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Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-23-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By The Baron
What about the Zoomed ocean sun or the flora sun...

What about the Zoomed ocean sun or the flora sun bulb? Would either of these be brighter and show off less yellows and more natural colors?


Dan
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-23-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,646
Posted By The Baron
Now im totally confused. BillD says 5000K shows...

Now im totally confused. BillD says 5000K shows better color but mine is yellowish. Others say use 10000K..Others say 6500K will show more light.

Maybe I should just put the tank on the balcony...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-23-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,646
Posted By The Baron
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-23-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,646
Posted By The Baron
I; trying to bring out the blues more in my rams...

I; trying to bring out the blues more in my rams and this bulb is not
helping.
I do have low light plants btw so I dont want actinic...
WOuld 10000K bulbs enhance the blues and still allow plant...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-23-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,646
Posted By The Baron
will a 6500k bulb seem brighter than 5000k?

AS title says, I have an 18" 15 watt marinleand natural daylight which I belive is rated at 5000K and has a definate yellowish tint to it.

Will a bulb rated at 6500k or higher "appear" brighter to...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-10-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By The Baron
mfdrookie516, this is a show tank in the living...

mfdrookie516, this is a show tank in the living room and all the shop lights
I seen are ugly and it has to sit on top of the canopy. My tank and canopy are oak trim.

I agree shop lights will do,...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-10-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By The Baron
bump again

bump again
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-09-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By The Baron
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-08-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By The Baron
Lighting question needs answer asap please

Hi all.

I have a standard 55 gallon with dual 24" canopys which holds 18" bulbs.

Obviously there are dark spots front to back and side to side.

Will the Coralife Freshwater Aqualight T5...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-29-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By The Baron
But with 36 watts, thats only about .75 wpg. ...

But with 36 watts, thats only about .75 wpg.

Thats not going to grow amazon swords or vals very well if all???
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-29-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By The Baron
No problem..Appreciate all responses.

No problem..Appreciate all responses.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-29-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By The Baron
I am in Canada, so it wouldnt be cost effective...

I am in Canada, so it wouldnt be cost effective for me. I can get the Coralife Aqualight T5 for about $75.

I;m more concerned about keeping the tea color water and gorwing plants without blinding...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-29-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By The Baron
Thanks Aquarium1, but I will probably get the...

Thanks Aquarium1, but I will probably get the coralife.. Money is tight.

Dan
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-29-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By The Baron
How to light a 55 gallon blackwater tank and still grow plants?

Hello all.

I have a question regarding lighting up a standard 55 gallon tea color amamzon themed tank and still have enough light to grow plants and enhance the color of the fish?

The stocking...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-26-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By The Baron
Thank you all. t5no is the way to go for...

Thank you all.

t5no is the way to go for me.

Less expensive the ho

Dan
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-26-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By The Baron
Standard 55 gallon 48x12.5x20

Standard 55 gallon 48x12.5x20
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-26-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By The Baron
Hi jsoong, yes it is a freshwater planted tank.

Hi jsoong, yes it is a freshwater planted tank.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-24-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By The Baron
One more lighting question needs answer please

If I had a total of 56 watts of regular t5 lighting, how much would that amount equal in t8.

RIght now I have a total of 36 watts of t8, if I went to the 56 watts of t5, what would be the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-23-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By The Baron
The reason I;m asking is that a hot5 system is...

The reason I;m asking is that a hot5 system is twice the price of a regular t5.

If I need two bulbs and a regular t5 double will do the trick, I would probably go tht route instead of a double...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-23-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By The Baron
SO BigJim are you saying for the plants I want to...

SO BigJim are you saying for the plants I want to grow, a single T5ho is sufficient.

I would find it a waste of money buying a hot5 and using only 1 bulb.

WOuld not a double fixture regular...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 06-22-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By The Baron
Lighting advise needed please

Hello all.

Have a standard 55 gallon about 20" deep with cheapo hood/canopy. Want to try to grow plants such as amazon swords, cabomba, jungle vals, and wisteria.

The canopy holds 2 18"...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-09-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By The Baron
Keeping Sphagnum Peat in a cannister filter

Is there any issues with keeping peat in a cannister? How often would you have to change it?

If kept in the trays, what level would be best. It would be a Rena XP3.

Want to lower the ph for...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-06-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By The Baron
OK Thank you all!

OK Thank you all!
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-06-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By The Baron
Need fast answer about bio media

Will be placing an order tonight and need to know if Seachem Matrix Bio and Rena;s Bio Chem-Stars do the same thing and can I combine the two or just choose one or the other?


Thanks,

Dan
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-05-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By The Baron
Thanks mfdrookie516. I have been looking at...

Thanks mfdrookie516.

I have been looking at the Fluvals as well.

Any other opinions?

Dan
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