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Forum: Lighting 08-03-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By nicks7.1985
Thanks guys...according to the charts 2 of the...

Thanks guys...according to the charts 2 of the shop light fixtures with 4 bulbs all together looks like it will give around 50 par I think. Immune gonna ty it Cu's they r 4 foot long and I can fit a...
Forum: Lighting 08-03-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By nicks7.1985
would the wpg rule work for regular t8 notmal output lights

Just wondering cuz they are cheap..like shop lights and with right co2 and feet or emersed..I think should work

So..would the wpg apply for t8 normal output lights
Forum: Lighting 07-25-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By nicks7.1985
thanks guys ..i was just curious. i was...

thanks guys ..i was just curious.

i was also at walmart today and saw a hanging shop fixture for like 17$$ and takes 2x 40watt T8's. i was thinking about picking up two of those hanging shop...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By nicks7.1985
So whats the PAR on a halogen bulb like??

im guessing not good as everyone would be using it? ..but they are so cheap and look so bright (to humans). I also dont know what the temp. of these bulbs are like. but i see at walmart theres like a...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By nicks7.1985
this looks nice for the price

this looks nice for the price
Forum: Plants 07-23-2012, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,131
Posted By nicks7.1985
haha ..ya

haha ..ya
Forum: Plants 07-23-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
i see.... i havent misted yet ...mostly cuz i...

i see.... i havent misted yet ...mostly cuz i didnt feel like taking off the saran wrap and putting it back on lol. thre are holes in it though and i push it up and down to get air in and out....
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
marko..the helferi in the pics look amazing. ..so...

marko..the helferi in the pics look amazing. ..so u just stick em in the shade outside? how often do you mist in the containers if at all? and whn you say in the shade ..is it shaded throughout the...
Forum: Lighting 07-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By nicks7.1985
theres a sticky at the top of this lighting...

theres a sticky at the top of this lighting section with a lot of PAR data for diff lights..more than likely you can find what you need from there.

i had a 55 gal with 216W T5HO and it was...
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
that sounds like a great way to get many plants...

that sounds like a great way to get many plants from just a few. i did put a few stems laying down to cuz of what id read...should i pull the leaves off first marko?

..just got 3 more aqurms 2x 5...
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By nicks7.1985
this was like 2 yrs ago but i just lmao at that...

this was like 2 yrs ago but i just lmao at that again
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
i aso decided to try someting new (to me at...

i aso decided to try someting new (to me at least) ..i cut an empty 2 gal club soda bottle in half and put some potting soil in it capped by 1 inch or sand ..slowly filled till H2O was about 1-2...
Forum: Substrate 07-22-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By nicks7.1985
that makes a lo of sense. i was worried about an...

that makes a lo of sense. i was worried about an algae outbreak or something because of all that iron (i really don know if it would cause one or not) ...but aside from the yellowish water everything...
Forum: Substrate 07-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By nicks7.1985
its been about 2 weeks and the water is still...

its been about 2 weeks and the water is still being stained yellow. fish and plants dont seem to mind so far.
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
thats a good question..i was about to ask it...

thats a good question..i was about to ask it myself. im new to emersed but from what iv read it seems that its a lot easier for plants to go from emersed to submersed. i still dont know how it will...
Forum: Plants 07-22-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
gotcha.. does it gro upwards on the soil or just...

gotcha.. does it gro upwards on the soil or just spread over horizontally?

i didnt have anymore time tonight to set it up but i did suspend the acrylic with the moss about 3-4'' below the...
Forum: Lighting 07-22-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By nicks7.1985
i just set it up tonight and have 2x t5ho 54watt...

i just set it up tonight and have 2x t5ho 54watt bulbs about 15 inches over the tubs. the lights are over a year old but still are quite bright...although i know it dosent mean they have the right...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
thanks for that explanation @marko@. i had some...

thanks for that explanation @marko@. i had some left over moss and was tired so i wrapped a ton of string around the acrylic then the moss then some more string ...that was maybe a week ago and i can...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
ur right,,,i guess i was thinking like 1 inch or...

ur right,,,i guess i was thinking like 1 inch or less and that the moss would grow out of the top of the water..i didnt write it down too well the first time ..lol
Forum: Lighting 07-21-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By nicks7.1985
hoppy u r the man dude...maybe i should have...

hoppy u r the man dude...maybe i should have pm'ed you on this lol ...you pretty much ans all my lighting questions anyway haha. thanks a lot for the info as always, it is appreciated!

one thing...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,440
Posted By nicks7.1985
Growing moss emersed?

Do i just put the moss (now tied on a sheet of acrylic) in the tub to lay on the soil? or should it be like 1 inch underwater?

cant seem to find anything definitive online yet. i was also thinking...
Forum: Lighting 07-21-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By nicks7.1985
hey...i just set up a 55gal with a single 54w...

hey...i just set up a 55gal with a single 54w T5HO about 3 weeks ago ..no co2 with MTS substrate. i figure its medium light and things are growing nicely with no algae. hope that helps. basicall i...
Forum: Lighting 07-21-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By nicks7.1985
Low lighting for emersed growth?

Hi all ...the way i seem to understand it is..

if i have 2 identical setups one submersed one emersed both with say 20w light, the emersed will get a higher PAR as the light wont have to go...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By nicks7.1985
thanks for the link man. ...thats a real nice...

thanks for the link man. ...thats a real nice looking setup you have..i bet it works great. do you know if the hygro tiger will drop its leaves for new ones if it goes from emersed to submerged?
...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By nicks7.1985
thanks for taking the time to write that down...

thanks for taking the time to write that down ..it helps trust me. im glad you told me about laying the stems down too. do i need to add fertz? or will the soil be enough?

and does the water need...
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