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Forum: Lighting 05-21-2012, 11:34 PM
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Posted By felixn
I think what you are experiencing there is the...

I think what you are experiencing there is the plants altering the ratio and amounts of the photosystems in the cells. They are not static by any stretch, nor is the ratio of the photosystems OR of...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By felixn
I would like to weigh in on this spectrum thing. ...

I would like to weigh in on this spectrum thing.

As a sort of background: My aquarist experience is limited to a few years. I do however hold degrees in in molecular biology and biochemistry.
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Forum: Lighting 05-21-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By felixn
Have a look at the pic of my 29 gal in the...

Have a look at the pic of my 29 gal in the introduction forum. (introducing the self).

There are a lot of species in there and I prune a good pound of plant matter a week. I will send you good...
Forum: Lighting 05-21-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
Thank you everyone for the great input! I...

Thank you everyone for the great input!

I did a bunch of research on the plasma lights, and my bottom line is that interestingly enough the products out there are simply not 100% mature yet....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By felixn
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
Glad to hear wingoleds estimate sounds right. He...

Glad to hear wingoleds estimate sounds right. He did give me the impression of a friendly guy passionate about what he does.


I know what you mean about RGB led use. That is essentially another...
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
Could you comment on the total component cost of...

Could you comment on the total component cost of the DIY build you did? To include things like the soldering iron, the hanging bracks and all the cables and accessories one ends up purchasing.

I...
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
It looks to me like the Chameleon solution would...

It looks to me like the Chameleon solution would also cost 1400, and deliver a luminous flux of 17000 lumen. I don't see a reason to do the comparison with the 2000 PAR @ 12 inches as the entire...
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
Thank you for replying. I had actually read...

Thank you for replying.

I had actually read your entire build thread JCGD. Very cool indeed. my guess was that with all components and supplies your total cost was around $800? Does that sound...
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,193
Posted By felixn
LED choice 180 Gallon tank

I could really use your expert guidance for the 180 gallon I am setting up. I will try to keep my initial post short.

Tank specs:
6'x2'x2' acrylic eurobraced with sump. See attached pic.

What...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By felixn
Introducing the self :)

Hi,

this is my first post. My experience with tanks to date is a 80L low tech tank and 2 29 gallon tanks with DIY CO2.


I am joining actively now because I would love your input for the 180...
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