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Postby gavinh87 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:45 pm

Just curios as to how long you guys leave your lights on for and if they receive natural sunlight?
I'm running x4 54w T5's and they're on for about 4 hours a day.
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Re: Lighting period

Postby bradderz123 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:20 pm

I have mine in a corner which is shaded from the light - have LEDs on for 10 hours a day.
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Re: Lighting period

Postby Clare » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:53 pm

Leds on from 2pm until around 9pm on a timer. Nicked the timer for the tree so they are on when I remember lol.

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Re: Lighting period

Postby K5mow » Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:38 pm

I have my tank in a corner gets very little actual sunlight. There is plenty of regular room light. I only turn on the tank lights when I want to look at them this keeps the algae from growing at all. They don't really need the light up the tank it is basically for us.
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