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Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 08-15-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By acitydweller
Red/Yellows at dawn Red/Violet at dusk ;)

Red/Yellows at dawn

Red/Violet at dusk ;)
Forum: Lighting 08-11-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By acitydweller
The answer isnt much to do with the cost persay...

The answer isnt much to do with the cost persay but the appetite of tuning on behalf of the hobbyist. Off the shelf products produce results for mass markets while custom built fixtures offer exactly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By acitydweller
The Journals typically include these details but...

The Journals typically include these details but they vary wildly...
Forum: Algae 08-07-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By acitydweller
Could flagfish poop contain spores that...

Could flagfish poop contain spores that re-establish in the tank? circle of life!
Forum: Lighting 07-31-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By acitydweller
+1 on Bigl

+1 on Bigl
Forum: Lighting 07-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By acitydweller
I find that both to be strong LED fixtures. ...

I find that both to be strong LED fixtures.

Both the BML & Planted+ will be strong enough to produce hair algae and green spot on plants that reach the rim of the tank as the PAR will be extreme...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,528
Posted By acitydweller
What a dramatic difference. love the layout and...

What a dramatic difference. love the layout and choices made. well done.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By acitydweller
Happy 60th birthday Takashi Amano

Just wanted to share the birthday wishes to the godfather of soul, i mean aquascaping ;)

http://www.theaquaticplantsociety.org/happy-birthday-takashi-amano/

:bounce:
Forum: Plants 07-17-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By acitydweller
The bottoms will send out sideshoots . Just keep...

The bottoms will send out sideshoots . Just keep the phosphates and micro dosing to encourage healthy and steady growth. These are one of my favorite stems.
Forum: DIY 07-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By acitydweller
Port foam works great as stage dividers keeping...

Port foam works great as stage dividers keeping media separate while playing host for beneficial bacteria.
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By acitydweller
I have the 36" TrueLumen Pro Series LED Strip...

I have the 36" TrueLumen Pro Series LED Strip Light, 8000K Sun White and it will grow plants nicely. the challenge will be that it will be insanely bright if you mount it on the rim so you may want...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,247
Posted By acitydweller
LOL @ MeCasa ;)

LOL @ MeCasa ;)
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,247
Posted By acitydweller
We should probably put into perspective the...

We should probably put into perspective the amount of light spectrum is respective of what a fixture can provide. e.g. a LED fixture with (32) 6500k LEDs and (4) red LEDs will heavily skew the...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,247
Posted By acitydweller
Its not much of a $ savings as it is tailoring...

Its not much of a $ savings as it is tailoring the lamps to precisely what one wants to provide over their planted tank. Also most LED fixture manufacturers only offer particular lengths so...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By acitydweller
ok so its clicking. good. Is the knob on the...

ok so its clicking. good.

Is the knob on the center of the regulator is openned?

Can you also open the needle valve which is the knob at the base of the bubble counter?
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By acitydweller
Has the solenoid been checked to see if its...

Has the solenoid been checked to see if its working or not?
Is the needle valve open or closed?

It could be that the pressure is backed up on the output and the excess is blown out of the relief...
Forum: Lighting 07-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,247
Posted By acitydweller
There another aspect to LEDs that isnt being...

There another aspect to LEDs that isnt being addressed where intensity is immensely high at the water level but quickly dissipates inches below. While this is hardly noticeable in a 8-12" tall...
Forum: Lighting 07-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By acitydweller
Java ferns, anubais, cryptocoryne and even...

Java ferns, anubais, cryptocoryne and even bucephalandra live under a wide range of lighting and none of which require CO2 injection. There are plenty of species within each genus to choose from.

...
Forum: Plants 07-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By acitydweller
I have a few crypt species that I am documenting...

I have a few crypt species that I am documenting on the aquaticplatesociety website which sadly are uncommon but considered microcrypts. I have green Greco which stays low and a beautiful lime...
Forum: Lighting 07-04-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,155
Posted By acitydweller
based on your tank size (height), plants...

based on your tank size (height), plants mentioned and the bulbs, i'd say the lighting is more than sufficient. The issues i've had in any tank greater than 36" is getting sufficient flow to move...
Forum: Lighting 06-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,109
Posted By acitydweller
FIrstly, Many thanks to Brian for the lovely...

FIrstly, Many thanks to Brian for the lovely photos and special thanks to Aaron for the helpful review.

My the initial concerns based on the lamp design was in fact the lateral light spread. The...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By acitydweller
The fugeray or fugeray planted+ would be...

The fugeray or fugeray planted+ would be comparable.
Forum: Lighting 06-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By acitydweller
The photos used on the website are for comparison...

The photos used on the website are for comparison purposes since their lamps are highly customizable. I'd suggest picking their ready made combinations if you aren't sure what to do with led...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-21-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By acitydweller
Maybe its time to finally retire that Motorola...

Maybe its time to finally retire that Motorola startac... lol
Forum: Plants 06-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By acitydweller
There is a species that stays far smaller than...

There is a species that stays far smaller than the regular form. My AR reaches the top of the tank while the mini grows to about 4" from the substrate, just to give you an idea
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