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Forum: Lighting   09-12-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By vvDO
It should have a 6 month warranty, have you tried...

It should have a 6 month warranty, have you tried contacting finnex?


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Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-12-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By vvDO
24/7 light is adjustable, you can go anywhere...

24/7 light is adjustable, you can go anywhere from low to high light with that size tank. If you need more coverage, you'd easily be able to raise the light and up the intensity.

Driftwood would...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-04-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By vvDO
I have a beamsworks led, around 27 on Amazon for...

I have a beamsworks led, around 27 on Amazon for an 18" light.
Forum: Lighting   09-01-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 66,175
Posted By vvDO
How about a finnex stingray... I have a 0.5 w 18"...

How about a finnex stingray... I have a 0.5 w 18" beams work with all 6500K LEDs and it's a bit yellow for my tastes. They now have FSPEC which may put out a better color spectrum, costs 27 on...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,357
Posted By vvDO
Did some sand get on a sponge? I'm thinking of...

Did some sand get on a sponge? I'm thinking of using BDBS as well, just wondering if it had anything to do with it?

Nice growth BTW!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-31-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,357
Posted By vvDO
I use seachem safe, similar to prime in powder...

I use seachem safe, similar to prime in powder form.


Are those scratches on glass?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-29-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By vvDO
I agree, My 20Lis my only tank with a glass...

I agree, My 20Lis my only tank with a glass cover. Time spent cleaning = time spent topping off, plus all the security of having a top... LED light is protected, my kids are less likely to reach in,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-29-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 894
Posted By vvDO
Search YouTube, a while back when I was looking...

Search YouTube, a while back when I was looking for acrylic scratch removal I found a couple videos on removing scratches from glass. Scratches from glass will not come out, however, "buffing" them...
Forum: Plants   08-29-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By vvDO
Here's a close shot of leaf pattern with L....

Here's a close shot of leaf pattern with L. glandulosa...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/VvDO/15472F45-4D49-4C2E-8BF1-E3E66F94C7AD_zpsutzfulmd.jpg...
Forum: Equipment   08-28-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By vvDO
It's actually 199... It's 100 off retail of 299. ...

It's actually 199... It's 100 off retail of 299.


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Forum: Inkbird Technology   08-15-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 916
Posted By vvDO
Count me in, thanks!!!! Sent from my...

Count me in, thanks!!!!


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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-15-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vvDO
Looks great, I would love to see how it looks if...

Looks great, I would love to see how it looks if you brought the large rock on the left closer to the far left driftwood almost dead center of the tank (switch places with stargrass).


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Forum: Tank Journals   08-13-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,959
Posted By vvDO
I tested 2x e90's (36" version) at 22" no water...

I tested 2x e90's (36" version) at 22" no water getting around 60 par, strips were about 8" apart


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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-11-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,331
Posted By vvDO
I don't have a split photoperiod on my CO2 tank,...

I don't have a split photoperiod on my CO2 tank, only my office low tech tank. I upgraded the light and it was much brighter than stock so was getting a lot of gda in my glass. First I lowered my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-11-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,331
Posted By vvDO
If your pipes are causing surface agitation, then...

If your pipes are causing surface agitation, then I doubt your fish are gasping due to low O2.

Would not happen in a cycled tank, I believe it's because you are undergoing a mini cycle since you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-11-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,331
Posted By vvDO
Your plants are probably consuming ammonia...

Your plants are probably consuming ammonia therefore your fish are not exposed to it. Once lights are out ammonia builds up, gets converted to nitrites and you see your fish gasping. Try a split...
Forum: Equipment   07-24-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,878
Posted By vvDO
How's the flow if you remove all media? ...

How's the flow if you remove all media?


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Forum: Substrate   07-24-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By vvDO
Should be similar to MGO you may notice more...

Should be similar to MGO you may notice more nitrogen in the beginning. Once cycled you should be ok.


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Forum: Lighting   07-13-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,449
Posted By vvDO
Nice build!! I can definitely tell the...

Nice build!!

I can definitely tell the difference between A and the rest. B and C have less shadows and substrate is better illuminated.

Where did you purchase the 15W PAR 20 bulb?
Forum: Plants   06-30-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By vvDO
Looks like hygrophila polysperma and possibly...

Looks like hygrophila polysperma and possibly sunset variety.


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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-01-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,339
Posted By vvDO
I agree, burying it about 1/3-1/2 may look good...

I agree, burying it about 1/3-1/2 may look good unless it's blocking something nice to look at.


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-31-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By vvDO
I think it depends on what you're looking for... ...

I think it depends on what you're looking for...
I have multiple tanks because I can't keep shrimp and nano fish with my angels.

Second...square footage of tanks is slightly larger with 2x 20g...
Forum: Equipment   05-30-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By vvDO
You will need to attach a valve and open it up. ...

You will need to attach a valve and open it up. Something like an asa valve. But usually if you don't hear a "pssssst" when you screw it into your reg, it's most likely empty. Make sure O-ring is...
Forum: Equipment   05-30-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By vvDO
Co2 regulator broken or tank empty? (Co2 Noob Help)

No... Don't touch the paintball tank, that little brass knob is a safety valve. If you do unscrew it, please make sure the tank is empty first.


When you screw the tank to the regulator, make...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-21-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,517
Posted By vvDO
Thanks to you I've ordered 3 of those lights for...

Thanks to you I've ordered 3 of those lights for a 180g (72x34x24) build.


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