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Forum: Build My LED 07-30-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Cara@BML
I agree with you, Admillican...I've been pushing...

I agree with you, Admillican...I've been pushing for a second design option for quite a while. There's a few other new offerings that have been higher priority for a while, but I'm hoping I can push...
Forum: Build My LED 07-30-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Cara@BML
I agree with you, FermentedHiker...the Dutch...

I agree with you, FermentedHiker...the Dutch spectrum would not be my top choice for a tank dominated by rock hardscaping, nor would its super warm color rendition do as much for the peacocks and...
Forum: Build My LED 07-30-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Csynic, We use greens in most of our...

Hi Csynic,

We use greens in most of our spectrums for that very reason--the Dutch 6300K spectrum, in particular, has excellent separation of varying shades of green due to running both 525nm and...
Forum: Build My LED 07-30-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Cara@BML
Dog days of summer special!

If the heat is driving you indoors and you're dipping your arms in water to stay cool, this'll tempt you--order any silver fixture and mention the name of your favorite dog in the Order Notes and...
Forum: Lighting 04-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Samee, Give me a call at 512-382-5881 or...

Hi Samee,

Give me a call at 512-382-5881 or email me at support@buildmyled.com, we need to get this light in and take a look at it.

Unfortunately our forum was hit hard by spam over the last...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,760
Posted By Cara@BML
Oh wow...I've been staring at the price sheet at...

Oh wow...I've been staring at the price sheet at Aquatek and drooling over this exact tank for months now. I will be ogling your every move here!

Sooooo...wanna host the next ATX-PAK meeting? :)...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-28-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Cara@BML
Are you wanting thick vines for hardscaping, or...

Are you wanting thick vines for hardscaping, or leafy green plants climbing up your walls and hardscape?

If the latter, Marcgravia rectiflora is one of the easiest to find and to keep, and is an...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-28-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Cara@BML
Thanks, guys! Lhoy, you should come to the next...

Thanks, guys! Lhoy, you should come to the next ATX-PAK meeting (probably in May)...if it's at my place then you can see the setup in person.

Everything is slowly growing in, and I did the first...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-09-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Cara@BML
http://youtu.be/3Yis2hN609o Got the...

http://youtu.be/3Yis2hN609o

Got the waterfall running, so the only thing left is a ventilated lid with fans and perhaps a misting system. In the meantime, here's a brief low-quality video of it...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-05-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Cara@BML
You'll have disco from any light running more...

You'll have disco from any light running more than two colors of LEDs in air, whether they're arranged in strips, pucks, or clusters. Colors just don't mix in air like they do in water.

What are...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-02-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Cara@BML
You're going to see disco using that in air. ...

You're going to see disco using that in air. That goes for any fixture running more than a single color without secondary optics, or more than two colors with an optical system. If disco doesn't...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Cara@BML
Anubias won't even notice they're now underwater....

Anubias won't even notice they're now underwater. Java fern and moneywort (depending on which of the species under this common name you mean) are nearly as tough. Expect the dwarf sag to melt off...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Cara@BML
Two T8's is most definitely not high light, it's...

Two T8's is most definitely not high light, it's going to be medium at best. According to the PAR results Finnex releases, the FugeRay will have more light...in the low 40's, most likely.

As...
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Cara@BML
That photoperiod sounds fine, Bugsy.

That photoperiod sounds fine, Bugsy.
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Cara@BML
I'm not a fan of the royal blue "moonglow" look...

I'm not a fan of the royal blue "moonglow" look either; I suppose we're conditioned to accept that as night lighting from a few too many films using blue filters to simulate night. And like Matt...
Forum: Build My LED 02-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Cara@BML
Until recently, you would never need to think...

Until recently, you would never need to think about whole fixture color...you'd buy a fluorescent tube with a certain color temperature and that was that. A number of us ran multiple colors of...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-25-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Nestle, I went for overkill on the false...

Hi Nestle,

I went for overkill on the false bottom, I think, but I figured that's better than getting my terrestrial plants soggy if the water level is too high.

Layers (from bottom to top):...
Forum: Build My LED 02-25-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Angelcraze, PM me your shipping address...

Hi Angelcraze,

PM me your shipping address and I'll look up some USPS shipping quotes for a 60" package. You should not be charged that "import brokerage fee" if we ship USPS, although you will...
Forum: Build My LED 02-25-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Cara@BML
I double-checked with our spectrum tools, and...

I double-checked with our spectrum tools, and using all 5700K or 6500K doesn't change the amount of blue in the spectrum and has marginal (quite likely not discernable) differences to the color...
Forum: Build My LED 02-25-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Cara@BML
Hi Angelcraze, The color temperatures for...

Hi Angelcraze,

The color temperatures for our lights are what they measure based on testing of the final spectrum, with almost all our spectrums composed of multiple colors of diodes mixed...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-23-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Cara@BML
Thanks, Learner! Water and substrate went in...

Thanks, Learner! Water and substrate went in last night, so as soon as it clears up there will be updated pics. Picked up a few more plants this weekend too.
Forum: Build My LED 02-23-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Cara@BML
I got your entry, Jeff! Copied it to my email...

I got your entry, Jeff! Copied it to my email but didn't post it, since I figured all entries were private.

Cheers,

Cara
Forum: Build My LED 02-23-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Cara@BML
Channels are: --daylight channel ...

Channels are:

--daylight channel
--red/white channel
--blue/green/white channel

Color rendition and PAR with all channels on at 100% is identical to the XB Dutch spectrum. The green and...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-19-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By Cara@BML
Looking good! Can you post a pic from directly...

Looking good! Can you post a pic from directly above next time you're snapping photos? Thanks!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-18-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Cara@BML
Oh yeah, Crypts get really unhappy about...

Oh yeah, Crypts get really unhappy about transitions...move them into a setup that is high humidity and spray them down every day and they'll convert. They may melt off a bunch of leaves in the...
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