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Old 12-07-2004, 03:14 PM   #1
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Lights on all of the time??

If I left my lighting on all day beside algea blooms would it hurt anything??

I have a smaller tank and leaving the lights on makes the temp perfect without a heater.


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Old 12-07-2004, 03:18 PM   #2
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not sure long term issues but i keep my light on my fuge 24/7 and have had to put a fish in it from time to time with out issues !
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Old 12-07-2004, 03:35 PM   #3
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I would think it would effect the fish after a while. How would you like it if the lights in your bedroom were on 24/7.
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Old 12-07-2004, 06:37 PM   #4
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people that work midnights have that issue
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Old 12-07-2004, 06:48 PM   #5
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how about corals will they have any issues
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Old 12-07-2004, 06:52 PM   #6
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Most of my corals are burned out after about 10 hours. Some like even less light. My hammer coral probably wouldn't mind 24/7 light - it loves it. My torch coral would die after 24 hours. My toadstool and umbrella would hate it, too.
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Old 12-07-2004, 06:53 PM   #7
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The extra money you spend in electricity in the first month would probably buy a heater.
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The extra money you spend in electricity in the first month would probably buy a heater.

good point!!
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its at work so no problems there, I am probably going to get a timer for the lights
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Good choice...
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