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Old 02-15-2014, 05:46 AM   #1
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Lights on all the time?

Lights on for 8 hours dusk and dawn hour before and after four 3 watt LEDs. 14 hours for moon light four 1 watt LEDs. Should it be completely dark?
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Yes. You should give your tank a period of total darkness for sure, 12 hours would be fine...
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12 hours of complete darkness?
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:10 AM   #4
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Sorry, yes. For instance I run moonlights for one hour then lights on for 8 hours, another 2 hours of moonlights and then total darkness for 13 hours.
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Yeah I wouldn't run those moonlights all night. Four 1 watt blue leds is still a little bit of light. Give them some dark lol
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I only have a dark period of three hours.
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I have my tanks at 10hr light and 14hr darkness. You should keep the moon lights off during this darkness period as the others said.
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I only have a dark period of three hours.
But you still have a dark period
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But you still have a dark period
Lol, so wait, you have your lighting on for 21hrs?
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Lol, so wait, you have your lighting on for 21hrs?
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