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Old 09-21-2014, 01:44 PM   #1
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SPS lighting question

Hello everyone! It's been awhile. I recently acquired a SPS coral frag. I have a Kessil 360W providing the light it needs. My question is:

I plan on being away from home. How long can the SPS last without lighting? I don't have a controller and not entirely sure I can attain one in time. Will the SPS be ok for about a week without light? Or is worth having the light on 24/7, till I return home (and just deal with the algae)? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old 09-21-2014, 01:54 PM   #2
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I would suggest picking up a cheap timer from somewhere like Walmart and put the light on a timer. You can get one for a few bucks and it will make your life a whole lot easier.
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Old 09-21-2014, 02:42 PM   #3
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I would suggest picking up a cheap timer from somewhere like Walmart and put the light on a timer. You can get one for a few bucks and it will make your life a whole lot easier.

+1, there $10 for 2 of them by me.
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You guys rock! I was wanting to get the new Kessil controller ($99). I thought that is how much they typically were.
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Old 09-21-2014, 04:05 PM   #5
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http://mobile.walmart.com/ip/Stanley...25?type=search

Something like that would work perfectly for you
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Like the others said a cheap timer will turn the power to your light off when it hits a certain time and turn the power back on when you set it too. Jut set a 10 hour cycle and it will be fine


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