I tried it with a normal plug and it worked. Sadly I sold it before I could get any extended use out of it.
If you click on the word THIS it should take you here:
Hi Andrew, there are quite a few on here that understand the science they have just determined that in the main it is not something to get too...
Just watched Jurijs live stream from Interzoo. This light still looks amazing!
€2500 for the 80cm version.
If the light at 3 inches above the surface is lower than it currently is then the PAR will be increased.
Do you have the option to suspend from...
Can you suspend them?
Don't get hung up on RGB. This is not a concern with any 'white' light.
A timer is almost an essential.
The problem is that with powerful...
They are good also. More powerful than the Aquabars.
Although the dimmer/controller is more expensive for these lights.
You will also need MMS...
I like the TMC Aquabars. They can be dimmed and you can buy mounts for the rim of the tank.
I saw this mentioned somewhere else the other day. Just gotta remember where...
WPG is a really outdated measurement for lighting level.
Have a look at this chart to give you an idea:
Have you or do you plan on getting the controller for them?
Are you happy to suspend the light or mount it on the rim or do you want a solution that will fit into the existing hood?
How is the tank filtered?
Elongated plants are usually looking for CO2 and not light so this may be a sign that the CO2 level at the substrate is...
Personally I love the idea of being able to tailor the intensity in different areas as I think this could be really useful.
It looks easy to...
Looks like this could be really good:
I trust you Viktor. [emoji4]
I ordered a standard adapter yesterday.
Did you point out what the manual says?
Yeah it is a tad dark. lol
This is using a desk lamp with a 4w LED bulb.
I got a sheet of quite dark tinted acrylic. Maybe too dark. I have not tried this with the Aquasky so it may be ok but here is a before and after...
Did you call them?
Patience. This is key!
It can take an eternity for them to adjust and start to grow.
I'm sure the literature is right and a simple adaptor is needed but don't wanna ditch the transformer if TGM would then not honour a warranty if...
I thought this too but went with what TGM advised.
Could of saved myself £15 if I had known this. (I got the Maplin one).
The Green Machine advise to use a transformer and they also add a note in...
Thanks Ian, that's the thread I read before.
I think I'm gonna give a sheet of tinted acrylic a go at £5 and once I've paid off the ADA gear in...
I did not buy the cover as I already have an acrylic cover I had cut for another tank that should fit. (It's actually a P@H tank and...
Well first of all I have seen the PAR readings on Marcels website!
Secondly I have read about as much theory as I can but there is no substitute...
Yeah it would I agree. [emoji4]
I have read the posts but there is still a tiny amount of doubt in my mind about using one. Just a tiny doubt....
Having recently bought an ADA Aquasky I am concerned about how powerful it is and want to give myself a safety net.
In this post Clive...
It is tempting.
I bought it as I love the look and it's nice to know its powerful. I can always find ways to dim it if needed. (Which I most...
To be fair he is going to be an advocate of the light isn't he! [emoji1]
What has convinced you?
It's better to keep the intensity lower and have a longer duration.
You have already pretty much answered your question with this statement.
Water changes are really important. I recently set up another tank and it still surprises me how much detritus builds up in a tank with no fish....
Aquasky ordered. (Just gotta hope they honour the discount on a second order [emoji4]).
Still gotta get loads of other bits which will...
Thanks Tim. It will be a while yet.
Still getting some practice in on another tank. Currently trying the DSM. It's very slow...lol
Definitely will be running CO2.
Frequent water changes will be no problem.
The Flexi Mini was option B.
Apart from a brief stint using CO2 all of my tanks to date have been low energy affairs.
I have plans to change that and have taken...
Injection rate seems quite low for the size of tank you have. Drop checker could still be blue as there is not enough CO2 being added.
Probably worth contacting TMC. Don't they have a 2 year guarantee (or maybe longer?).
It cannot be 9 surely? (Although that would be a lot of light!)
Looking at the diagram it indicates they cover about 50 square cm with the...
This is not working for me. Seems to be linked to an order rather than the item for sale.
Im maybe not the best person to ask as I almost exclusively grow Anubias. [emoji1]
Here is a tank by Ian Holdich that is better example -...
Not just for hooded aquariums but to mount them you will need a MMS rail and some rim mounts.
Here is one over my 60cm x 30cm x 36cm tank:
The light will not work with one tube removed.
OK, so it will be super expensive and may not be ideal for our needs but it is Dyson so should be good right? [emoji4]...
What about a 100cm TMC Aquabar (or two)?
The rim mounts come with the end caps.
I agree with Mick. I find that 6500K (Daylight) tend to give the better colour rendition. Anything lower than this and things start to look too...
I don't think you can have just white but I think you can have just blue.
When you set it that's it. When it goes off the settings will be the...
Yeah I got it yesterday. [emoji4]
Basically my criteria for the light was:
1. It had to be LED. Mainly for point 2.
2. It had to be dimmable.
Just thought I would post a link to a nano LED I have just bought in case it will help someone in their search for one.
It is a...
No idea about the PAR as I don't have a meter but I have Anubias that have done well in very low light.
No real man reads the instructions! :D
To be fair I don't remember seeing any. I can't tell you how much this has been bugging me! So glad you...
I've wondered for ages how these brackets worked! Now I know! :)
I would check out the Aquabars are suggested. I have them as well on a low tech tank and like them a lot. Dimmer also comes in very handy.
On the transformer you do have does it state the output voltage? The Chi/Edge ones are 12v.
Someone on PFK used an Arcadia Stretch on theirs and...
The advantage LEDs have for me is the ability to be dimmed.
If you have a tank with the ability to raise and lower the lights then great! T5s...
They will be fine for the plants. Anything additional will be for the aesthetics.
Worth a try but unfortunately this is how Juwel tanks are wired now. My Rios are the same. If one light is out then neither work.
Juwel used to...
Argh sorry, just saw this was from your enquiry originally. Didn't mean to rub salt into the wound!
I found this thread quite useful - Diatom dilemma... | UK Aquatic Plant Society
Rob P has them and has to run them at 20%. I also read another thread with a similar outcome that resulted in them running at 20%. Seems they are...
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