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Forum: Lighting   02-21-2017, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Qwedfg
Hmm those numbers don't look promising. I had...

Hmm those numbers don't look promising. I had heard some people on reef central were bleaching corals with them after replacing their a160 units but it seems like may that have been exaggerated. ...
Forum: Lighting   02-21-2017, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Qwedfg
Really interested to see some actual pictures of...

Really interested to see some actual pictures of these things in action. I am curious if it will be able to grow a carpet in a tank that is 18 inches deep.
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Qwedfg
Alot of the older leaves had holes in them but I...

Alot of the older leaves had holes in them but I always assumed it was from lack of nitrogen. I have brighty k should i start dosing this?
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks for the response. I will take pics...

Thanks for the response.

I will take pics from the front tomorrow when I get home from work. In my opinion the tanks look paler from the front than the top.

I dose 1 pump of Thrive 3 times a...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the response. Thats what I...

Thank you for the response.

Thats what I figured. I don't think I'm going to be able to go with a shop light due to the appearance factor. I'm trying to convince my wife to let me put it...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2017, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Qwedfg
36" t5 on 48" tank

I am setting up a 48x18x18 tank and have been thinking about lighting. I have thought about buying two Kessils or two xr15 but am having second thoughts.

I have a 6 bulb 36 inch ati t5 over my...
Forum: Plants   02-07-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Qwedfg
Ok everyone sorry for the delay in response. ...

Ok everyone sorry for the delay in response. Here is a picture of my plants. Why are they looking so yellow? You can also see the diatoms growing on the back glass. I haven't been cleaning it...
Forum: Plants   01-28-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the reply, I am about to go...

Thank you for the reply,

I am about to go out but I will take a picture of the tank tomorrow for reference.

I dose 1 pump of the Thrive M, W, F as the directions suggest. It seems niloc has...
Forum: Plants   01-28-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Qwedfg
Brown dust algae/Yellow Plants

I have an 11 gallon Cadlights tank that has been running for about 6-8 months. The tank is high tech with an e-series light and high CO2 (light green checker). I use Nilco's thrive all in one...
Forum: Lighting   09-06-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By Qwedfg
The halo looks a little flat compared to the...

The halo looks a little flat compared to the Kessil in my opinion. Hard to tell from the picture though.
Forum: Equipment   04-08-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Qwedfg
I have an older aquatek regulator that does the...

I have an older aquatek regulator that does the same thing. Constantly have to adjust the bubble count. I am having one made by Alan and once it gets here I'm throwing the old one out. I would...
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the information. This tank...

Thank you for the information.

This tank will be in my office very close to my desk so I can't have it clicking away all day. Looks like I'll have to go a different route.
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Qwedfg
Carbon Doser vs Dual Stage

Looking to upgrade my aquatek regulator I've had for 4 years because the solenoid is sticking. Thinking about getting the Carbon Doser but I'm not sure if there's something better for equivalent...
Forum: Lighting   04-01-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Qwedfg
I have an E-series over my 11 gallon tank and I...

I have an E-series over my 11 gallon tank and I like it for the price I got it. Its a little yellow for my tastes but for what it is I would recommend it.

Downside is that because its a strip...
Forum: Lighting   03-31-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
Wow thanks for the first hand accounts guys. ...

Wow thanks for the first hand accounts guys. Both of your tanks are looking great. My tank will be a high tech dutch styled aquascape so high light is going to be important. I really love the way...
Forum: Lighting   03-31-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
This tank is/will be rimless once I'm done...

This tank is/will be rimless once I'm done putting it back together. It is a Mr Aqua 48x18x18 tank but it was sold to me with one of the panels broken. I just cut it apart today and am going to...
Forum: Lighting   03-30-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks for your input. Do you have any...

Thanks for your input.

Do you have any pictures of your 120 gal tank?

I was looking at your 75 gallon and it is beautiful. I am almost thinking of going back to T5s but the fixtures are ugly...
Forum: Lighting   03-29-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the reply. I am somewhat...

Thank you for the reply.

I am somewhat nervous about the coverage of the xr15. At 300 bucks a pop buying 3 would really make my wife kill me.

From what I've seen, the kessil and the halo...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-29-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,213
Posted By Qwedfg
Excellent. After looking at the recent pictures...

Excellent. After looking at the recent pictures of your tank its clear they are very happy with the halos. The only thing I'm confused about is the deluxe vs the regular? Which did you get.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-29-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,213
Posted By Qwedfg
Very nice tank. How are you liking those lights?...

Very nice tank. How are you liking those lights? Do you think two would cover a 48" tank?
Forum: Lighting   03-29-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the reply. If we are using...

Thank you for the reply.

If we are using your example then we know one of the lights will be better since Eheim destroys the other types of canister filters ;) .

The two things I'd like...
Forum: Lighting   03-29-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,184
Posted By Qwedfg
Kessil Tuna Sun vs Ecotech xr15fw

I am going to be setting up a 48" long tank once I fix it. Would it be better to go with 2 x Tuna Sun or 2 x xr15fw. I've seen the xr15 over a reef and it had a very severe disco effect (probably...
Forum: Equipment   03-28-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Qwedfg
Not to hijack but will that work with an aquatek...

Not to hijack but will that work with an aquatek regulator? I was thinking of buying the aquarium plants carbon doser but this would be a cheaper fix.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-26-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks again. I am probably going to add it...

Thanks again.

I am probably going to add it slowly considering the hole is very small I don't think it will effect the parameters very much. I'll probably give it a week just to let everything...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-26-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Qwedfg
Hi thank you for the response. Strangely the...

Hi thank you for the response.

Strangely the RCS are the ones dying not the CRS. The flesh was pretty milky but I am no expert. I've had Cherry shrimp once before and never had any problems they...
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