We recently invested in a Giesemann Vervve lighting system and are wondering if anyone has insight or opinions on their factory preset program- which is 98% full spectrum power for 9 hours - deep blue, lagoon blue, royal blue, cool white, UV and deep red. This is a much more light than we had...
I have had my 29g biocube up and running for 1.5 years. All of the invertebrates/fish are doing great, but I am having a lot of trouble keeping LPS corals for longer than a few months. The water quality and consistency has not been an issue. I suspect that it is the lighting, but in all honesty...
I have been using a maxspect razor for my lighting for my tank for some time. I am always tinkering with the schedule. Just wondering what other people are using?
Right now my schedule is as shown
Time White Blue
11:00 0 1
13:00 15 55
What do you think of the following spectral scheduling:
Time Color Intensity
2:00 PM 0 0
3:48 PM 25 38
5:36 PM 50 76
7:24 PM 50 76
9:12 PM 25 38
11:00 PM 0 0
Light is mounted approx. 600 cm from sand bed.
Tank is housing LPSs and softies and zoanthids and 1x Kole and 2x Clowns and 1x Fathead...
I've recently added a new LED to my 90 gal partial reef. There are several "programs" in it and i'm looking at doing my own but i have a scheduling question.
While this is my first reef with my FOWLR I've always had the lights on a schedule that actinic would come on about 6:30am then...
I have a Radion XR30w Pro in the hood of my nanocube, but am not happy with my lighting schedule/setup. For too much of the day the tank looks.... pale and greenish? I attached a picture of my schedule, suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated.
Also, if you have a Radion Pro...
Hi folks, on my 75 gl I have 2- reef reliance Pro star 165's
this is a rather new setup and has only been running for a couple months.
I have a few fish and 1 mushroom coral at the moment. I will begin adding corals to this tank (mushrooms, Zoas mainly soft to begin with)
but will eventually try...
So my tank is about 1.5 years old. Its a 40 gallon DP, with a 20 gallon sump.
I have 2 clowns, a bangai cardinal, some cleaner & peppermint shrimp, some assorted snails, and a sea urchin. I also have some soft coral and some LPS corals too.
Recently, I proposed to my lovely...
Hello All - setting up my 180G display tank build now. This tank will be SPS dominant, with a few softies, LPS, zoas, chalices, ect. along the lower half of the tank. I've purchased and already hung, about 10" above the tank, a Hamilton Cebu 72" fixture that house (3) 250W 14K Hamilton bulbs...
Guys, need some advice on lighting schedule for 1x Kessil A360WE on my 50g tank [1x Torch, 2x Zoas] for now.
I don't have the controller yet, so don't worry about sunrise or sunset , as yet. Will buy it when it is released here in Australia.
I'm sure before you have the controller (or APEX...
I've heard different things about lighting schedules.
How many hours should I have my Actinic lights on and how many hours should the t-5 HO lights.
As of now, here is my schedule:
Actinic: 12 hrs. 1 hr on before the HO and 1hr on after.
T5 HO: 10 hrs.
Moon lights (LED): 3 hours.
I was wondering how often I should do water changes? I will have a sump with chaeto and chemi pure elite w/ a skimmer that is rated for 80 gals or so and maybe a mechanical filter but prob not. About 5lbs of lr, 35 or so lbs of dry rock and 40 or 50lbs of ls.
Couldnt find a quick answer by searching.
I have a fowlr tank. And I was wondering if it is ok to run my lights longer on weekends when I am home to watch my fish. currently I have the lights turn on 1 hour earlier on weekends.
So far it hasnt seemed to have bothered the fish to have the...
Am planning reef tank, 700L DT and 240L sump.
I understand that schedule 80 UVPC pipe is fully compatible with standard UPVC pipe and Schedule 40 pipe. Is this correct?
I was thinking about using 1.5in Schedule 80 bulkheads as they are more durable, and then use standard pipe to do the...
So, after poking around a little on the web looking for what and when to feed my stocking list- I'd much rather have the advice of TRT!
I really would like to provide a well-rounded diet for my finned (and otherwise marine friends) and keep their colors vibrant, etc. Please also keep in mind...
Okay, I am starting a 28 gallon JBJ Nano Cube. I was curious as to what I should do for my lighting schedule. I got rid of the old canopy, and got a totally new LED light fixture. I didn't want to deal with JBJ and having to find parts for my old canopy.
I am looking to start a reef tank.
Hi, we'll I got two new clownfish yesterday and they seem to be very healthy so far. But, the only question I have would be what types of food should I be feeding them because the only thing I've been feeding them is mysis shrimp and as I've been reading its bad to continue feeding the same...