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Old 09-24-2011, 12:09 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Buffy View Post
Aquarium Light Timers: Coralife Power Center

I have the dual one though I don't have moonlights or led's yet. Works great once I got it set. (I was brain dead that day). Very simple to use though. Hope this helps.

The dual one has settings for daylight, actinics, AND LED/moon.
I have the dual version of this as well. Works good.

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Old 09-25-2011, 08:35 PM   #12
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I bought 1 surge protector with a timer from Lowe's and 2 timers from WallyWorld that have the grounded outlets. The timers were less than $6 each. The only thing I dont like about them is the outlet is on the side of the unit. I have 3 lighting circuits, 1 blue LED set and 2 pairs of T5HO fluorescents. I ended up using 1 pair of fluorescents on the surge protector timer and plugging in another surge protector into one of the constant on outlets. The physical size of the timers, with the plugs in the outlet on the sides takes up a lot of space, covering all but one of the outlets on the second surge protector.

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Old 09-25-2011, 09:53 PM   #13
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Careful with that constant outlet. Just double check it. I came home today and my lights were off (as should be because I have reduced time on them). I turned the blues on in manual, so I could look around for a little bit since was working during the timed cycle and when I turned the light on.....Hummmmm one of the powerheads that I have set in that constant outlet turned on. So that "constant outlet" I have to check and make sure that I didn't plug the powerhead into the wrong one. LOL, I'm betting that's exactly what I did as I've been so scatter brained lately.

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