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Old 12-30-2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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Light time

An I do blues 2pm-1130pm ?

And whites from 4pm-9:30?


Or...what should I do?



I want to have them turn on later so I can enjoy the tank at night
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An I do blues 2pm-1130pm ? And whites from 4pm-9:30? Or...what should I do? I want to have them turn on later so I can enjoy the tank at night
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Old 12-30-2013, 05:41 PM   #3
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Yes, you can set your light period to anytime you want.

IME 5.5 hrs of whites may be a bit on the low side depending on coral needs and intensity of the lights.
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Old 12-30-2013, 06:25 PM   #4
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8 hours of whites then?
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Old 12-30-2013, 06:31 PM   #5
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Yeah that sounds good. 8 hours whites, 10 hours on blues.
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Old 12-30-2013, 06:40 PM   #6
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What about 7 white and 12 blues?
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:16 PM   #7
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establish what total phot period you want (8-10-12 hours of on time) then simply do blues for roughly an hour before and after.) obviously if you start torching corals youll need to dial it back some, or vice versa
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:36 PM   #8
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Ok thanks!!
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Old 01-01-2014, 09:09 PM   #9
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Seems like you got your answer but I have my cycle similar to yours. My blues come on at 3:30-12:30 and whites 4:30-11:30.

I work late hrs so it's nice to enjoy the tank when you're home.
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Old 01-01-2014, 10:59 PM   #10
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Thanks Tommy!

Yeah I'm digging it later like that. In the past I always mimicked natures hours.
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