For breeders who do light cycles

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For breeders who do light cycles

Postby Spindown » Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:09 pm

How do you find out what time you should set your light timers every day/week/month to simulate the natural wax and wane of the outside light? I've been trying to google what our sunrise/set times are where I live (Seattle WA USA) and I'm getting confused. I want to simulate the light/dark cycles this year.
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Re: For breeders who do light cycles

Postby Fatal_S » Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:17 pm

For googling it, check the weather network. It tells you sunrise/sunset for your area. Today for Seattle sunrise was 6:59 and sunset is 19:01
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/uswa0395

I don't personally change my cycle aside from winter time, but if I was I'd change it every 2 weeks or so to the current sunrise/sunset times. I don't though, just wanted to offer the weather network link.
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Re: For breeders who do light cycles

Postby Bird_Brain » Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:16 pm

You can also purchase digital timers that automatically adjust for Sunrise sunset times.
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Re: For breeders who do light cycles

Postby Spindown » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:48 pm

i have a digital timer, I'll look and see if it has that option. Thanks for the link Fatal! (I feel dumb now lol)
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