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Forum: Plants   03-27-2017, 01:42 AM
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Posted By Qwedfg
The tank is 11.5 inches deep. I use an RMS mount...

The tank is 11.5 inches deep. I use an RMS mount for the light so I believe its 9 inches above the water line. I am fairly certain this model Radion has the 120 degree optics on it. I increased my...
Forum: Plants   03-27-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks for the reply. I have an 11 gallon...

Thanks for the reply. I have an 11 gallon cadlights tank and the radion is the only light. I have it set at 25 percent right now so at peak intensity it is running at 11 watts. Is this too low?
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Forum: Plants   03-26-2017, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Qwedfg
I just tested my nitrate today after not dosing...

I just tested my nitrate today after not dosing since Wednesday. It was still at about 20. Its obvious my plants are not growing very much since nitrate usage is so low. I am doing a water change...
Forum: Plants   03-25-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the replies again this has been...

Thank you for the replies again this has been very helpful.

I have been dosing regular Thrive 3 times a week and doing a 50 percent water change on Sunday. Last week I started adding more Iron...
Forum: Plants   03-24-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the responses. 1) Not all my...

Thank you for the responses.

1) Not all my plants are reacting in the same way but the more finicky ones are having problems
- R. WALLICHII - I just picked this plant up a little more than a...
Forum: Plants   03-24-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Qwedfg
Plants are stunted and pale new growth

My stem plants have been coming in stunted and the new growth has been pale. I added a new light (xr15fw) and it seemed to exacerbate this problem. Right now I have it set at 25 percent intensity....
Forum: Lighting   03-15-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By Qwedfg
Check out nano box leds. I believe this guy...

Check out nano box leds. I believe this guy makes a freshwater version. He could probably rig you up something that had LEDs and T5 together if you wanted.

Otherwise I would wait for the new...
Forum: Lighting   03-10-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Qwedfg
Radion xr15fw

I have a xr15 over a 11 gallon high tech tank. The setting is at 40 percent intensity but when I look at the graph on Ecosmart live it says at the peak of the day its only at 28 percent power. ...
Forum: Plants   03-06-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks for the replies. I dose thrive 3x per...

Thanks for the replies. I dose thrive 3x per week which is an all in one fertilizer made by a guy on these forums. I also have co2 which I believe is pretty dialed in.

Since you mentioned the...
Forum: Plants   03-06-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Qwedfg
R rotundifolia question

How do people get this plant to grow straight? My rotundifolia bends over and grows sideways before it reaches half way to the surface of the tank. I read that this could be caused by high light...
Forum: Lighting   02-21-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,664
Posted By Qwedfg
Hmm those numbers don't look promising. I had...

Hmm those numbers don't look promising. I had heard some people on reef central were bleaching corals with them after replacing their a160 units but it seems like may that have been exaggerated. ...
Forum: Lighting   02-21-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,664
Posted By Qwedfg
Really interested to see some actual pictures of...

Really interested to see some actual pictures of these things in action. I am curious if it will be able to grow a carpet in a tank that is 18 inches deep.
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Qwedfg
Alot of the older leaves had holes in them but I...

Alot of the older leaves had holes in them but I always assumed it was from lack of nitrogen. I have brighty k should i start dosing this?
Forum: Plants   02-11-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Qwedfg
Thanks for the response. I will take pics...

Thanks for the response.

I will take pics from the front tomorrow when I get home from work. In my opinion the tanks look paler from the front than the top.

I dose 1 pump of Thrive 3 times a...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the response. Thats what I...

Thank you for the response.

Thats what I figured. I don't think I'm going to be able to go with a shop light due to the appearance factor. I'm trying to convince my wife to let me put it...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Qwedfg
36" t5 on 48" tank

I am setting up a 48x18x18 tank and have been thinking about lighting. I have thought about buying two Kessils or two xr15 but am having second thoughts.

I have a 6 bulb 36 inch ati t5 over my...
Forum: Plants   02-07-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Qwedfg
Ok everyone sorry for the delay in response. ...

Ok everyone sorry for the delay in response. Here is a picture of my plants. Why are they looking so yellow? You can also see the diatoms growing on the back glass. I haven't been cleaning it...
Forum: Plants   01-28-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the reply, I am about to go...

Thank you for the reply,

I am about to go out but I will take a picture of the tank tomorrow for reference.

I dose 1 pump of the Thrive M, W, F as the directions suggest. It seems niloc has...
Forum: Plants   01-28-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Qwedfg
Brown dust algae/Yellow Plants

I have an 11 gallon Cadlights tank that has been running for about 6-8 months. The tank is high tech with an e-series light and high CO2 (light green checker). I use Nilco's thrive all in one...
Forum: Lighting   09-06-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Qwedfg
The halo looks a little flat compared to the...

The halo looks a little flat compared to the Kessil in my opinion. Hard to tell from the picture though.
Forum: Equipment   04-08-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Qwedfg
I have an older aquatek regulator that does the...

I have an older aquatek regulator that does the same thing. Constantly have to adjust the bubble count. I am having one made by Alan and once it gets here I'm throwing the old one out. I would...
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Qwedfg
Thank you for the information. This tank...

Thank you for the information.

This tank will be in my office very close to my desk so I can't have it clicking away all day. Looks like I'll have to go a different route.
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Qwedfg
Carbon Doser vs Dual Stage

Looking to upgrade my aquatek regulator I've had for 4 years because the solenoid is sticking. Thinking about getting the Carbon Doser but I'm not sure if there's something better for equivalent...
Forum: Lighting   03-31-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Qwedfg
I have an E-series over my 11 gallon tank and I...

I have an E-series over my 11 gallon tank and I like it for the price I got it. Its a little yellow for my tastes but for what it is I would recommend it.

Downside is that because its a strip...
Forum: Lighting   03-31-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,510
Posted By Qwedfg
Wow thanks for the first hand accounts guys. ...

Wow thanks for the first hand accounts guys. Both of your tanks are looking great. My tank will be a high tech dutch styled aquascape so high light is going to be important. I really love the way...
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