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Old 01-03-2012, 06:45 PM   #1
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Lighting cycle times

Hi guys replacing my marineland reef capable LEDs with the ecoray 112d now I have 2 individual controls for blue and white what is the ideal time to run my lighting my tank has mostly Lps and some mushrooms and 10 fish !! Optimal times for corals and not to create a algae issue ?? Was thinking blues on from 11am to 12pm then all on till 8pm then blues till 9pm then moonlights till 11am ??? I'm new with corals only have them for 3 months and they are doing great don't want to shock them the new lights have twice the amount of LEDs and I don't want to have to clean the glass daily if I don't have 2 thanks !!!
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:08 PM   #3
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I run my blues from 10 am to 10pm and my whites 11am to 9pm.

I don't have moonlights so its just that.
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Thanks Carey that's what I figured was just worried it was to long dont want excessive algae growth
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You can always take an hour or so off each if you find algae growing or if your corals dont like it. I've adjusted up and down to get to the schedule I'm on now.
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