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Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-14-2014, 11:02 PM
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Posted By caoder
DIY LEDs are: 8 x 3W Cool whites 4 x 3w Warm...

DIY LEDs are:
8 x 3W Cool whites
4 x 3w Warm Whites
2 x 3W Royal Blue running at half power.

Total cost was around ~$60 with most of the materials purchased from no ebay links allowed
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-14-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 695,767
Posted By caoder
6-7 months, with a move in between.

6-7 months, with a move in between.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 695,767
Posted By caoder
No Ferts, Dirted with sand. Medium DIY LED...

No Ferts, Dirted with sand. Medium DIY LED Lights.

Started like this :

http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad76/andrewjcao/output_1.jpg...
Forum: Fish 10-16-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By caoder
pimelodus albofasciatus? I have one, it looks...

pimelodus albofasciatus? I have one, it looks similiar.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By caoder
Re: ultimate low tech chi 5 gallonultimate low tech chi 5 gallon

Dry dirt,cap then very gently fill. Use a plate or a bag. With a little water you should plant. And with no root feeders your not getting much from the dirt.

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-02-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,031
Posted By caoder
Re: Unique Antique Aquarium

Congrats on starting looking forward to more updates.

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Forum: DIY 04-26-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By caoder
i assume the plumbers lead has noo flux right?...

i assume the plumbers lead has noo flux right? can't imagine flux to be good. (I usually only use solder for electronics)
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By caoder
no need for carbon. It's more gimick than...

no need for carbon. It's more gimick than anything else. I only ever use carbon if there's really ugly looking stuff in my water when i mess up some substrate or something. It keeps water clean but...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By caoder
What kind of light are you using? Seems like a...

What kind of light are you using? Seems like a bit much growth for so little time. Also how long are you running the lights for?
Forum: DIY 04-02-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caoder
Should the the sides go around the bottom piece,...

Should the the sides go around the bottom piece, or should they go on top?
Forum: DIY 04-02-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caoder
thanks for all of the info, I'll be looking for...

thanks for all of the info, I'll be looking for local plastic shop to cut my single piece to size. After that i have a few thinner pieces of acrylics to play with to try welding. This will be a long...
Forum: DIY 04-01-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caoder
well it was free and its in the shed, what else...

well it was free and its in the shed, what else am I gunna do with it :) I am also looking to get some experience in acrylic tanks.
Forum: DIY 04-01-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caoder
what kind of bracing would be appropriate. Given...

what kind of bracing would be appropriate. Given that this is a shallow tank with extra thick acrylic, Maybe two braces going between the 2 long sides?
Also, where would you source acrylic cement,...
Forum: DIY 04-01-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caoder
4 sheets of thick acrylic what to do?

Hi all,

I just got myself a few large pieces of acrylic. 4 sheets of ~64" x 14" x 1" acrylic shelves. I believe they are more than 1" thick, but for this purpose it should be fine.

What would...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-29-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By caoder
You might want to get DIY CO2 going too with that...

You might want to get DIY CO2 going too with that much light. I have a 30 standard which is 36*12*16 and I have 2 23W in clip lights and its perfect for low - medium light. with that much light your...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-25-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By caoder
Its frustrating when nothing succeeds, I can't...

Its frustrating when nothing succeeds, I can't even grow java fern. Everywhere its written that its the easiest and hardiest plant. I still can't and i don't know why but i'm growing all different...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-25-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By caoder
what fish do you have in the tank and what are...

what fish do you have in the tank and what are your water parameters? Also what is your stocking? Using one light on a 50g, is the light distribution even? Also what is your cleaning routine? Perhaps...
Forum: DIY 03-21-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By caoder
Re: Coffee Table/End Table Aquarium?

Also trying to hide equipment seems near impossible in my mind.

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-18-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By caoder
Re: My first Papua New Guinea Biotope 16g.

Yay first day in tank. Just watched my first spawn and saved the egg.

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-17-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By caoder
Re: My first Papua New Guinea Biotope 16g.

Here it is setup, waiting for things to grow in.

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Forum: Fish 03-17-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By caoder
Re: Furcata rainbowfish finally spawned

Research states 24 to 26 c pretty strictly since their habitual waters have very stable water temps.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By caoder
The mulm is great. Only thing that bothers me is...

The mulm is great. Only thing that bothers me is the infinite amounts of snail poop everywhere, Looks horrible on lighter substrate. But its good for the plants.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By caoder
yes. if small enough a betta will go after it....

yes. if small enough a betta will go after it. They are predatory fish, not herbivores. You might get lucky and get a lazy betta, where if there's places to hide for the fry he won't bother chasing,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By caoder
just make sure you get that timer or you will...

just make sure you get that timer or you will have some major cleanup to do when you get home :O as long as you have that, its a matter of patience and justting the plants recover and waiting for...
Forum: Plants 03-16-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By caoder
i google imaged it, looks about right. thanks for...

i google imaged it, looks about right. thanks for the heads up :D
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