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Old 07-02-2011, 09:44 AM   #1
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I was wondering do I have to keep the light on all the time over the tank or can I shut it off at night?
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Shut it off at night, if the tank doesn't have live plants in it, you can keep the light off any time the fish aren't being viewed.
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Lighting Question

Good morning mf...

I believe the standard way of lighting an aqaurium is to put the light on a timer. The lights on my tanks are on timers set for 12 hours on and 12 off. This arrangement gives the tropical fish a habitat similar to their natural one.

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Ok, thanks for the input.
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