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Old 08-22-2010, 11:02 AM   #1
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Talking Lighting schedule question

Hey, I have a FOWLR and was wondering if I could have multiple light cycles per day. Kinda like 2 mini days.

For example I'd have 2 of my lights come on at 6:30am and then the other 2 come on at 7:00am until 9:30am (when I'm going to work) then the 2 that came on at 6:30am would stay on for another half hour.

Then the same thing at night, the first 2 lights would come on at 5:30pm and then the other 2 at 6:00. Lights would go off again at 11:30pm and 12:00am.

Then the moonlight LEDs would come on from 12:00am til 6:30am.

I don't have any corals, the only plantlife I would like to keep alive if possible is coralline algae that came on my live rock.

I hope this makes sense!!

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It makes sense but not practical. Fish need their rest and sleep also just like all others. If you split it up they wont be able to make it because they need that rest cycle. The best thing to do is imitate nature.
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