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Old 07-08-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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Smile hi i am new and need help..anyone plz

i have a 120gal saltwater tank.. i just got a 216 watt t5 lighting and i am trying to set it up.. it has 2 white bulbs 2 blue bulbs and 4 led moonlights.. but my question is how long are each one supposed to be on for or if i have to put both blue and white together or what to do... any suggestions anyone???????

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You are gonna want to put a blue (actinic) and white on each side. Left and right respectively. This way you can run actinics with your daylight bulbs if you'd like. In terms of length of lighting, 10-12 hours a day is the general timeframe. You can go longer but not 17-18 hours, the moonlights you can use at your discretion, I use mine everynight, some people only use them to view their fish at night. (If a friend comes over, want to look at fish at night) I'd recommend you try to estavlish a routine, try to turn them on/off roughly the same time everyday. Hope this helps

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