i have a blue moon light in my aquarium, do i keep it on over night or just for a few hours until i go to bed. i have the white light on during the day for 10 hours, is this ok ?
10 hours of light will invite algae.So keep the light duration between 6-8 hours maximum per 24 hours.
Make a mix of 4 hours white and 4 hours blue light combination
thank you x
I would do either one during the day it's your preference.Just make sure you turn the lights off at night
If the blue lights are LED's - you won't have to worry about algae growth. If its an actinic bulb, and its a freshwater aquarium, you can run it for a couple hours after your main lights turn off.
If its a Marine Tank, it's best to run the blue lights with the white lights to provide all spectrum of lighting all at once.
i have checked, it is a cool blue moon light by interpet for my pod64. i have freshwater tropical fish. here are the specs for the light.
Pet Type: Fish and Aquatic
Number of Items: 1
Compatible Devices: Replacement lamp for fish pod 48 and 64
Special Features: Stimulates moonlight, Energy saver, Creating a monnlight effect for night viewing
Specific Uses: Suitable for tropical and coldwater, Replacement lamp for fish pod 48 and 64
Batteries Required: No
Batteries Included: No
Luminous Flux : 360 lumen
Average Life : 7000 hours
So is it right that if i have my white light on for 3 hours and the blue light for 3 hours that is ok, or can i have the blue light on for longer ?? x
I leave my white light on for 12 hours. The white lights are on a timer and I kick my blue light on when I feed my fish dinner and turn it off when I go to bed.
I do have quite a bit of brown algae from excessive lighting but that is okay with me it doesn't hurt anything just makes the tank a little ugly.
I had an interpet Xbox and I had the white light on from when I woke until around 6ish when I switched to the moonlight. I had no problem with algae grow. I think the light in the interpet systems have been designed to stay on through the evening so you can still see the fish while not encouraging algae growth.
I had the 48l Xbox tank for 6 months as freshwater tank
Hello may ask.does it make a defferance if the blue light is positioned forword and the white backword or vice verca. Thanks
Please check my previous reply.