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12-03-2007, 02:53 AM
I watched a DVD about planted tanks. They said we shouldn't run the air pump during the day because it starves the plants of the C02 they need to grow efficiently. The best time to run it is for a couple of hours at night after the lights are off. Any comments?

12-03-2007, 03:01 AM
I started doing that a few days ago. Been working fine for me.

12-03-2007, 03:11 AM
I run mine 24/7. I figure that if its managing to disolve O2 into the water, why wouldn't it do the same for atmospheric CO2? My plants are doing wonderfully.