Planted journey

Discussion in 'Planted Tanks' started by Innocent159, May 14, 2017.

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What fish should i put in the tank?

  1. Neon tetra

    29 vote(s)
    50.9%
  2. Shrimp

    23 vote(s)
    40.4%
  3. micro-Rosbara

    9 vote(s)
    15.8%
  4. pencil fish

    6 vote(s)
    10.5%
  5. glo-light tetra

    6 vote(s)
    10.5%
  6. bottom dwellers

    15 vote(s)
    26.3%
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  1. f-fish

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    I am still a bit LED lover ... problem we the consistency in these lights are very low, have even found from batch to batch it varies. If you can (and you should be able to on the 4ft tubes .. get clear not frosted - this adds ? 20% light to the water surface and is more directional.

    Compare the lm/watt and get your bets bang for your buck.

    Most tubes do not need a fixture - some even have both L and N on the same side so that makes for easy mounting.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Innocent159

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    The fixtures i bought is only one side. As well as the bulbs i post
     
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    Innocent159

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    A short (2 min) video of the planted journey new scape.
    New Light soon and then let it grow.



    For those whole like stil pics. Here's some snaps. Quite happy..

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    Those are some stunning pics, and the setup looks great.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Innocent159

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    Right now i need to get bulbs. Test fitted the fitting. Going to reuse the hanging kit and try to do diy reflectors

    Im looking for help on wiring both these lights to one plugIMG_20180911_225752.jpg

    Also looking for bulb recommendations
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    Test fitted the size. I should get nice cover with this size
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    Very nice - I am very pleased with the white PVC water gutters that I am using as reflectors ...

    First get the tubes that will influence the wiring.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Okay going to try and get tubes that only need side connectors
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Lost most of my plants and some neons but tank up again and now I'm looking on getting things back together.

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    Things can only improve

    I am looking for any unwanted fish tank. Lost one tank and runing small emersed set up thats going to my girlfriend

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    Innocent159

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    Poor quality picture but day 1
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    Next I'll work on my 3ft.
     
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    Ah. Im back
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    Not aquatic but expanding the love for plants. And oh i got a few new anubias leaves and buce..

    Dsm coming along
     
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    Nice - keep at it !!!
     
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    Nice to see you back @Innocent159

    Good luck with the new setups
     
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    Thanks. Good to be back... Missed it.
     
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    Small little update.
    Let me start of by saying, we should make the most of this little time i have with this emersed setup as it might go to my girlfriend who wants to keep colourful danios or glo fish.. Dont know the name of the fish.
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    The cyanbacteria hit me again and i decide its time for small little rescape. My recovery emersed setup is going well. Im happy with the results im getting. And in no hurry.

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    Caught venus flytrap eating lunch

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    Lastly dsm still going

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    Latest rescape is the 3ft

    Sorry for the glare
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    I really like the rocks ...
     
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