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    how many hours of illumination is too many?

    Well,I just didn't know anyone grew any type of plant under 24 hour lighting.I can see why they would though,so something would just grow and grow and grow.Would you want that happening with your aquarium plants though,the pruning would be a pain in the arris. PS,sorry Ed,that's the last on the...
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    how many hours of illumination is too many?

    Oh right,I had no idea that was on 24 hours a day.Now you come to mention it though,is it grown under a different light spectrum,it's like an ultra violet lamp isn't it,like a sunbed?
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    how many hours of illumination is too many?

    What plants are they Louis?(ot having a pop btw,genuinely interested).
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    how many hours of illumination is too many?

    Forgive my ignorance of scientifc matters,but do plants not produce o2 and take in co2 in daylight,and the other way round during darkness?Or something basically like that.I would have thought that it was equally as important to have a period of darkness,purely for optimal plant health. I'm sure...
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    Some basic stuff for you....

    Sweet.Now I'm scared to look at my bulbs though :roll: (Bet I'll need new ones).
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    Some basic stuff for you....

    Ok,that's what I was thinking,they need the direct light over them rather than a combined period of natural and lamps.Timer it is then,more money :cry:
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    Some basic stuff for you....

    Thanks Steve,soo,lights off during the day,on at 6.30,off around 10ish.Is this ok with the daylight on top or does it need more direct,ie,the actual tanklights?Am I going to need a timer? (Told you I was a numpty,give me an idiots guide).
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    Some basic stuff for you....

    Ok,I'm interested in some REAL numpty stuff also.I'm back to aquariums after a long break.Before,yeh,I had plants but basically,when I went out to work,lights were off and I switched them back on when I got in. This is a really,really,basic question,please don't laugh, :oops: ,but I guess there...
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