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post #27 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by gordonrichards View Post
I am a firm believer in siesta and run 4 hours on, 2 hours off, 4 hours on.

This method will help keep algae problems in check.

If its not a factor, you could just run your lights for 6-7 hours a day.

Do you keep your CO2 going during the siesta?
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