The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.15 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: smoq
Forum: Tank Journals 12-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
After two days of the tank running and not being...

After two days of the tank running and not being able to get the desired co2 level, I've decided to tweak my plumbing. I've tossed the durso pipe and completely redone the intake and return pipes for...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-03-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Thanks everyone. I wanted to keep the tank as a...

Thanks everyone. I wanted to keep the tank as a quasi-nature setup, but I know I have a bad case of plant collectoris so that will probably not happen. That being said, I'd like to keep the right...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-03-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
It's on. ...

It's on.

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa194/smoq_asylum/100g%20planted%20tank/12-02-14/2014-11-29172406.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By smoq
Great tank. The Nannostomus beckfori look...

Great tank. The Nannostomus beckfori look amazing. Did you get them locally?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Update: I played with my dimming channels and...

Update: I played with my dimming channels and came up with this:

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa194/smoq_asylum/100g%20planted%20tank/11-26-14/2014-11-26202029.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Hmm, I didn't think about that:) I made a...

Hmm, I didn't think about that:) I made a spraybar to evenly distribute flow, but I can change it to a twin locline nozzles anytime as I didn't glue the overflow plumbing.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Yeah man, it's been a long time. I'm glad you are...

Yeah man, it's been a long time. I'm glad you are still here. I've got a little romance with saltwater, but I'm back for good. How have you been?
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Thanks everyone for feedback. That is...

Thanks everyone for feedback.



That is one of my scenarios. I was planning to leave a couple of horizontal branches poke out of substrate, as if the "tree" got uprooted



You are...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-25-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Thanks for your input. I followed your...

Thanks for your input. I followed your suggestions, moved the main tree closer to center and added two pieces on the left. I will make a slope on the left so only the curved part of the branch will...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-23-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
I've put together some twigs and would like to...

I've put together some twigs and would like to know your opinion. I have three versions of the scape:

Version #1
...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-19-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Ok, I just finished plumbing the tank. It's funny...

Ok, I just finished plumbing the tank. It's funny how much simplified it is compared to a reef tank. No reactors, manifolds and all that stuff, just simple return and one T for a co2 reactor. I've...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-17-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Thanks! The sump will be headache free when it...

Thanks! The sump will be headache free when it comes to maintenance. And Co2 is well, cheap:) Anyway, we'll see how well it works in the long run. Meanwhile, I almost finished plumbing the tank, pics...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By smoq
Smoq rimless 90g planted tank journal

Hey everybody

Here I am writing a journal of yet another planted fish tank. A brand new one that is in a build phase at the moment. I've “switched sides” more than 4 years ago and ventured into...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-07-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By smoq
If you have a hot glue gun, try that instead of...

If you have a hot glue gun, try that instead of cyanoacrylate. Some 3.5mm sockets can be accesed from the back so you could push the jack out. But that would mean taking laptop apart...
Forum: Lighting 04-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
I followed your advice and included 4 cyan LEDs...

I followed your advice and included 4 cyan LEDs to the build. I'm gonna make a write up once I finish, here's shot from yesterday soldering session:
...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By smoq
Again a lot useful info, thanks. More questions:...

Again a lot useful info, thanks. More questions: since I am planning to have a small corner overflow that my friend is always putting on tank he makes, I can only put a durso pipe in there and not...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By smoq
A lot of good info here, thank you very much. I...

A lot of good info here, thank you very much. I am planning to get a jebao dc pump (a lot of my reefer friends are very happy with them) and use it as a return pump. I think I like Tom Barr's reactor...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By smoq
Question for sump+Co2 tank owners

I know this question was asked several times already but I couldn't find a clear answer to my question. I am back from saltwater and after some thinking I decided to have nee tank built with an...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
Thanks. I forgot to mention each heatsink is...

Thanks. I forgot to mention each heatsink is 6"x20" so the light will be 12x40". Each heatsink has 32 pre-drilled and tapped holes for mounting leds so the black dots that you see in a pic are unused...
Forum: Lighting 04-01-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
Drawing phase complete. Here's my prototype for...

Drawing phase complete. Here's my prototype for you to comment:

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa194/smoq_asylum/100g%20planted%20tank/LED%20Light%20build/newledlight.jpg...
Forum: DIY 03-31-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By smoq
That's the iron I am using...

That's the iron I am using http://m.homedepot.com/p/Weller-18-Watt-Soldering-Iron-WPS18MP/202077464/
Forum: DIY 03-31-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By smoq
I use the dc powered soldering iron from home...

I use the dc powered soldering iron from home depot and it works very well for me. What I do is melt some solder on the star first, then tin the wire and do just a quick touch on the star to solder...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
Interesting, thanks for the info. My light will...

Interesting, thanks for the info. My light will consist of 4 heatsinks from RapidLED like this http://www.rapidled.com/drilled-tapped-6-x-20-black-anodized-aluminum-heat-sink/ Each has a space for...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
I have 6 drivers each capable of driving a max of...

I have 6 drivers each capable of driving a max of 13 leds. The big thing is that I have around 40 XP-G cool whites laying around and would have to buy additional neutral whites and warm whites. I...
Forum: Lighting 03-31-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By smoq
I can throw them into a red channel but would...

I can throw them into a red channel but would like to keep whites separate. You think cyan is a good idea for a planted tank? And yes, the Phillips leds are 3W capable of being driven at 1A max
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012