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Forum: Lighting   12-24-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By krisw
If you're going that route, you may as well just...

If you're going that route, you may as well just go Finnex or similar. Cheaper in the long run, same lack of dimming, etc... But, you're probably still allowed on the forum... this time.
Forum: Lighting   12-16-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By krisw
David, another user on this forum posted some PAR...

David, another user on this forum posted some PAR measurements for the XR15FW.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=863033

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Forum: Lighting   12-14-2015, 12:25 PM
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Views: 2,514
Posted By krisw
David, I wrote the article in the Guitarfish link...

David, I wrote the article in the Guitarfish link you referenced. The Radion gives a ton of features and PAR. I get some of the reddest purples/reds in the tank with the Radion than any of the other...
Forum: Lighting   05-31-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 67,735
Posted By krisw
I had been using a TrueLumen+ with a dimmer...

I had been using a TrueLumen+ with a dimmer previously, and it worked well, but it's very nice to custom tailor the colors with the Satellite+. Be sure to post your experience with the 20L.
Forum: Lighting   05-31-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 67,735
Posted By krisw
According to this thread...

According to this thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=160396), PAR equates to:

Values between 10-30 are considered low light.
Values between 30-80 are considered medium...
Forum: Lighting   05-31-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 67,735
Posted By krisw
For shallower tanks, this light does wonderfully....

For shallower tanks, this light does wonderfully. I'm using it on a 36"x8"x9" long bookshelf tank.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7282/8742029469_c8dd4d383c.jpg...
Forum: Plants   05-04-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By krisw
Yep, this looks like the standard variety from...

Yep, this looks like the standard variety from the nurseries. It's still a very unique looking plant!
Forum: Plants   05-04-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By krisw
Proserpinaca palustris usually is grown emersed...

Proserpinaca palustris usually is grown emersed in nurseries, so when you get it, the emersed style leaves will be broad with teeth on the edges. It will usually go through several stages of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-09-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,249
Posted By krisw
Very nice start! Just a correction, it's...

Very nice start! Just a correction, it's Hygrophila pinnatifida for that #2 picture, not Hygrophilia sp. 'Pinnatifida'.

#3 is hard to tell from the picture, but google 'Lindernia rotundifolia'...
Forum: Substrate   03-26-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,221
Posted By krisw
Hilde, personally I use a product called...

Hilde, personally I use a product called "Can-O-Worms" which consists of three stackable trays that you put leftover vegetable scraps or organic material for the worms to digest. You can also just...
Forum: Substrate   03-26-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,221
Posted By krisw
In my experience, when dosing a soil or...

In my experience, when dosing a soil or worm-castings based tank, you're trying to fill the gap that you may be missing the substrate. In my case, I had plenty of N/P in the substrate, but I found...
Forum: Substrate   03-21-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,221
Posted By krisw
Just like soil substrate, it's a DIY substrate....

Just like soil substrate, it's a DIY substrate. You should be able to get earthworm castings at your local hardware stores/garden center around now since gardening season is nearly upon us....
Forum: Plants   02-26-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By krisw
There's also a hairgrass going around as...

There's also a hairgrass going around as Eleocharis sp. 'Belem' that curls down toward the substrate. I've only kept E. sp. 'Japan', (my site was the one linked). In my experience it doesn't grow as...
Forum: Substrate   02-08-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,221
Posted By krisw
Fish dork, how's the earthworm castings substrate...

Fish dork, how's the earthworm castings substrate doing for you after 3 weeks?
Forum: Algae   02-07-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By krisw
Just noticed this thread. Craig/WfxXx, if you...

Just noticed this thread. Craig/WfxXx, if you have a reproducible set of circumstances that can consistently produce GDA, I'm very open to updating my algae article to make it better. More light...
Forum: Substrate   01-23-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,221
Posted By krisw
I just found this thread... I'm the guy referred...

I just found this thread... I'm the guy referred to in the first post who did this experiment. Currently, I have a 40G aquarium that's been setup with earthworm castings/sand/clay/dolomite/potash...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-20-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 16,425
Posted By krisw
As a professional programmer and volunteer site...

As a professional programmer and volunteer site administrator myself, I can fully understand why Kyle and the moderators would want to put something in place that limits the amount of intervention...
Forum: Other Websites   11-18-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By krisw
I've been blogging the 2008 AGA. I still have...

I've been blogging the 2008 AGA. I still have more entries coming, so if you missed it, there's a good recap.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By krisw
Here is SeaChem's suggested dosing chart. I...

Here is SeaChem's suggested dosing chart. I follow this fairly closely on my 40G tank. Just adjust the amounts based on your size of tank.

http://seachem.com/support/PlantChart.pdf
Forum: Other Websites   10-23-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By krisw
Thanks Jake. Somehow I missed your reply until...

Thanks Jake. Somehow I missed your reply until now. I've been working to keep the blog updated. I blogged the recent 2006 All-Aquarium Catfish Convention this past weekend. I will be blogging from...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-01-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By krisw
For quite a few examples of very good aquascapes,...

For quite a few examples of very good aquascapes, you might want to check out past entries in the AGA contest.

http://showcase.aquatic-gardeners.org

(Click on the years, and do View Entries)
Forum: Fish   09-01-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By krisw
Ram's definitely prefer soft water, and may not...

Ram's definitely prefer soft water, and may not breed in harder water. However, captive-bred Rams will be more tolerant of water condition than wild-caught stock. So, I guess it depends how hard your...
Forum: Other Websites   08-30-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By krisw
Aquarium-related Blog...

I've started an aquarium-related blog to document the weekly changes in my tanks. I'll also be blogging from the AGA convention in November. I just set things up a week or two ago. I'd welcome any...
Forum: Equipment   08-25-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,813
Posted By krisw
I have a pair of tanks using the 304 and 404...

I have a pair of tanks using the 304 and 404 filters. I'm wondering if your 404 is missing the rubber o-ring (looks like a large black rubber band) that fits around the base of the "lid" where the...
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