Cycling and Lighting

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  1. JackSplat

    JackSplat

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    Hi Guys

    My first aquarium DT and Sump are nearing completion but I still have some time before I have the lighting setup complete.

    To save time, would it be possible to start the cycling process of the tank before I install the lighting or are the lights critical during the cycling process?

    Can I maybe use a normal florescent in the meantime?

    Thank you!
     
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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    hi
    no need for lights at all during the cycle, can add them later, and natural light in the room will be ok
     
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    One should never ever ever cycle without lights.





    You might get hit by a car.
     
  5. JackSplat

    JackSplat Thread Starter

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    Thank you, dallasg, Just what I wanted to hear!


    :lol: Hahahaha, I hear you! Save cycling!
     
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    haha i was going to reply, then i saw the last part ;)
     
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