Skylight

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Warr7207, 24 May 2008.

  1. Warr7207

    Warr7207

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    If one installed a skylight for your tank, would you still be able to run lights at night or would your livestock stress too much with such a long photo-period ?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Warr,on my old 6 ft setup,my tank use to receive about 2-3 hours of sunlight every morning,there after the halides use to come on and for 11 hours.never really saw any stress
     
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    Yeah, but if I now have a 16 to 18 hour photoperiod ?
     
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    if i have to calculate my total photoperiod inc t5s,sunlight and halides = +-18 hours of light over tank with no ill effects.just watch out for heat
     
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