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Droc84
04-17-2009, 03:39 PM
Hello im looking for any tips that could help my system. After I seen simontay78's post I had to build one, so here it is.... here is some of the specs. let me know what you think.

Pump On/Off times= 20/10min's
Light On/Off Times=14/10hr's
20gal
10 goldfish (updated)
Water temp= 74f
Veg. temp= 78f
PH= 5.8 (updated)
2x60w 5500k Cfl's (My Cheap Metal-halide)
2x60w 2200k Cfl's (My Cheap High-presser)
Hydroton Clay Pebbles

Heres some Pic's, please let me know what you think....

http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/101/l_5bc3f98175534713b0768419e0e5377e.jpg

http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/82/l_5e8756cc265e4bf08c62f246545f1962.jpg
Buter Crunch Lettuce

http://c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/88/l_4da467c70e214df2906494ec630375d9.jpg
Cucumbers

http://c4.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/72/l_68827aad420a4249b449d7844ae8fa9f.jpg
Looks like God light

Droc84
04-24-2009, 03:08 PM
Heres an update on my system, all seems good, having a problem keeping that meny fish alive, curently have 10 fish in the tank, im really impressed with how well this system works, Check it out for your self....

http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/95/l_226c871318c0465292a77bb1df4fb5e4.jpg
Had to move the lights, it grew faster than i expeted

http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/89/l_2f5a5f58bb1c48619315ae0b8a4d5590.jpg
A closer view

http://c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/95/l_bb7d5ea101a9410794f6408764232131.jpg
Lettuce has got a little bigger

Droc84
05-14-2009, 12:58 PM
It has been a while guys, got new pics and a New Fishie...
I do have some questions on why the Lettace is so tall and thin?
And how long do cucumbers harvest?

http://c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/12/l_0fbff9e13c33d6a349ae2e0470fb15f1.jpg
WoW Huh? i'm still suprized......

http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/44/l_a0f7102e62e2aaf32d64919bd9b406ea.jpg
Pretty Flowers

http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/104/l_4ea151a8261a601c69f325d44bc19654.jpg
New Tank Decor

http://c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/128/l_39eea021db63b0ad5de3d125444ce539.jpg
Added a SilverTipped Shark (Catfish)

alexhate
06-12-2009, 04:25 PM
it looks like u might have to little light to far away. your plants stretching to get more light

Unregistered
06-17-2009, 01:29 PM
looks like your light is insufficient try goin with a double 4ft florescent, i say this cause your plants are pale and spindly - the bulbs your usin are only covering a small area and not giving the correct colors (imo)