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Forum: Lighting 07-14-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By severn
clip on light for a 5g betta /annubia tank ?

hi,

ive been looking at the 9w arcadia arc pod but seen some bad reviews on quality and very difficult to change the bulb .

i dont want masses of light but enough to see my fish and keep the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By severn
suggestions for tall background plants

hi

i have a 90 gallon tank planted just with echinodorus ozeleot green and red..these have not grown to the hieght i thought they would..they are approx 25 cm.
mt tank is 80 cm tall and i need...
Forum: Algae 03-18-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By severn
Question algae eating fish for 90g altum tank

just after some suggestions for algae eating fish
i have soft green algae on leaves and some hair algae...
these cannot go into the tank :siamese algae eaters ,amano shrimp [eaten by altums]
i...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By severn
thnaks for the replies.... as far as i...

thnaks for the replies....


as far as i understand the ho t5 and pct5 should be giving more intensity than say an ordinary t8...watts is only power usage not ouput...just wanna go for the best...
Forum: Lighting 09-05-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By severn
lumens per watt ?? ...t8 v t5 v pc....

just trying to work out how much more light output i might get from say...arcadia 4 x 39 w t5 V interpet 4 X 55 w power compact ....

ive read the light bulb comparison chart and there doesnt...
Forum: Lighting 03-30-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By severn
thanks zig !!!!.,.. will check them out ...

thanks zig !!!!.,..

will check them out

Jon
Forum: Lighting 03-29-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By severn
t5 electronic ballasts in the uk

hi...


does anyome know where can get good value t5 electronic ballasts in the uk ?

any help...much appreciated


cheers
jon
Forum: Lighting 09-26-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By severn
i agree the power compacts look the ones for me.....

i agree the power compacts look the ones for me..

im thinking 3 x twin 55 watts = 330 watts for about 100 ish...from suurrey pet supplies...

its just needing a plan on how to adapt my existing...
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By severn
thanks shalu ive read a few articles here...

thanks shalu

ive read a few articles here where people have raised concern about the safety of odno ..

thats why i want to go with t5 .the interpet solution comes in at around 80/100 for 4 x...
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2005, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By severn
uhmm...im not too sure i think odno sounds like...

uhmm...im not too sure i think odno sounds like 100% safe.

good idea with just buying the ballasts....
how would i then secure the lamps in place ?
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By severn
Lightbulb how to fit interpet t5 compact lighting ?

hi

seems like the cheepest option for upgrading my lighting is interpet compact t5 ..4 X 54 watts..

not sure how i could secure these to my tank ?

i have rena classic 120 cm X 50 cm..there...
Forum: Lighting 09-22-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By severn
how effective are reflectors ?

still looking to do things on the cheap if possible but...

ive read that reflectors can increase the amount of light into the tank by 100 %
is this possible...?

if so i could stick with my 4 X...
Forum: Lighting 09-18-2005, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By severn
thanks this sounds a bit more encouraging...

thanks

this sounds a bit more encouraging then..

sorry im so clueless about this ....but i found this link http://www.hellolights.com/36tricfluorl.html

could i run 2 of these as replacemnt...
Forum: Lighting 09-17-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By severn
new lighting.. advice needed

hi.

i need to upgrade the lighting for my tank and would appreciate some further advice.
at the moment i am running 4 x 30 watt 36 " bulbs... and for decent plants i believe i need somewhere...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2005, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By severn
thanks for the advice.. at least i now know...

thanks for the advice..

at least i now know i need to sort my lighting 1st...
what would be the ideal replacement lighting for my tank ?

can i use upgraded bulbs[36"] on the existing 2...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By severn
which pressurised co2 system to buy ?

hi,

I'd like to completely redesign my tank lay out and hopefully end up with an amano style set up...

[at the moment ive basically just got the whole background covered whith giant amazon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By severn
additives for RO water

i am using ro water with ro right in my altum tank hopefully to keep the water soft and to there liking..
i have been considering adding seachem equilibrium [adds back mineral and nutrients ] with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By severn
thanks for your replies... the lighting tubes...

thanks for your replies...
the lighting tubes are 2 x f30w t8 sylvania grow lux and 2 x f30w t8 sylvania aquastar..i switched the order araound and now have the grow lux at the back,aquastar at the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By severn
got it wrong from the start ?

well i know the answer is yes !....
u see i messed up by using gravel and expecting to grow plants successfully in it...
now im trying to find a solution to my plants not growing very well...
i...
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