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Old 08-20-2003, 09:55 PM   #1
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Lighting on first salt water tank

My tank has been going know for 5 days.Just wondering how long i should be leaving lights on .Help please thanks Dewey
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Most people adhere to a 12 on and 12 off routine for their fish tanks. Some try to reproduce a dawn/dusk effect, for example; my actinic lights come on at 11:00am, my MH, comes on at 12:15pm....my MH goes off at 9:45pm and my actinics go off at 11:00pm.
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Should i start with 1 hour per day and work my way up from there??? Or can i just run them 12 hours a day. Thanks
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If there are no light sensitive critters in the tank (there should not be at 5 days old), you can simply turn them on.
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