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Re: night lighting

Paul wrote:

> There are some plants that need a dark period for normal growth.  I have
> seen this requirement in members of the genus Hygrophila.  If kept in
> continuous light, the new leaves will be distorted, small, and they will

> (Elodea, Anacharis).  Even dim lighting overnight will cause this distorted
> growth.  You can always tell if the LFS keeps its tank lights on overnight

I leave my LED nightlights on all the time (even during the day, the power
usage is minimal, probably less than any timer I'd connect them to) and my
hygro doesn't look any different.   

Chuck Gadd