Does Sun realy make a difference ?
Hi I'm rather new to fish keeping I started about 2 months ago with a little starter tank. I gradually Built Up my fish. About 2 weeks ago I purchased A 3 and a half foot tank. I keep it in my room and it is in the direction of the window when there is direct light I shut the curtains but lots of light still gets in (but not direct) Iv heard people saying it is a very bad thing :(. Can any one enliten me on this Because I would hate to be puting my fish's health at danger and not knowing. Thanks :)[/b]
Hi ClarkyJ and welcome to the forum.
I also have my tank fairly near to a window, and as a result keep the curtains shut when it's very sunny outside.
I think the main thing to worry about is a build up of algae or the tank overheating if it's warm and sunny outside. However, if the tank isn't getting direct sunlight then I wouldn't worry about it too much - just keep an eye on things.
I've had mine located where it is for seven months now without any problems at all.
Hope that helps :)
Ye thats a great help :) put my mind at ees
Its mainly an algae and temp fluctuation problem, some fish are stressed from strong sunlight as well, all in all its best not to have it in direct sunlight
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