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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-04-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By JDS1212
I had a reef tank for years.but the time and...

I had a reef tank for years.but the time and money it takes to keep it going took the luster out of it for me.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-03-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By JDS1212
I haven't got a clue how the power was getting...

I haven't got a clue how the power was getting back to the tank. All seems fine now. but I will still think twice when I stick my hand in the tank.:laugh2:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-02-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By JDS1212
I'm starting to think it was a bad power strip.I...

I'm starting to think it was a bad power strip.I replaced the old on and the pumps are no longer giving me a shock.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-31-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By JDS1212
Yes I'm using a GFCI. I tested the pumps...

Yes I'm using a GFCI. I tested the pumps separately and they both gave me a zap. the cfs 500 was not as noticeable as the sun sun that one rely gave me a jolt. funny I just cleaned out the sun sun....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-31-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By JDS1212
I did it the stupid way. I unplugged every thing...

I did it the stupid way. I unplugged every thing then started plugging thing back in one at a time to see if I get that tingly feeling in my hand when placing it in the water. I no that is a bad way...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-31-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By JDS1212
stray voltage

my fish where acting rely strange lately. I went to test the water and ouch. I unplugged everything to see ware the current was coming from and it was from both canister filters. one is a sunsun 404...
Forum: Lighting   05-29-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By JDS1212
yup.

yup.
Forum: Lighting   05-28-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By JDS1212
I got 3 50w leds just like them. they where junk....

I got 3 50w leds just like them. they where junk. there numbers seemed to be far fetched. they didn't look any brighter than my 30w ones.
Forum: Lighting   04-25-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By JDS1212
[Ebay Link Removed] [/URL] on ebay you can...

[Ebay Link Removed] [/URL]

on ebay you can get the quad 3w 36'' for 116.00 with free shipping. Ive got a lot of stuff from him without any problems.
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Forum: Lighting   04-25-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By JDS1212
I didn't think the .50w leds did a vary good job...

I didn't think the .50w leds did a vary good job in lighting my 30'' tank. I rely like 72'' quad 3w leds. I'm only running 3 rows right know along with 3 rows of red 5630 led strips. I tried the 35k...
Forum: Lighting   04-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By JDS1212
Part of the problem with VHO is it's a old ...

Part of the problem with VHO is it's a old technology that a lot of people have not used before. so its hard to give you a correct answer.
Forum: Lighting   04-24-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By JDS1212
instead of using the vho bulbs you could go with...

instead of using the vho bulbs you could go with 4 80w t5 running off your 660 ballast. that would be the way i would go. get your self some good reflectors and you could get a way with just 3 bulbs.
Forum: Lighting   04-04-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
Sorry for all the questions!! I was looking...

Sorry for all the questions!!

I was looking at my light and I realize I can run 3 rows of light instead of just 2 or all 4 rows at a time. so it will be simpler to add the led strips insded of...
Forum: Lighting   04-03-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
thanks for the help!!!

thanks for the help!!!
Forum: Lighting   04-02-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
I was under the assumption a 3w led is a 3w led....

I was under the assumption a 3w led is a 3w led. that's why I'm a builder and not a electrical engineer.:)
Forum: Lighting   04-02-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
probably a miner rework. just to add some...

probably a miner rework. just to add some different colors. I'm all ready looking at 336w I don't see the need to add more Watts of light to the mix.
Forum: Lighting   04-02-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
JEFF the light seems to be working just...

JEFF

the light seems to be working just fine. I would like to add some different colors to the light to get a better looking spectrum. I'm not a big fan of all 65k leds. I just don't no how many...
Forum: Lighting   03-19-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
well got the fixture in to day its not a bad...

well got the fixture in to day its not a bad fixture for 200 bucks. It was sold as a scratch and den't unit.I had to look hard for the couple of the scratches that where on it. The fans that are in...
Forum: Lighting   03-16-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
Thanks!!!

Thanks!!!
Forum: Lighting   03-16-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
Jeff I got the 72'' quad 3w led . it comes...

Jeff

I got the 72'' quad 3w led . it comes with 2 led drivers do I have to get two of those dimers? and dose the dimer go before the drier or after?
Forum: Lighting   03-13-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
thanks Jeff.

thanks Jeff.
Forum: Lighting   03-13-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By JDS1212
SnakeEyes Quad 36" 3W

I'm not messing around with light for my 30'' deep tank any more. Does any one no if you can use a dimmer on this fixture?
Forum: Lighting   03-06-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
  led?
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Posted By JDS1212
led?

I got some 50w led flood lights that seem to be very dim. can some one tell me if it's the driver or the led chip that is the problem or is it a combination of both? I was looking at maybe changing...
Forum: Lighting   03-02-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By JDS1212
that was disappointing. there is no way that...

that was disappointing.

there is no way that these lights are 50w floods. there no brighter than the 20w flood I have. Ive got to take them apart and see what type of driver is in them.
Forum: Lighting   03-01-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By JDS1212
I don't think that would be possible with these...

I don't think that would be possible with these lights.
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