Originally Posted by Scope Eye
I leave the lamp on about 18 hours a day. When I do turn it off, it is only for 2 or 3 hours at a time. I never let the temp get below 75. Just fed him and Squirt a small cunck of worm, a piece. Good gosh!! Did they like that.
I think it is not so good to have light on them all the time. Normally it is recommended to give a fish normal light hours. (sunrise, sunset kind of stuff)
Like I turn my tank lights on at 10am and turn them off at 10pm. :)