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Old 02-17-2012, 12:10 AM   #11
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Putting a timer is a great idea. I have mine setup where I have a one hour break to let the fixture cool off. I set it like 3 hours on, 1 hour off, 3 hours on then off for the rest of the day.

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I think I would love to buy a timer, but I am doing some research prior to buying one and I can not seem to decide which would be good for my lights. I hear many that are cheap only lasts for a month or so and I would like one for the long-term

Anyone has any recommendations?

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Cheap has always worked fine for me. Also, buy at a hardware store like HD or Lowes. They cost three times as much if they say fish on the box at the pet store.
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The $5 brinks timers from Walmart have always worked well for me. Harbor Freight has a dual outlet digital timer that is identical in every way to the expensive Hamilton brand... for about $5 as well.


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