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Forum: Lighting   01-08-2016, 01:33 AM
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Posted By rainbowfishes
You pay for a 125 watt bulb that's what 12 inches...

You pay for a 125 watt bulb that's what 12 inches long and can cover maybe 20" of linear tank and probably 12" front to back. To do a 4 foot 12" wide tank you need what at least 2 and most likely 3...
Forum: Lighting   01-07-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By rainbowfishes
The item you suggested certainly isn't going to...

The item you suggested certainly isn't going to fit into the black box that was on the FugeRay. (says 199 mm x 98 mm x 38 mm) and box is 107 x 55 x 32. It also doesn't look like it's set up to use...
Forum: Lighting   01-07-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By rainbowfishes
I wasn't talking about the spiral CFL, the...

I wasn't talking about the spiral CFL, the dipsh*t lights, I was referring to the real deal the T-5 size lamps bent in two. Incandescent lights what are those??? :-) The old guys in the 60's used to...
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,416
Posted By rainbowfishes
And the PRICE???? I would say you are penny wise...

And the PRICE???? I would say you are penny wise and pound foolish when compared to LED's. I finally did the math and quickly bought some BML's which just arrived. On my 210 I had 7x 55 watt PC's...
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By rainbowfishes
Dc15v

Dc15v
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By rainbowfishes
FugeRay LED power supply

I just had the power supply blow on one of my 36" Ray I, 18 watt. I know it's less than 2 years. Are other people finding the same thing with these? Where are you sourcing a new power supply from?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-19-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By rainbowfishes
Keeping Cover Glass Clean - RainX

After 15 years I'm replacing the cover glass on my 210. It should have been replaced at least 5 years ago. It's not just Ca/Mg deposits so save your favorite treatment for a post with those...
Forum: Substrate   02-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By rainbowfishes
Fluval Stratum Vs Plant & shrimp stratum

I wanted to buy some Fluval Stratum but it looks like Fluval is now only selling "Plant & Shrimp Stratum" vs just Stratum. Has anyone seen the color of this newer material? It's really hard to tell...
Forum: Lighting   05-27-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By rainbowfishes
Yeah after I posted my second reply I thought...

Yeah after I posted my second reply I thought about that and unplugged one of my 3' FugeRay "I's" and waited until it got good and cold, 2 hours. I turned on both the actinic and the white lights,...
Forum: Lighting   05-27-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By rainbowfishes
when you made your wattage measurements for the...

when you made your wattage measurements for the FugeRay II 36 inch, did you let it run for like an hour so that it was real time wattage measurements? Stated wattage for Ray II 36 inch is 29. Your...
Forum: Lighting   05-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By rainbowfishes
FugeRay LED's Inaccurate wattage numbers

I purchased several (4 actually) 3 foot FugeRay "I" 7K LED fixtures from AquaVibrant and so far they've worked out well for my "40 breeder" 36x18x17 tanks. They make a very decent "medium...
Forum: Equipment   02-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By rainbowfishes
Looking for CO2 diffuser

I am trying to find a decent CO2 diffuser, most likely a ceramic type, in tank model. Eventually I will have about 20 tanks on a low level of CO2, med light. Many tanks are 3'x18"x17" with 18-24...
Forum: Lighting   05-30-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By rainbowfishes
FugeRay UltraSlims Working with Glass Top?

I'm setting up a KISS 29 gallon tank (30" l x 19" high) for a good friend and am thinking about getting a Fugeray 30" Ultra slim for this tank. It's going to have rainbowfish in it though so we will...
Forum: Lighting   05-30-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,350
Posted By rainbowfishes
You may have forgotten or just don't know that...

You may have forgotten or just don't know that A&H also has retro-fit LED's for sale. 15 watt, 20 watt and 28 watt, 6400 K. Snap right into existing PC set-up, just remove the ballast. Kim is...
Forum: Photography   05-22-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By rainbowfishes
Tetra73 is absolutely right, human eyes do have a...

Tetra73 is absolutely right, human eyes do have a much greater dynamic range, and DSLR's still have a long ways to go on that front. As someone who has made a lot of $ selling fish pictures over the...
Forum: Photography   05-05-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By rainbowfishes
I really like the Canon Rebel series of DSLR's,...

I really like the Canon Rebel series of DSLR's, I'm on my third one with my T2i. I like them because they are much lighter weight than some of the heftier Canons. If you're waiting a long time for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-28-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By rainbowfishes
The Convention Registration is now open. ...

The Convention Registration is now open.
http://www.aquatic-gardeners.org/convention.html

It's in the Midwest this year, St. Louis, MO. They are bringing in a lot of top notch speakers and I'm...
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