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Old 01-05-2014, 07:33 PM   #1
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Timer help

Setting up my first planted tank and wanting to make sure I get the same amount of lighting each day so Im going to get a timer. I would prefer one that has an option to do 2 separate timers so that i can do day and night lights. Any recommendations on a good timer?
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Old 01-05-2014, 07:48 PM   #2
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Depending on a budget.. A timer that controls multiple lights separately, at different time, will cost a pretty penny ($50 and up). Or a cheaper version, just get a double pack of basic digital timers from Home Depot or any hardware store for like $15!
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Old 01-05-2014, 07:51 PM   #3
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haha yea I don't want to spend $50+ bucks lol Id rather put that money towards getting a better lighting system. Home Depot it is for multiple timers Thanks for the info
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Old 01-05-2014, 07:57 PM   #4
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No problem. I have 2 timers too, for day and night lights. One is digital, another is manual dial up style. Manual is cheaper. They both work flawless, turn lights on and off. The digital does it a little more quiet... I think I paid $3 for dial up and $14 for digital, almost no difference..
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Awesome! I think Ill probably go Digital lol. Do you mind me asking what brand(s) you went with?
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http://m.homedepot.com/p/Defiant-Sun...808/203678095/

Just read and follow the instructions on how to program it. It's easy!
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Old 01-05-2014, 08:06 PM   #7
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You may get it cheaper at local store as they always have all kind of sales going
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Perfect, thanks! It says they're even in stock at my local store so Im gonna head down and check them out. Thanks for the Info, appreciate it!
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