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    #4058149 - 04/15/05 11:35 AM (13 years, 7 days ago)

A regular 18" white plant fluorescent-bulb should work fine, ay?


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Re: Another Lighting Post [Re: condonethis]
    #4058152 - 04/15/05 11:36 AM (13 years, 7 days ago)

Long as its not to hot and doesnt put off UV light, any bulb works fine.

Dont incandescents put off UV though? Cant remember..


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Re: Another Lighting Post [Re: scatmanrav]
    #4058191 - 04/15/05 11:48 AM (13 years, 7 days ago)

It's only a small light. No UV @ all? It's designed for plants or aq, so I would imagine that it's got a bit of UV in it, but I'm no electrician, nor biologist for that matter.


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Re: Another Lighting Post [Re: condonethis]
    #4058256 - 04/15/05 12:09 PM (13 years, 7 days ago)

Direct UV isnt good. Not that it wouldnt work, but you could open yourself up to mutations (one of which includes after a few generations, mushrooms that produce no spores causing you to start over again). Thats why you dont want DIRECT sunlight...though indirect sunlight (or light from that I'm sure) work perfect since UV is quickly absorbed. This bulb would probably work, but I've been afraid of any UV light since PF's mushrooms stopped producing spores after using a blacklight for a few generations.


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"life is like a drop of rain getting closer and closer to falling into a lake, and then when you hit the lake there is no more rain drop, only the lake."

Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
Turn your closet into a fruiting chamber
Casing layer colonization and overlay


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Re: Another Lighting Post [Re: scatmanrav]
    #4058274 - 04/15/05 12:16 PM (13 years, 7 days ago)

i would say that it would be okay. i don't see why it would cause a problem as long as there is no direct light hitting it. what i would do is put the light across the room and reflect the light towards the mushrooms and that should work fine


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Re: Another Lighting Post [Re: shroomsupplyer]
    #4058278 - 04/15/05 12:17 PM (13 years, 7 days ago)

Yeah, I meant to say that part in my post too with the sunlight...I missed it though, thanks..


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Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
Turn your closet into a fruiting chamber
Casing layer colonization and overlay


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