Lighting period, whats yours.

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    Dana42078 Dana

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    I dont have my blues and whites running on different times.....fixture on10 hrs fixture off 14 ...moonlights 24/7

    I was reading and seen alot of ppl only have a 8-9 hr photo periods and was curious....but ive seen ppl run 12hr also with no ill effects....

    How about you?
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    My T5's run 9:30am to 10:30pm, MH start at 2:30 and off at 9:30. My lunars are timed to run continuous and follow a complete moon cycle.
     
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    dana I run mine the exact same way.. 9:00 to 7:00.. 10 hrs on then 14 off..
     
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    Sunrise is 11 AM, lights are on by 11:30. Sunset starts at 9:30 PM and the lunar lights are on by 10 PM

    I should really get fancy and have the blues come on for an hour, and stay on an hour longer than the whites - but I'd have to figure out the ramping on the AI controller, which is kind of a pain
     
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    Reef Nutz

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    Lights on 7pm. Lights off 3am. Lunars on until lights on. Metal Halide lighting. No Actinics.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Mine are on about 12 to 14 hours a day. I really need to get a timer...
     
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