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Forum: Lighting   03-08-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
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Posted By SejRamkas
I just ordered the 48" Beamswork DA 6500K. I...

I just ordered the 48" Beamswork DA 6500K. I figure I'll try a single and see how I like it and then I can add another light for added intensity or color. I have prime so shipping is free no need...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
Views: 562
Posted By SejRamkas
soooo what if I purchase one beamswork for now...

soooo what if I purchase one beamswork for now and see how I like it? I have no lighting in the tank at the moment. Then if I determine it's not enough I could either purchase another one or find a...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
Views: 562
Posted By SejRamkas
So looking at the 24/7 vs the beamswork model...

So looking at the 24/7 vs the beamswork model listed which will be a better fit? Cost will be roughly the same for 2x beamswork vs. 1x finnex 24/7. Will the single finnex provide enough light...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
Views: 562
Posted By SejRamkas
This was exactly my concern. I'm not sure if I...

This was exactly my concern. I'm not sure if I should do 2 lower wattage LEDs or go with a single strip higher wattage. I have looked a lot at the Finnex 24/7 and really like it, but I'm not sure...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
Views: 562
Posted By SejRamkas
last fixture was a crappy 4 bulb t5ho. I only...

last fixture was a crappy 4 bulb t5ho. I only ran the rear 2 bulbs one 10k, one 6,500k. Not ideal but I got the fixture and 6 tubes for $40 so I couldn't resist. Now that it's dead I'm looking to...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
  75g LED
Views: 562
Posted By SejRamkas
75g LED

I hate to start a new "pick my LED" thread, but I'm at a loss when it comes to lighting my 75 gallon. My T5HO light died recently and I'm looking into an LED setup and I have a budget of around...
Forum: Lighting   04-26-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By SejRamkas
Well I technically have 2 8W versions which are...

Well I technically have 2 8W versions which are essentially the 16W versions cut in half. Is one 8W enough by itself? I've tried HC and it grew tall and leggy with the 8W and no co2. Not sure if...
Forum: Lighting   04-26-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By SejRamkas
16W LED over 12" cube?

Is this 12" 16W 6,500k LED HO wavepoint clamp light a good choice to put over a 12" cube (roughly 7 gallons)? I am looking to grow a carpet of monte carlo using pressurized co2.
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Forum: Algae   04-09-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By SejRamkas
the tank has been setup over 2 years. I am...

the tank has been setup over 2 years. I am running a sump with a pump that flows 350 GPH through a spraybar at the top, an emporer 280, and the UV sterilizer flows 211 GPH through the back center of...
Forum: Algae   04-08-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By SejRamkas
Brown algae on plants

I have brown algae that grows on all my plant leaves. 75 gallon dual t5ho light, no co2, dosing excel daily, 13W UV sterilizer. The algae comes off fairly easily with a shake almost like it's just...
Forum: Lighting   04-07-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By SejRamkas
Wanted to revive this thread instead of starting...

Wanted to revive this thread instead of starting a new one. So I had pretty good success running the single 8W wavepoint and grew a thick carpet of HC with it. Then life happened. The carpet got...
Forum: Lighting   01-23-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By SejRamkas
So you're saying that this light should be...

So you're saying that this light should be sufficient for optimum growth of baby tears? The guy was growing a pretty large carpet in the tabk before, but it didn't look great. It had stemmy baby...
Forum: Lighting   01-22-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By SejRamkas
I saw a post about that light but thought it...

I saw a post about that light but thought it might not be powerful enough for a 12" cube. What's your experience with it? What plants are you growing?
Forum: Lighting   01-21-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By SejRamkas
Anyone? I'm currently using a dry start so I've...

Anyone? I'm currently using a dry start so I've got a little time, but I'd like to use the best lighting possible as soon as possible.
Forum: Lighting   01-19-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By SejRamkas
Lighting for 12" cube?

I want to optimize the lighting in my 12" Aquatop cube tank. I currently have it set up with a Wavepoint 8W LED setup (8x1W LED says high output LEDs?), but I'm not sure if it is enough light to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-10-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By SejRamkas
2 12" Cubes. Lighting?

Well after a few year hiatus in the planted tank community I have taken the dive back in after finding a great deal on craigslist. I picked up two 12" cube rimless tanks with 2 finnex px-360 filters...
Forum: Fish   10-17-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,883
Posted By SejRamkas
This is VERY good advice. I kept discus for ~2...

This is VERY good advice. I kept discus for ~2 years with decent results. Lost a couple here and there due to the learning curve, but eventually ended up with a 75 gallon full of very nice fish. ...
Forum: Fish   10-14-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By SejRamkas
How is there not enough room in a 75 for blue...

How is there not enough room in a 75 for blue rams? Just because they are territorial? Are they not like other cichlids insomuch that having more of them spreads out/reduces aggression?
Forum: Fish   10-14-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By SejRamkas
75 gallon stocking

I am restocking my 75 gallon and would like some suggestions to see if I am good or slightly overstocking. I am running a 10 gallon sump with wet/dry setup at 300 gph as well as a penguin emperor...
Forum: Lighting   09-20-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By SejRamkas
I just asked this question a few weeks ago and...

I just asked this question a few weeks ago and heres what I narrowed it down to.

The finnex fixture posted above.

2 x 48" t5ho with good reflectors placed ~8" apart for good coverage (prob need...
Forum: DIY   09-19-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By SejRamkas
Try this method: Styrene sheets used for...

Try this method:

Styrene sheets used for insulation at home improvement stores (super cheap)
Cut to tank size
Brush on acetone in random fashion (acetone eats at the foam to give a rock...
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By SejRamkas
Have you ever kept discus before? They are a lot...

Have you ever kept discus before? They are a lot of work by themselves and even more when you add them to a planted tank. I would advise trying them both separately and getting comfortable with the...
Forum: Lighting   09-15-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By SejRamkas
I currently have 2 t8s over the tank now with...

I currently have 2 t8s over the tank now with good reflectors. Maybe ill just roll with this setup for a whole and see how it goes.
Forum: Lighting   09-14-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By SejRamkas
I found a fixture for 4xt8 bulbs for a good deal....

I found a fixture for 4xt8 bulbs for a good deal. It's a standard Home Depot white style foxture. Would I be better off with this or 2xt5ho with good reflectors spaced around 8 inches apart?
Forum: Lighting   09-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By SejRamkas
I have considered LED, but for such a wide tank...

I have considered LED, but for such a wide tank (front to back) the cost would be rather significant. I have looked into a few Finnex fixtures, but I would rather do this for under $100. I also...
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