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Forum: Lighting   02-06-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By aspensandoaks
Pendant Lighting a 75 Gal

Greetings all,

I am looking to do a (hopefully) very nice 75 gallon setup.

I have made a DIY LED fixture in the past, unfortunately I have forgotten more than I remember on it.

I really like...
Forum: Lighting   02-06-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By aspensandoaks
Just for another data point, i've got a 16"...

Just for another data point,

i've got a 16" original finnex fugeray (whites and blues only) on my fluval spec V that grows HC, hydropiper, and alternanthera mini just fine
Forum: Plants   02-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By aspensandoaks
looks like dwarf sag aka Sagittaria subulata: ...

looks like dwarf sag aka Sagittaria subulata:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/myPlants.php?do=view&p=113
Forum: Tank Journals   01-01-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
I do have a regulator on my setup, What I found...

I do have a regulator on my setup, What I found off ebay, I believe, is a regulator for paintball. I am no paintball expert but I believe they use them to maintain constant pressure when firing?
...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-01-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
123113-Update

Here is a current shot, after first trimming.

FTS:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=45753&title=aspensandoaks123113-ftsc.jpg


Berried RCS:...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-29-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
thank you! I have not made any changes to...

thank you!

I have not made any changes to the spec, changed the flow rate a few times but the pump comes with a sliding control on the side.

I am using a 16 inch finnex fugeray on this tank,...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-16-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,540
Posted By aspensandoaks
late response, but use the tags [url ] youtube...

late response, but use the tags [url ] youtube link [/url ] to post videos (without the space after url)

also OP hope the tanks going well!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-02-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
the hydropiper did really well for me, it only...

the hydropiper did really well for me, it only put in one snipping and it had quadrupled in ~6 weeks, I took it out because it wasn't planned and I just wanted to see how it would do in a different...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-27-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 132,215
Posted By aspensandoaks
Aspensandoaks - Fluval Spec V 'iwagumi'

First day filled:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=42817&title=aspensandoaks_112313-1c.jpg

Second day pearling:...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-27-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
thanks for your input on the kubotai, i think...

thanks for your input on the kubotai, i think they are exactly what I am looking for. the goal is to have a fish that dds some movement to the tank without taking away from the hardscape.

I think...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-24-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
Day 2 filled - pearling: ...

Day 2 filled - pearling:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=42841&title=aspensandoaks_112313-5c.jpg

Day 1 fill:...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-16-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,540
Posted By aspensandoaks
heres an overview of the tank: ...

heres an overview of the tank:
http://www.thegreenmachineonline.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/content-image-page-view/images/content/20120201-DSC_2393.jpg


to maintain the slope, he pours...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-15-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,540
Posted By aspensandoaks
check out James Findley's 'Tributary' ...

check out James Findley's 'Tributary'


'Tributary' Aquascape by James Findley - The Making Of - YouTube

The 4month results at about 16:40 are amazing

it also shows setup from start to...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-11-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
pictures added, coming to the end of dry start...

pictures added, coming to the end of dry start method
Forum: Tank Journals   11-10-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By aspensandoaks
Aspensandoaks - Fluval Spec V

Hello!

I have been planning on starting a journal a few tanks ago, and have recently started my first "Iwagumi" type tank.


Flora:
Hemianthus callitrichoides - Dwarf Baby Tears
Hydrocotyle...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-07-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By aspensandoaks
Fissidens Fontanus grows much slower, and much...

Fissidens Fontanus grows much slower, and much more manageable than java moss, i also havent seen it grow as long
Forum: Aquascaping   10-04-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,635
Posted By aspensandoaks
Does not look exactly like the seiryu stones I...

Does not look exactly like the seiryu stones I have which have more white in them

They are some nice looking rocks whatever they are though, and rocks are rocks (if they're inert) why not go for...
Forum: Lighting   09-05-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 96,523
Posted By aspensandoaks
bump, checking my sig :x

bump, checking my sig :x
Forum: Lighting   09-04-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 96,523
Posted By aspensandoaks
Here is a not so good shot of my 20H gal with my...

Here is a not so good shot of my 20H gal with my awesome finnex ray II


http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h64/aspensandoaks/fish/TPT/20galtank120312.jpg


Also currently have a dry start going...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-12-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,545
Posted By aspensandoaks
I found this link interesting ...

I found this link interesting

http://www.tuncalik.com/2009/09/biotope-in-my-study/


Biodiversity can work, but with the addition of predators you run the risk of them eating some of the...
Forum: Algae   07-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By aspensandoaks
Very Large Algal Bloom (News Story)

If you're having algae troubles, know that it could always be worse :hihi: :



http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/slideshow/china-beach-swamped-algae-turns-sea-green-19584557
Forum: Lighting   06-28-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By aspensandoaks
yes i agree with jeffkrol, that fans are...

yes i agree with jeffkrol, that fans are overrated at least for medium light, planted tanks (reef is another story)

the finned heatsinks are so efficient that if they're not boxed in by anything,...
Forum: Lighting   06-28-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By aspensandoaks
In my opinion you are fine, and 1A you will be...

In my opinion you are fine, and 1A you will be fine as well, I would even go and say you could probably run up to 1.3A just fine if the LEDs are rated for that

I use the same heat sink and I have:...
Forum: Lighting   06-26-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By aspensandoaks
here is the logic for the fadein/fadeout: ...

here is the logic for the fadein/fadeout:


you could easily add another OR statement to the fade in and fade out to add in the second fade in and out, but they would go to ledMax

so you'll...
Forum: Lighting   06-26-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By aspensandoaks
even easier would be to dedicate a channel for...

even easier would be to dedicate a channel for moonlights :D
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