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Old 02-12-2007, 12:42 PM   #1
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Indirect sunlight?

Does indirect sunlight cause any issues? I read so much that direct sunlight can cause major algae blooms, but what about indirect light? My particular window receives about 30 minutes of direct light a day (the last hours of evening) but it introduces considerable (indirect) light into my home. Would this cause any concern?

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Actually, I like to have more sunlight in a planted tank so that I don't need turn on my PC lights and save energy and money. My PC lights are 6500K, same as sunlight. You may have algae problem and need stock more algae eaters.

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Algae eaters aren't going to keep up with a true algae problem, but algae eaters also tend to pick up after the other fish's meals taking up some of the algae food supply.

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