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Old 10-14-2014, 06:28 AM   #1396
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6-7 months, with a move in between.
Please give more info on the diy LED lights.

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Old 10-14-2014, 11:02 PM   #1397
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Please give more info on the diy LED lights.

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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
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Old 10-16-2014, 02:40 AM   #1398
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10g pretty low tech have to clean it up.
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Old 10-18-2014, 07:18 PM   #1399
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this is an update on my 2g jar. It has a top soil/pool sand substrate, a fluval nano filter for circulation, and I recently started dosing very dilute mix of glut/macro/micro. Light is a 65w (equivalent) LED in a clamp lamp. I did have a lot of problems with algae and slow poor growth ... and kept killing my fish/frogs until I added the filter for circulation. That really made a huge difference. This has been left alone mostly to just grow...and it has! It's a jungle in there! I do have the Fluval for water circulation and I am dosing glut and a micro/macro fert mix 1-2 times a week. The glut and ferts are mixed in and very diluted in a spray bottle and I just give it 2-3 short sprays when I dose it. Frog is doing well, too. I do harvest a handful of frogbit and duckweed and also mint from the top about every two weeks.
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