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Old 01-30-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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Plant photoperiod during fishless cycling

What plant photoperiod do I start with during fishless cycling?
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Cabomba
Anubias Nana
Christmas Moss
Crypt Mi Oya
Sword Parviflorus 'Tropica'
Java Fern
Italian Vals
Wisteria
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I have not done a fish LESS cycle but I would set them up for whatever you time period you want them on for. My lights are on 8-9 hrs per day, others go up to 10hrs per day.
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During the cycle it doesn't really matter a ton, because you don't have fish. The light will help produce the BB. I leave my lights on from 9:30 to about 7. Sometimes it differs by a half hour but now much.
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I have not done a fish LESS cycle but I would set them up for whatever you time period you want them on for. My lights are on-
8-9 hrs per day, others go up to 10hrs per day.
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During the cycle it doesn't really matter a ton, because you don't have fish. The light will help produce the BB. I leave my lights on from 9:30 to about 7. Sometimes it differs by a half hour but now much.
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