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Re: In the spotlight
Posted By: Martin Thoene <email@example.com> In Response To: In the spotlight (kiss my fish)
Date: Friday, 13 August 1999, at 4:11 p.m.
In Response To: In the spotlight (kiss my fish)
Fish that come from equatorial regions are used to at least 12 hours of bright sunlight most days, unless they specifically choose a nocturnal life-style. This also goes for the plants, of course.
If they don't get that duration of light then they starve because they can't photosynthesise enough. Also, if you just switch on the lights at odd times that suit you, the plants internal body clock that works just like ours will be upset, effectively making them "jetlagged", and if you've experienced that you