Light schedule during the cycle?

ScubaSteve4Life

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I'm starting a brand new all dry rock, live sand aquarium with the help of Red Sea's reef mature kit. I'd just like to know when my LED's should be on during the cycle. I've heard mixed opinions on this topic. Everyone saying keep them off seems to be to reduce algae though.
 
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I'm starting a brand new all dry rock, live sand aquarium with the help of Red Sea's reef mature kit. I'd just like to know when my LED's should be on during the cycle. I've heard mixed opinions on this topic. Everyone saying keep them off seems to be to reduce algae though.

I'd keep them off during a cycle. Nothing to photosynthesize except nuisance algae. Run them when you you add fish and coral. JMTCW
 
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