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- Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:54 pm
- Forum: Wassup?
- Topic: Light dimmer and leopard tiger shrimp
- Replies: 4
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I have used the cheapy dial ones from amazon for led strip lights for a diy algae reactor. They work, but are extremely sensitive. If the dial rotated 1 rotation, the light changes were made it 10% of the band. The astra lights have the same thing built into their stock cable.
- Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:37 am
- Forum: Aquarium Plants
- Topic: Tokyuaquatic; Ophiopogon pusilus; Hemigraphis Colorata
- Replies: 2
- Views: 390
I have ordered from them a couple times for tissue cultures. Always had good luck and healthy specimens arrive. I will say that all of the shipping companies suck right now, so any order is at your own risk.
Thanks kris. I tried to simulate with water in the bucket. Depth is 2" shy of the actual, but the substratewill be raised a few inches. As for plants, I would like a lot of stems in the background, with erios, crypts and some others in the foreground. I drew up a makeshift paint roughly of what...
- Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:36 pm
- Forum: Equipment
- Topic: Ideal PAR for High Tech Tank
- Replies: 7
- Views: 823
I am trying to finish the design for my stand and am trying to figure out the ideal height to run my 4x t5 fixture at. I setup a ghetto system to figure out PAR. At 7.5" above the tank, I am getting 115 to 120 PAR.
84 is hotter than I would run for most tanks, barring discus or another specifically warm water tank. I would search on your livestock. Additionally, a lot of plants don't like going over 80 from what I have heard, but never run a tank that high. As for cooling it down, there are 3 primary methods. ...
- Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 am
- Forum: Announcements, comments & suggestions
- Topic: Forum Upgrade
- Replies: 18
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I have been using flickr to host photos here. Find the medium format works best (this may have improved with the new site, haven't tried yet. Get the bbcode, must be in desktop mode and click the share button. Only downside is it contains a ton of url crap in the code to trim.