UV lighting ?

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by An3a, 28 Apr 2014.

  1. An3a

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    Hi guys... I need some advice again...

    I have heard that uv lights slow down corral growth.... what are your thoughts on this?
     
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    Huh? Please elaborate in what you mean by UV lights. You dont put Ultraviolet lamps (as in used in an UV sterilizer) over a tank, as yes, this will more that slow down growth, it will sriously harm corals.
    If the comment is based on a uv sterilizer slowing down growth, utter BS.
     

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