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Forum: Lighting 11-11-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By ddaquaria
I'm growing micro tennellus

I'm growing micro tennellus
Forum: Photography 11-11-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,938
Posted By ddaquaria
good article

good article
Forum: Lighting 11-11-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By ddaquaria
my tank is 6 ft x 2 ft wide by 30" tall and I use...

my tank is 6 ft x 2 ft wide by 30" tall and I use a 4x54W ATI powermodule with CO2. My tank is not heavily planted due to what I'm trying to accomplish, but it is working and I may need to cut back...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By ddaquaria
If actually been in this situation... Little...

If actually been in this situation...

Little background: I've been into fish since 2nd or 3rd grade. Even in high school, my science projects dealt with fish. And at the time of my application,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-14-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,808
Posted By ddaquaria
Jack's wrong...and 4 weeks later Jack is still...

Jack's wrong...and 4 weeks later Jack is still wrong.

4 weeks is a long time. I prefer resolution within 24 hours (and no more than 48), and my wife can always tell when I'm still irked and I can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-14-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By ddaquaria
As long as you consider an AF-S lense for the D40...

As long as you consider an AF-S lense for the D40 - auto focus is not an issue.

I like the following:
50mm f1.4
60mm macro f2.8
105mm macro f2.8
and I know of people who use the 70-200 f2.8...
Forum: Lighting 07-03-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By ddaquaria
I looked at that picture again. I had mine...

I looked at that picture again. I had mine pressed all the way against the top of the trim. I think I had to remove the gripping pad to get it to slid and rest on the trim.
Forum: Lighting 07-03-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By ddaquaria
With the tight fit, it was sturdy. I can't...

With the tight fit, it was sturdy. I can't remember ever knocking off accidently.

Safer is with the mounting hardware or hanging them.

I'm selling mine now so let me know if you know someone...
Forum: Lighting 07-03-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By ddaquaria
I can get it on my Oceanic 120s (5+ yr old...

I can get it on my Oceanic 120s (5+ yr old models) but it is a very tight fit. In the end (before I replaced them), I just used the bracket on the edge of the trim. I props the light about 1/4"
Forum: Lighting 06-15-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,558
Posted By ddaquaria
Get the kit from home depot or loews. Get...

Get the kit from home depot or loews.

Get the actual screen from home depot or lowes garden section. I've seen it at petsmart also (too expensive though), and the previous poster already said...
Forum: Lighting 06-14-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,558
Posted By ddaquaria
One step better than eggcrate (especially since...

One step better than eggcrate (especially since it has been show that eggcrate cuts down light levels), it to make your own window screen.

I use the window screen edges, with bird screen (found in...
Forum: Lighting 06-13-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By ddaquaria
Whatever your decision on the 3 footer - I would...

Whatever your decision on the 3 footer - I would do no more that 2 to 4 bulbs. I use a 4 bulb on 3x2x2s. One tank transitioned well, but the other went algae crazy. Finally killed it off by...
Forum: Plants 02-17-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By ddaquaria
I've ordered from them with no issues. Yes, the...

I've ordered from them with no issues. Yes, the transit does take a while and with the temps still falling at times, I would not recommend doing it right now as well, especially since you are in PA....
Forum: Lighting 01-17-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By ddaquaria
Personally, I like them. My LFS turned me on to...

Personally, I like them. My LFS turned me on to them for my tropheus tanks. I use them in conjunction with the PCs that I already have on the tank. The PCs have 4x55 - 9325 and the GLO are 2x54...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By ddaquaria
Do you have valves installed? Close your valves...

Do you have valves installed? Close your valves first, then disconnect everything. I would then take it somewhere where you can open the valves back up to release the internal pressure then open it...
Forum: Lighting 01-01-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By ddaquaria
I have never owned the 2x65 model, but I do have...

I have never owned the 2x65 model, but I do have 6 - 4x65 aqualights. 4 of the 6 are at least 3 years old. I've had problems with one of them and simply replaced the ballast.
Forum: Fish 12-31-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By ddaquaria
I've seen some in the last month or so at Aquatek...

I've seen some in the last month or so at Aquatek (Austin, TX) but they were pretty expensive and looked like they were sold as soon as they came in.
Forum: Plants 12-30-2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,136
Posted By ddaquaria
Ask me in a month, since I'm planning to place an...

Ask me in a month, since I'm planning to place an order with them before the end of December. Still working on the list right now. Only international order I have done are for fish, and that turned...
Forum: Fish 12-14-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By ddaquaria
I was about to recommend another angel or two,...

I was about to recommend another angel or two, but with a 29 and the new one being a stranger - they may not get along! But it is something to consider.
Forum: Plants 12-10-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By ddaquaria
Ditto, and really healthy.

Ditto, and really healthy.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,091
Posted By ddaquaria
It is some type of apon. Give me a little time...

It is some type of apon. Give me a little time and I will be able to be more specific.

BTW, great pictures!
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2006, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By ddaquaria
Yes, it is my corallife 4x65 fixture (48"). The...

Yes, it is my corallife 4x65 fixture (48"). The freshwater one (which I doubt makes a difference. In that fixture (at least), there is a ballast for each bulb.
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By ddaquaria
One of my ballast went out also. The way I...

One of my ballast went out also. The way I determined it was first finding the correct ballast for the dead light then I took the lid off the ballast. There was a burnt diod in it. I'm waiting on...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,531
Posted By ddaquaria
What plant is this? Your c. Heleri looks great!

What plant is this? Your c. Heleri looks great!
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By ddaquaria
Don't waste your money on the regular legs unless...

Don't waste your money on the regular legs unless you plan to keep the glass tops - then I would check out the plus legs. With the adjustables, you cannot use the glass tops (at least not the entire...
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