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Old 01/15/2011, 01:16 AM   #1
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light left on!!

left my lights on for 3 weeks straight....went home for vacation....what should i do? all rics and zoas are alive.. sps all gone.....just water changes?? and regular light schedule??

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Old 01/15/2011, 09:28 AM   #2
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A regular light schedule should be fine. I do not know what a water change would do if your parameters are okay.

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Old 01/15/2011, 11:30 AM   #3
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get a timer....,you will not have to worry again

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Old 01/15/2011, 12:13 PM   #4
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Do you mind sharing more info, if you were gone for 3 weeks, who was feeding your tank? And why didn't they notice the lights on 24/7?

Went home for vacation?

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Old 01/15/2011, 09:24 PM   #5
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Actually no one was watching it. I'm away for school. I had a auto fish feeder.

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Old 01/15/2011, 09:47 PM   #6
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So did your timer stop working or did you just not have one?

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Old 01/16/2011, 07:21 AM   #7
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3 weeks and left it on its own with nobody to look after it? If I did that, I would expect a disaster when I came back.

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Old 01/23/2011, 10:08 AM   #8
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Everything is automated. I had planned everything out. I made sure there was enough water for ato, fishfeeder, tank is most rics only. Couple sps. Light being on was my fault. But all tank is doing good now. All back to normal

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Old 01/23/2011, 10:47 AM   #9
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Yes just do water changes and everything should return to normal. Are the sps dead or just bleached?

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Old 01/23/2011, 02:20 PM   #10
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Sorry to hear. I'm nervous even being gone 1 week!

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