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Forum: Build My LED 09-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By KenP
I am not an expert on BLM but I recall them...

I am not an expert on BLM but I recall them saying that, for example a 50% dimming may not dim the par 50% but ~40%. Again this an example. BLM would need to chime in.
Forum: Build My LED 08-14-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By KenP
Look under 'Lighting'. The buildmyled club ...

Look under 'Lighting'. The buildmyled club

Ken
Forum: Ponds 07-31-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,516
Posted By KenP
I use a uv light. In early spring the pond get...

I use a uv light. In early spring the pond get green. Within days of turning the uv on the pond clears. I quit buying hyacinths. As the koi have grown they tear the roots off. Plants never make it. ...
Forum: Ponds 07-31-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,516
Posted By KenP
Fishgal you ask a very good question that has no...

Fishgal you ask a very good question that has no simple answer or many answers. Fish food studies are often conducted by the producers of fish food so there may be a bias in their answer. Also what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By KenP
Nick do a search for amano shrimp. There are...

Nick do a search for amano shrimp. There are several threads on the subject breeding. They will answer your questions. I am not sure fresh water algae will survive in salt water. It may die and cause...
Forum: Ponds 06-16-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By KenP
I used the pot scrubber type filter pad in a bag....

I used the pot scrubber type filter pad in a bag. Very hard to clean. Lava rocks may have large surface area but clog up quickly. Have not tried bio-balls. I use Matala filter pads in my waterfall...
Forum: Lighting 05-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By KenP
Olive could you start this post again. I am...

Olive could you start this post again. I am thoroughly confused. (Hoppy's pictures are viewable when responding to your post.) Your first post the box states 10.5", a later post the fixture plugged...
Forum: Ponds 05-25-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By KenP
Roy while I am not an architect the 50 psf is...

Roy while I am not an architect the 50 psf is low. For example if you weigh 150 lbs you would fall through the deck as would I at 200 lbs. however I agree that 2000 lbs is a concern.
Forum: Lighting 05-25-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By KenP
You make good points, space wise and repurposing....

You make good points, space wise and repurposing. My new setup will be with leds. Same low profile with more light.
Forum: Ponds 05-25-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By KenP
Good luck on your project. Not to be a wet...

Good luck on your project. Not to be a wet blanket but your pond may weigh up to 2000 lbs. when filled with water. Condos have not been known for their superior workmanship. No wild parties on the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-24-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,139
Posted By KenP
Impressive WW. The small glass container in the...

Impressive WW. The small glass container in the last photo, for humidity? Are there plants in the container? I also like the fan with humidistat.
Forum: Lighting 05-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By KenP
Spiral CFL's

I recently purchased one of Hoppy's par meters. I ran it through a couple of bulbs just to see how it works. Please note my run is far from a real test.

I used a portable 7.5" aluminum dome...
Forum: Ponds 05-19-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By KenP
Hello AquariumNoob. I am in old bridge. Pm me....

Hello AquariumNoob. I am in old bridge. Pm me. Stop over and check out my koi pond. Ponds are like most things in life. It could always be bigger. 6x8 great for gold fish, small for koi.

Ken
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-11-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 63,406
Posted By KenP
It great to know that the uneverything is also...

It great to know that the uneverything is also successful for you.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 63,406
Posted By KenP
Great news Rob! Which tank are they from?

Great news Rob! Which tank are they from?
Forum: Ponds 04-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,491
Posted By KenP
I grow my orchids outdoors from late spring to...

I grow my orchids outdoors from late spring to early fall. Never thought of landscaping them around the pond like you are doing. Hmmm. Need to think about that some more. Not to be a wet blanket but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By KenP
Yes creepy. Looks like some mutant spider web.

Yes creepy. Looks like some mutant spider web.
Forum: Build My LED 04-03-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By KenP
Cara, What i found interesting is that Tolumnia...

Cara, What i found interesting is that Tolumnia will reblume from the old flower stalk. Not sequential but a rebloomer. The first picture, the orchid on the right, Dendrobium? Which specie?
Forum: Lighting 03-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By KenP
Wow I would have thought the led's would have...

Wow I would have thought the led's would have been much cooler than the t5ho's. 10deg. is 30% cooler but still thought the difference would have been greater.
Forum: Lighting 03-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By KenP
Wish you good luck with your warranty issue. Best...

Wish you good luck with your warranty issue. Best case scenario they fix it and you pay shipping. Being out of warranty any fix plus shipping may be as expensive as a new fixture.
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 50,091
Posted By KenP
Wow the tank looks great. I am sure the picture...

Wow the tank looks great. I am sure the picture does not do justice to what you see.

Just checked out your tank from March 7, 2014. Using a tv analogy your previous tank had more muted and softer...
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 50,091
Posted By KenP
Anxious to see your tanks with the new lights...

Anxious to see your tanks with the new lights wintu and rush3737
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 61,005
Posted By KenP
Like the Tardis.

Like the Tardis.
Forum: Build My LED 03-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By KenP
Howze01 are you from NJ? Buy the orchids Online...

Howze01 are you from NJ? Buy the orchids Online and local. Check out deep cut orchid society. We meet in tinton falls. June 6-8 odchid festival at silva orchids. Lot of good vendors.
Forum: Build My LED 03-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By KenP
Ooh. Cannot wait to see the new fixture in...

Ooh. Cannot wait to see the new fixture in operation.
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