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Forum: Build My LED   03-19-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By KenP
I too have had issues with prompt responses. I...

I too have had issues with prompt responses. I find if you phone them directly and especially if you use their email contact form they respond quickly.
Forum: Lighting   09-28-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By KenP
No answers to your questions too bad the flasks...

No answers to your questions too bad the flasks are soo expensive. I need at least one or two or maybe three...
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By KenP
They are moving to a new facility. This may be...

They are moving to a new facility. This may be delaying your order. Call Cara. Seems like they do not respond to posts here as fast as phone calls. When I want an answer I pick up the phone....
Forum: Build My LED   09-07-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
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, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By KenP
Look under 'Lighting'. The buildmyled club ...

Look under 'Lighting'. The buildmyled club

Ken
Forum: Ponds   08-01-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,057
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, 01:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,057
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   06-20-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
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   05-28-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
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, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
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, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
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, 07:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,014
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
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, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
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, 01:02 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 94,998
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, 08:46 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 94,998
Posted By KenP
Great news Rob! Which tank are they from?

Great news Rob! Which tank are they from?
Forum: Ponds   04-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,180
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, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
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, 01:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,964
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, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
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, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
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, 11:02 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 97,785
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, 10:34 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 97,785
Posted By KenP
Anxious to see your tanks with the new lights...

Anxious to see your tanks with the new lights wintu and rush3737
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