Light Types

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  1. SauRoN

    SauRoN

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    My Jebo came with three tubes.

    1 x 20w 100k T8 (or is that T9?)
    1 x 25w 100k

    and then another which is marked "red" and gives a very light purple hue, almost like the usual ultraviolet light.

    What am I suppose to use this for? Currently I leave it on at all times, and then leave it on at night, but I'm sure that's now that it's meant for.
     
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  3. speedz

    speedz In need of a fishroom....

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    is it a true uv light?
     
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    a ture UV light will leave you with "arc" eyes if you look into it. its most porb just a blue light
     
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    The algae will enjoy the purple light.
     
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    What are the different lights you get, and what are they for?
     
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    SauRoN

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    Ha ha, I didn't say it is a UV light, just looks much like one but not as darkly purple.

    It simply says "Red".

    So the question is, do I leave it on all the time?

    I thought UV light kills Algae?

    Isn't that why they put them in ponds?
     

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