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  1. Disaster

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    Hi I just purchased a 3ft marine fish tank 2nd hand with a sump system I have a bit of live rock and t5 oddysea light fitting with 2blue tubes and 2white tubes I want to put in coral later on and I want to know how many hours a day should my lights be on for?
     
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    Welcome bud.. is ur tank cycling?
     
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    Yes everything is running at the moment
     
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    Welcome to MASA!
    Eight hours in more than enough
     
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    For coral will 8 hours be enough also can I have them on 4 hour in the morning and 4 hours at night also must the blue and white be on at the same time?
     
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    Welcome to MASA.IF you are totally new to the hobby we suggest you read, read again...read more...and read more again and then ask tons of questions...anything you need help - ask here.

    Good luck with your new wonderful journey ;)
     
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    Thnx I did try finding info on the the lighting but it did not say if both must be on together or seperatly
     
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    Go checkout this link:

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