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Old 05-04-2014, 01:45 PM   #1
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How many hrs should I keep my light on

How many hr should I keep my 30 gallon tank LED lights on and what time should I torn on and off thank you!
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Old 05-04-2014, 01:47 PM   #2
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I had my LEDs on
10-12 blues
12-8 whites/blues
8-10 blues
10-10 Moons
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Cool yea the one in the pic is moon lights
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Old 05-04-2014, 02:17 PM   #4
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How many hr should I keep my 30 gallon tank LED lights on and what time should I torn on and off thank you!
Hello hit...

Considering aquarium plants are tropical and light is the plants' energy source, I'd keep them on at least 10 hours per day. I have the lights on my tanks on timers set for 12 hours on and 12 off.

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Your tank needs a period of total darkness. I run and hour blue in the morning then full lighting for 8 hours then a couple of hours of blue at nighttime, then total darkness through the night...
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According to a magazine I read. Coral max out on light at 9 hours. I would think to run them 10 hours blue. And 8 hours white.
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