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Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jono, 18 Aug 2013.

  1. jono

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    so the time has come i have taken the plunge and purchased a t5 metal hailide combo with moonlights.
    Here is the questions
    1. How long should i run the hailides for and how long during aclimation
    2. Some one told me i should run the t5 tubes two hours before and one hour after the hailiade
    3. I want the blues to come on at 3pm and switch off at 10pm and the hailide from 5pm until 9pm

    What are your thoughts
     
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  3. dallasg

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    1. as long as you want
    2. makes no difference
    3. as long as they get 10-12hrs thats fine
     
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    jono

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    so 4 hours hailides and 8 hrs blue is okay?????????????/
     
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    i run mine from 6am -7am , then sun, then all on from 1pm till 9:30
     

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