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Forum: DIY 02-13-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
U 1) A single controller can control any...

U

1) A single controller can control any number of fixtures within range of the controller, provided they all use the same IR protocol.

2) You could use the 4 custom mixes to ramp the light up...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Indychus
How far are they from the bottom of the tank? ...

How far are they from the bottom of the tank? Water pressure is a function of depth, so a chip that's fine at the top of the tank may be disastrous near the bottom.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-31-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By Indychus
I got my banded barbs from Frank's Aquarium. ...

I got my banded barbs from Frank's Aquarium. Last I checked, he still had some, but right now probably isn't the best time to ship fish.

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Forum: Fish 12-30-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Indychus
Ok guys, figured I'd update this in case anyone...

Ok guys, figured I'd update this in case anyone else comes along with a similar question...

The knife I have is definitely the smaller brown knife, xenomystus nigri. He's larger than I thought,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-30-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By Indychus
My favorite tank right now is a west African...

My favorite tank right now is a west African "biotope"... That's in quotations because my setup isn't strictly a correct biotope, but probably 80% of the inhabitants and plants are correct. ...
Forum: Substrate 12-30-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Indychus
Get yourself a turkey baster and use it to spray...

Get yourself a turkey baster and use it to spray jets of water towards the substrate to loosen surface mulm. Then just siphon off any large floating bits and let your filter(s) take care of the...
Forum: Lighting 12-22-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By Indychus
6500k is the color temperature of natural...

6500k is the color temperature of natural daylight. People suggest using 6500k because the sun seems to do a pretty decent job of growing plants. I'm sure other color temperatures will work fine,...
Forum: Fish 12-13-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By Indychus
aqadvisor says I'm at over 200% stocked on my 90,...

aqadvisor says I'm at over 200% stocked on my 90, but I know I'm fine. My other tanks range from 50-150% stocked according to the calculator.

The 1 inch per gallon rule is not a very good way to...
Forum: Plants 12-09-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Indychus
Same here... I've had some for over a year that...

Same here... I've had some for over a year that never attaches to anything. I use netting to make little "bushes" that just hover around the substrate. They'll settle in one spot and stay there,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-05-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,036
Posted By Indychus
I fly RC helicopters, and have a few quadrotors...

I fly RC helicopters, and have a few quadrotors and a hexrotor camera rig. I can assign a spot in my yard and tell the hex to land there. The way it would have to work is the customer defining a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-05-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Indychus
It's definitely rude to ask for free plants... ...

It's definitely rude to ask for free plants... What works is just talking. Say "wow man, that [insert plant] is awesome, I need to get one of those." They'll either tell you a good place to get...
Forum: DIY 12-02-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
You don't need to know any coding, we've already...

You don't need to know any coding, we've already done it for you. If you can put it together and copy/paste the code, you're good to go. I had hopes of making a complete unit to sell, but my work...
Forum: Substrate 12-01-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Indychus
There isn't really a reason to remove the gravel...

There isn't really a reason to remove the gravel or drain any water. Here's what I do in that situation:

Use a cup to pour well rinsed sand onto the gravel. Well rinsed, otherwise it will cloud...
Forum: DIY 11-28-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
It won't take much power to fire the LED. I'd...

It won't take much power to fire the LED. I'd start by looking at the spec sheet for your RF receiver.

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Forum: Photography 11-26-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Indychus
Stunning! Sent from my HTC One X using...

Stunning!

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-26-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Indychus
I'm assuming you mean Harris mud crabs... I had...

I'm assuming you mean Harris mud crabs... I had 3 of them in one of my tanks. I think they are truly aquatic, as they seemed to do great while I had them and they never attempted to escape. They...
Forum: Fish 11-25-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Indychus
African banded barbs (Barbus fasciolatus) are my...

African banded barbs (Barbus fasciolatus) are my favorite, I have a dozen in with congos and kribs. They school loosely... You could do 2-3 dozen in a 125. They are hard to find, but Frank's...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Indychus
Nope, their bellies get huge when they're...

Nope, their bellies get huge when they're pregnant. Like, 3 times that size.
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 63,434
Posted By Indychus
Here's my 55, with a 48" Sat+ automated by...

Here's my 55, with a 48" Sat+ automated by Arduino.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/24/2yrejuza.jpg

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Forum: Fish 11-24-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Indychus
Yep, female mosquitofish... Gambusia affinis. ...

Yep, female mosquitofish... Gambusia affinis. If you can get a male, you could start your own population of feeders. They are prolific breeders.

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Forum: Plants 11-23-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Indychus
Just use a sharp razor blade to cut the rhizome,...

Just use a sharp razor blade to cut the rhizome, I usually cut it into 1" pieces or so, leaving at least a pair of leaves on each piece. Wipe the razor with isopropyl alcohol to disinfect it before...
Forum: DIY 11-23-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
The best way to trigger a fade would be to use a...

The best way to trigger a fade would be to use a sinusoidal function to repeatedly press the up or down command for each channel. You'd have to write a new function for this, and just trigger the...
Forum: DIY 11-22-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
Not sure why some pics are missing, but I'll...

Not sure why some pics are missing, but I'll check into it.

The receiver is not necessary unless you have different IR codes. Current had said they were changing their protocol, but as of now...
Forum: DIY 11-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 64,373
Posted By Indychus
Looking good man! Sent from my HTC One X...

Looking good man!

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By Indychus
I would hope they have some kind of quality...

I would hope they have some kind of quality control in place and that a few are actually ran in water. I'd be surprised if that wasn't the case. The company I work for is in a completely unrelated...
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