Alve's tank today, thanks to BAR!

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by alve, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    looks good! Is that a blue hammer? or the colors off the the photos?
     
  2. alve

    alve Guest

    Arnold, when Jeremy was at my house a couple weeks ago he told me it is a blue hammer.

    I had never heard that a blue hammer exists and always thought that it was a green hammer with not so much green in it :)
     
  3. nanocube-guy

    nanocube-guy Guest

    What kind material did you use for your Lighting stand on your frag tank?
    What kind of lighting and how many watts on that frag tank?
     
  4. alve

    alve Guest

    I used 3/4" PVC pipe, elbows, T's and end caps for the lighting stand and spray painted it black. The lighting on the frag tank is an Icecap ballast and pendant with a 250W DE 14k Phoenix Bulb
     
  5. nanocube-guy

    nanocube-guy Guest

    What does it mean by "pendant"?
     
  6. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Neato, a blue hammer! :D I thought the color in the photo was off too. ;D Where did you find that Aldie?
     
  7. alve

    alve Guest

    nanocube-boy, the pendant is the light fixture with reflector that holds the bulb:
    http://www.thefind.com/pets/browse-icecap-pendant

    Lyn, I bought this one about 8 years ago at a LFS in Los Angeles. It was more than double the size of what I have now when I upgrade to a 156g last year. I put some frags up on DBTC last year but had it marked as Green Hammer and I believe only one person was interested. A couple months ago I brought a piece with about 15 heads to Atlantis and did a trade.
     
  8. nanocube-guy

    nanocube-guy Guest

  9. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    I sure hope you got the Blue hammer trade instead of the green hammer trade. :)
     
  10. alve

    alve Guest

    Nope, at that time I had never even heard of the existence of a blue hammer so I told him I had a not so very green "green hammer"... :(
     
  11. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Bummer :(
     
  12. zambavi

    zambavi Guest

    +1... ya that sucks :|
     
  13. alve

    alve Guest

    Time for an update. Most pictures are taken underwater:

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  14. alve

    alve Guest

  15. alve

    alve Guest

  16. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    I'm jealous, Aldie.
     
  17. nanocube-guy

    nanocube-guy Guest

    how do you take those photo underwater?
     
  18. alve

    alve Guest

    Thanks Patchin!

    Nanocube-boy, I use an Olympus Stylus 1030SW which works underwater.
     
  19. Elite

    Elite Guest

    Your tank is very colorful man.. Great shots too...
     
  20. tuberider

    tuberider Guest

    WOW!!! I see a few friends in your tank having a party and looking good!!
     

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