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Need to "Acclimate" a tank to new lighting?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gb387, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. gb387

    gb387 Inactive User

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    Is there a need to "Acclimate" a tank to new lighting?  I am going from 2X130 PC to 8X54 T5...  any thoughts on this?
  2. glaspie69

    glaspie69 Experienced Reefkeeper

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    drop the lighting schedule down to like 4 hours daily and increse slowly over a month or more
  3. slovan

    slovan Experienced Reefkeeper

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    Some people use layers of screen cloth and remove them over a couple weeks.

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