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Old 06-01-2020, 01:47 PM   #1
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So what time do you put your light on for your fish?
How long do you keep them on?
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Old 06-01-2020, 02:26 PM   #2
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It depends on what you need the lights to do. Are you growing plants? If so you need to find a balance between your plant growth, restricting algae growth, and how much tank maintenance you are prepared to do. Normally 6 to 8 hours is what you end up at. Specific time doesnt really matter, have the lights on when you are at home enjoying your fish.

This is my lighting program for a moderately planted, low tech set up. Keeps my plants in good condition, algae growth not too bad, whatever the snails dont eat needs cleaning off maybe once every 2 weeks.Click image for larger version

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Old 06-01-2020, 03:09 PM   #3
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No live plants in my tank Thank you
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