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post #30 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by TexasCichlid View Post
Thanks. I will give this method a shot and see if I notice anything different. My only concern is gassing my tank during the siesta. How long do you give the CO2 time to build up before lights on initially, and when do you turn the CO2 off prior to final lights out?
Hi TexasCichlid,

I run my CO2 24/7; CO2 is cheap and that way I don't worry about solenoid failure.

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