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Forum: Lighting 06-26-2007, 02:49 PM
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Posted By spinnerbayt
They will be just fine.

They will be just fine.
Forum: Lighting 05-18-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By spinnerbayt
If you just want to ODNO 1 24" lamp then use the...

If you just want to ODNO 1 24" lamp then use the same ballast (4f32-t8) and wire it just like you normaly would. NO = 1 red or blue wire. 2x = 2 red or blue wires. and so on. The ballast will run...
Forum: Lighting 05-17-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By spinnerbayt
The 4f32-t8 ballast will work just fine with T-12...

The 4f32-t8 ballast will work just fine with T-12 lamps. If you want to run 2 24" T12 bulbs wire the 2 yellow wires into the end of one and the 2 blue + 2 red into the end of the other then wire the...
Forum: Lighting 05-07-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By spinnerbayt
This ballast will work just fine and its not...

This ballast will work just fine and its not difficult to wire. just think of a normal tube bent in half and there you go.
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By spinnerbayt
I'm not, they are just too nice to gut them. ...

I'm not, they are just too nice to gut them. Could make another person very happy though. Might just sale them to help fund the metal halide's. My other tanks are doing fine with odno T8's.
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By spinnerbayt
I'm not going to gut my coralife fixtures for...

I'm not going to gut my coralife fixtures for parts, I'm just going to move them to some of my other tanks or sale them. I already have ballasts and bulbs for the T8's. I may even odno the T8's. ...
Forum: Lighting 01-24-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By spinnerbayt
upgrading 125 lighting

Ok, here is the deal. My tanks lighting has been part and pieced together form multipul pc fixtures and its getting to be a pain. I am thinking of upgrading to 2x175 MH retro fits form...
Forum: Substrate 12-20-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,993
Posted By spinnerbayt
I have had the "red" in my 125g for about a year...

I have had the "red" in my 125g for about a year now and couldn't be happier with the growth of my plants but I wanted the darker color so I had my local lesco have some of the charcoal shipped in. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-19-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By spinnerbayt
Just have your LFS order you a new trim. Mine...

Just have your LFS order you a new trim. Mine has done it for me several times when I have picked up older used tanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,325
Posted By spinnerbayt
Well, I have in interisting situation. Earlyer...

Well, I have in interisting situation. Earlyer this summer I started an addition to the house which would be 32' across the front and 24' on one side and 30' on the other and 2 storys high giving me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-07-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By spinnerbayt
I use a 9w on my 125g and it handles the job.

I use a 9w on my 125g and it handles the job.
Forum: Lighting 06-15-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,939
Posted By spinnerbayt
I have used 4" white PVC pipe cut in half length...

I have used 4" white PVC pipe cut in half length ways. Add some end caps and a DIY hood and your good to go. Just make sure to give good spacing so the bulbs are not too close and make sure they...
Forum: Lighting 05-17-2006, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By spinnerbayt
I would go with the 55. Lights are easy to get...

I would go with the 55. Lights are easy to get for a 48" tank and it would be more stable with dosing. If you go over 2 wpg I would invest in a pressurized co2 system. Like you say it will cost a...
Forum: Lighting 05-14-2006, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By spinnerbayt
Give this a try. ...

Give this a try.

http://www.thehobbypalace.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=356
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By spinnerbayt
Hmm? I can get one shipped for about $24 might...

Hmm? I can get one shipped for about $24 might be worth trying at that price. Wonder if it would be better then my Zoo Med 501? I would also be interested to know if anyone out there is using this...
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By spinnerbayt
I picked up 2 bags of SM for my 125g and I still...

I picked up 2 bags of SM for my 125g and I still have about a 1/3 of a bag left. I have about 3" - 4" in the back and about 1.5" - 2" in the front. SM goes along way. Its alot lighter then...
Forum: Lighting 05-11-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,285
Posted By spinnerbayt
I have been reading through this post and can't...

I have been reading through this post and can't help but wonder about the size of your tank. I know you say it is a 100g and you are using 48" shoplights with T12's but is this a 48" tank? 60"...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,199
Posted By spinnerbayt
West Virginia State University. Went 2 years...

West Virginia State University. Went 2 years majoring in CAD Design then dropped out because I already had a good job in CAD. Now I would like to go back to school but I have to wait for the wife...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By spinnerbayt
Yeah, I had to build a full canopy to keep...

Yeah, I had to build a full canopy to keep fingers out of the tank, and I still have to watch. Caught my 5 year old sticking his hand in form the back and trying to pull out a plant. My wife also...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2006, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By spinnerbayt
They came out of my 125. I replanted a good bit...

They came out of my 125. I replanted a good bit of them but I think I may put some up in the swap-n-shop. I have a 3 gallon bucket filled to the top with other plants I ripped out. I'm not sure...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By spinnerbayt
I haven't got to finish replanting the tank yet,...

I haven't got to finish replanting the tank yet, most are just in there floating around I hope to finish it tonight and I will past another pic.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By spinnerbayt
pic of my massive crypts

I thought I would throw this in here and see what you guys thought. I thought I would work on my tank layout some yesterday and I didn't realize how big my group of crypt spirals had gotten when I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,293
Posted By spinnerbayt
Well, no one else is posting pic's of their...

Well, no one else is posting pic's of their fishing adventures so I guess I will. This past Saturday was the 4th annual company bass tournamen at Sutton Lake West Virginia. Well I must say that WV...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 05-01-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 81,771
Posted By spinnerbayt
Should work just fine. Anything between 5000k...

Should work just fine. Anything between 5000k and 10000k will work. 5000k will be more yellow to the eye and the higher "K" you go the more white/blue it will look.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,123
Posted By spinnerbayt
When I was younger I was always told to "Open my...

When I was younger I was always told to "Open my eyes and not my mouth" when looking for something. Advice in his case. All he had to do is read Rex's guide and come and have a look on this...
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