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Forum: Lighting 03-01-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By mizzoutank
I have a glass top. If you are using the...

I have a glass top.

If you are using the light for viewing purposes only, then the glass top is okay. not preferred.

if you have plants, i wouldn't recommend the glass top.

there is a much...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By mizzoutank
What is the depth of the tank? (front to back)

What is the depth of the tank? (front to back)
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
keep in mind that i'm not trying to grow anything...

keep in mind that i'm not trying to grow anything high demanding.

i use flourish tabs and this light and that is it. very low maint.

but the growth i have seen in this short period has been on...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
depending the bulb/fixture/duration of light per...

depending the bulb/fixture/duration of light per day, the general rule of thumb seems to be 1year - 18months is when you need to replace the bulbs.

some people wait until random algae starts to...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
I agree, they are awesome for the width! but...

I agree, they are awesome for the width!
but the finnex are built with a 120deg optical angle, so it provides sufficient spread for our 18inch depth.
I was about to get a new t5ho fixture because...
Forum: Lighting 02-07-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
Thanks, i'll get some angle shots/side to side to...

Thanks, i'll get some angle shots/side to side to show the spread a bit better.

i wish i could show the blue (moonlights), but camera's don't pick up on the true color/display.
Forum: Lighting 02-07-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
understand that one, 110bucks isn't something to...

understand that one, 110bucks isn't something to risk!

but you are in luck. i checked my phone and had a picture of the current tank.

i can snap other angles if you'd like. but this is front on.
Forum: Lighting 02-07-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
I have it running on my other tank that is up and...

I have it running on my other tank that is up and running with water. and can take pictures and post here tonight.

the pictures on that other thread are on the next 40b i'm setting up.

but par...
Forum: Lighting 02-07-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By mizzoutank
For anyone curious about the finnex fugeray on...

For anyone curious about the finnex fugeray on the 40b

check out the little thread I created w/ pictures.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=228538

if you all want/need more...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-30-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By mizzoutank
Thanks for the feedback. I do appreciate and...

Thanks for the feedback.

I do appreciate and agree that is a lot at first, but in person it doesn't look too "overwhelming"

But im open for re design, that is the entire reason for this thread...
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By mizzoutank
Not a problem they fit so well, you don't...

Not a problem

they fit so well, you don't really need to screw them on. there is maybe 1/8inch gap once it is resting on the tank.

I can snap pictures if you'd like
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By mizzoutank
No water in this 40b (shown with pictures) I...

No water in this 40b (shown with pictures)
I can fill it up, but the tank is on the floor and a pain to drain.

I have it on my other 40b that is up and running, so I can post pictures later. (be...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-29-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By mizzoutank
Haha. That is true and a good point. The rock...

Haha. That is true and a good point.
The rock placement will be fine tuned when there is water in the tank.

for now-I honestly just "sprinkled" them around the driftwood to see what river rock...
Forum: Lighting 01-28-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By mizzoutank
Talking 40 Breeder w/ Finnex-finally some judgement

Finally caved in and ordered the 36inch Finnex Fugeray.

Not sure if this is the appropriate place for a review/pics-but ive seen numerous posts on the concern w/ the 40b's depth, as well as other...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-28-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By mizzoutank
Update-finnex just arrived

Lights just came in-here are the pictures.

Finally getting the answer for people wondering about finnex and their spread/look.

I love the sleek look-really add a nice flare to the tank.
night...
Forum: Plants 01-26-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By mizzoutank
Thanks for the info. I'll have to check out...

Thanks for the info.
I'll have to check out this varieties but I'll be purchasing them online. it may be a while before that happens, the fish come first
Forum: Aquascaping 01-26-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By mizzoutank
Thanks for the feedback. The finnex should have...

Thanks for the feedback. The finnex should have come in today but im having usps hold it (of they remember) while I'm out of town. So Monday ill pick it up and post some pics with it on. But I cant...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-25-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By mizzoutank
Lightbulb tearing down 40b-here's the new set up-help!

tired of my un natural 40b, so i'm tearing it down and redoing it.

this is the spare 40b i picked up and am trying to aquascape for the natural river bottom look.
thinking to add some vals and...
Forum: Plants 01-25-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By mizzoutank
Question plant ideas for 40b river bottom look

currently have a running 40b up, but tearing it down and re doing it.

here's my spare tank and the layout
finnex fugeray gets in tomorrow :thumbsup::thumbsup:

i'd like a easy set up. put in...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
That is a good experiment to run. I'll dry...

That is a good experiment to run.

I'll dry the increasing in Excel and see what happens. If they seem to respond well, then i'll crunch some numbers on dosing excel vs a pressurized set up to...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
im dosing one cap every day.

im dosing one cap every day.
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
trates are right around 5ppm. (i just tested w/...

trates are right around 5ppm. (i just tested w/ the api mtk)


and you are correct w/ the balance issue. i've been trying to figure out what to do to correct that. but spending 150bucks on co2 to...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
I'm doing both flourish tabs and flourish...

I'm doing both flourish tabs and flourish comprehensive for the fert part.
flourish comprehensive, i dose 2x a week. and looking into the EI method on some calculator i found through this forum said...
Forum: Lighting 11-26-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
valid points! the pics are attached. I did...

valid points!

the pics are attached. I did various ones: overall look of the tank, light height above tank, how they are situated, and close up's of some plants and of course the fun algae
info:...
Forum: Lighting 11-25-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By mizzoutank
so i feel like the finnex led's are the best...

so i feel like the finnex led's are the best route to go.

however, i cannot decide if I need one or two of them.

I really enjoy the moonlight option of the fugeray, but the ray2 provides a...
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