lights off?

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  1. malooda

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    Hi

    How long do your lights have to be off for?

    Light enters my house from sunrise. So all the fish are already swimming around from then. I only on my light at 10am and leave it on until 8.30pm tho I want to leave it on for longer. As soon as lights go off my chromis are gone. The question is how long do fish actually need in 'night mode'

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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    they dont need light really
    my tank gets sun in the morning, my lights turn on at 3pm and off at 9:30
     
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    So its ok to leave the lights on for aprox 16 hours
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    on weekends my lights are on from 7am till 9:30ish
     
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