval 406 Canister filter to return water from sump. In other words Fluval input will be in sump and Fluval output will be in main tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,078
Posted By FlyTekk
Ill spend the difference in gas and toll.

Ill spend the difference in gas and toll.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,078
Posted By FlyTekk
Yea i too would like to know his source. He...

Yea i too would like to know his source. He sounded like he knew what he was talking about. The tank will be half inch glass.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,078
Posted By FlyTekk
Actually now that i think of it, that may be an...

Actually now that i think of it, that may be an awesome idea as i could but a filter mesh sock on drain catching all debris before it gets in canister making it so that i dont have to clean filter as...
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