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Forum: DIY 08-01-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By fishyfishy
Sorry for such a late reply things have been...

Sorry for such a late reply things have been crazy! The lighting looks great.

I will look into those controllers.
Forum: DIY 04-30-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By fishyfishy
So sorry for the delays in updating here, its...

So sorry for the delays in updating here, its been a slow go. My peristaltic pump finally came in and I finally have it calibrated properly. It was shipped out with the rollers installed backwards...
Forum: DIY 04-30-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By fishyfishy
Thanks larrysy there was definitely useful...

Thanks larrysy there was definitely useful information in that link!
Forum: DIY 02-18-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By fishyfishy
looks great. are the LEDs you bought dimmable? ...

looks great. are the LEDs you bought dimmable?

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Forum: DIY 01-28-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By fishyfishy
If you manage to find anything in the GTA please...

If you manage to find anything in the GTA please let me know as well!
Forum: DIY 01-25-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By fishyfishy
No not exactly... That is a water level sensor. ...

No not exactly... That is a water level sensor. I have considered adding a similar sensor to my controller to help with automatic top offs or to automate water changes, but I am a bit scared of...
Forum: DIY 01-24-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By fishyfishy
Sorry its taken so long but I finally got around...

Sorry its taken so long but I finally got around to picking up some equipment.

I picked up a Pi3, an Arduino Mega, a temperature sensor and relay board.

I currently have the Arduino mega...
Forum: DIY 01-24-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By fishyfishy
So just an update for anyone that is following. ...

So just an update for anyone that is following.

I have added an Arduino Mega to control the temperature sensor and relay module. In testing it seems to be working well at the moment.

I am...
Forum: DIY 01-24-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By fishyfishy
Breathable Housing

Hello everyone - Not sure if I'm posting in the right section but I was wondering if anybody knows where I may be able to get a waterproof breathable container. (Something that would work the same...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-09-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
Cool I will look into it. Thanks for all the info...

Cool I will look into it. Thanks for all the info :)
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-09-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
This looks like it may be my only options :) or...

This looks like it may be my only options :) or somehow get lights on the outside of the tank at lower levels shining into the tank. Or may something waterproof directly in the tank....
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-09-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
The tank looks great thank you for the info!! ...

The tank looks great thank you for the info!!

I was trying to stay away from the T5 because the cost of running the fixture + replacing bulbs every year adds up... LED will have a higher up front...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-05-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
Exactly what I was saying. It may not be...

Exactly what I was saying. It may not be possible to grow a carpet down there :p That's why I'm trying to figure out what is possible.

If its not possible to get enough light down there for a...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-05-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
I will look into this fixture thanks :)

I will look into this fixture thanks :)
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-05-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
Yeah a low light tank would be easy but I would...

Yeah a low light tank would be easy but I would have liked to have a grass carpet on the substrate. I haven't really done all the research for the planting just yet... I have to see how much light i...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-05-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
Thank you for the reply. My concern with the...

Thank you for the reply. My concern with the light is that it will have 30"+ of water to penetrate. A typical 90 if i am not mistaken is 24" tall if you have an inch or so of substrate that leaves...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 12-05-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By fishyfishy
Lighting a deep tank

Hello everyone - Not sure if I've posted this thread in the correct forum.

I am in the process of getting together all the equipment needed to get my 150g tank up and running.

I plan on it...
Forum: DIY 10-09-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By fishyfishy
DIY Raspberry Pi Aquarium Controller

Hello everyone - I'm looking to build an aquarium controller using a Raspberry Pi. Anyone else working on a similar project?

I've picked up a Pi 3, a waterproof 1 wire DS18B20 temperature sensor...
Forum: DIY 10-09-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By fishyfishy
They look great... How well are they lighting up...

They look great... How well are they lighting up your tank?

The tank that I'm looking to build a fixture for is 36 inches deep so I'd need something pretty powerful to get the light that deep.
Forum: DIY 09-12-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By fishyfishy
yeah they are.. have you managed to get them up...

yeah they are.. have you managed to get them up and running?

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Forum: DIY 08-29-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By fishyfishy
that's awesome. I've been wanting to build a full...

that's awesome. I've been wanting to build a full aquarium controller. I just can't decide on a pi or arduino for what I want to do. I also want to add lighting controll to the same controller.
...
Forum: DIY 08-14-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By fishyfishy
nice! let me know how well they work after you...

nice! let me know how well they work after you get them setup

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Forum: Invertebrates 08-09-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By fishyfishy
I have, just no room in the current tank for...

I have, just no room in the current tank for anything like that. When I get my 150 setup then I'll have lots of room to play.
Forum: Invertebrates 08-08-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By fishyfishy
Yeah I was thinking the same... I think I may...

Yeah I was thinking the same... I think I may throw a few in there after a good rinse to see what happens :)
Forum: Invertebrates 08-08-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By fishyfishy
Question Pistachio Shells

Hello everyone - I was wondering if it would be safe to put pistachio shells into the aquarium to give my shrimp some "wood" to graze on.

I know that shrimp tend to graze on the bio film that...
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