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arash53
08-08-2011, 08:19 PM
Is your moon lights ON all night long ?

arash53
08-08-2011, 10:34 PM
bump

Aquattro
08-08-2011, 10:57 PM
I can't vote since I haven't installed mine yet, but once I do, it will be on all night.

arash53
08-08-2011, 11:01 PM
I ran all night for a week but I noticed the alge in mt tank and I thought it might be because of moonlights !

Aquattro
08-08-2011, 11:30 PM
I ran all night for a week but I noticed the alge in mt tank and I thought it might be because of moonlights !

Doubt that a lot :) A single blue LED isn't going to grow algae.

Cal_stir
08-08-2011, 11:36 PM
Is your moon lights ON all night long ?
i have a RKE with a moon light controller that similates the lunar cycle

megs_clark
08-09-2011, 01:02 AM
I only have mine on for a few hours in the late evening and then a few hours in the early morning. I have mine on more because I like the look during the hours the main lights are not on.

monocus
08-09-2011, 01:05 AM
i have the vertex illumina-on a moon cycle

Lampshade
08-09-2011, 02:20 AM
No moonlights.. my refugium pollutes my DT with light in the night time... so i guess that counts?

viperfish
08-09-2011, 02:22 AM
Of course, isn't the moon on all night? LOL

RuGlu6
08-09-2011, 02:33 AM
Only if the moon is out and there are no clouds LOL !

Brightwhite
08-09-2011, 03:59 AM
Such a double ended candle question. I keep mine on all night cause it's easier.

Coleus
08-09-2011, 05:37 AM
I notice that even my moon light is on, my fish is still very active so i turn it off when i go to bed

ALang
08-09-2011, 04:57 PM
I have it on as a night light so I won't stumble off my stairs at night.

Zoaelite
08-09-2011, 05:17 PM
I have it on as a night light so I won't stumble off my stairs at night.

+1, makes for a good night light.

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arash53
08-09-2011, 07:54 PM
When I started leaving moonlights ON for first couple days the Corals tentacle was not out for feed at night but last not I saw my candycane tentacle was out but not my lubo and brian.

Ken
08-09-2011, 08:16 PM
My led moon light is on 24/7

mayheim
08-10-2011, 08:15 PM
Keep mine on for a couple of hours. I know its for effect...thinking that having some hours of darkness is also beneficial for corals..with those that tend to night feed..not really sure if the LED affects this or not

JTang
08-11-2011, 03:30 AM
12 LED's turn On just before the actinic goes off. Turn Off in the AM - around 7am.

mayheim
08-11-2011, 04:00 AM
Curious, why do you keep them on all night

intarsiabox
08-11-2011, 04:14 AM
Curious, why do you keep them on all night

I leave mine on all night so I can always have a peak at what's going on no matter when it is. Moon lights use hardly any power, my fish still disappear for the night with them on or off and corals behave the same either way as well. The corals that feed at night start doing so when photosynthesis stops and moon lights don't have enough power for corals to start photosynthesis. You may or may not get things to spawn with moon lights but the only reason I use them is just so I can see what goes on in my tank at night and it is very different than the day and just as interesting in its own right.

mayheim
08-11-2011, 04:51 AM
I can buy that...Ill give it a whirl...I do also like the effect they give

whatcaneyedo
08-11-2011, 02:09 PM
Like the RKE I use the lunar cycle option on my Apex. So no.

Harpo
10-28-2011, 01:05 AM
Like the RKE I use the lunar cycle option on my Apex. So no.


What is RKE?

spawn
10-28-2011, 01:24 AM
all night & day

reefwars
10-28-2011, 01:28 AM
all night & day

same here 24/7 baby...why not eh:)

spawn
10-28-2011, 03:07 AM
same here 24/7 baby...why not eh:)It's just 1 less thing to do.:twised:

Corbin
10-28-2011, 03:21 AM
except when im sleeping.. they are always on, so off for like 6-7 hrs.

since i notice the fish are active a lot when i have them on. plus in real life the moon isnt out every day of the month. hence lunar cycle controllers, but i guess it aint nature in your tank..

babyreef
10-28-2011, 03:34 AM
BLANK