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Just wondering what the would be a good time frame to have my lights on in my tank. I am running a 36" 10k bulb right now I dont really have a set time when they are on or off i have a timer but a recent power outage made that go out of whack so while im reseting it I figured I would check to see what I should set it for.
 

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8-10 hours is usually a pretty good guideline. Longer lighting periods = more algae in my experience.
 

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Yea, I had 12hrs before and I had a lot of algae. I reduced it to 9.
 

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I have mine set up for 12 hrs right now, so we'll see how that goes. Will the addition of UV LEDs help keep the algae low or will it thrive???
 
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