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Old 01/19/2016, 11:02 AM   #2729
Quiet_Ivy
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Originally Posted by Billybatz9 View Post
I left lights on longer than normal and dinos aren't on sand bed anymore, only on rocks. Any idea on if we leave lights on longer than normal, if this does anything? Phytoplankton needs 12 hours on and 12 hours off. What if we don't let dinos sleep? Stupid question, but hey, you never knowww
That's not a stupid question at all. You're seeing bubbles because your lights were on longer. Not to get into a big biochemistry discussion, but yes, too long a light period can harm photosynthetic organisms. Will it hurt dinos more than your SPS? I don't know and I *definitely* wouldn't risk pushing the photoperiod too much at once.


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