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OfflineWronguy
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Does the amount of light increase the amount of pins?
    #4091055 - 04/24/05 11:01 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

I have 3 casings sitting in a bathtub in my bathroom all lined up in a row. The first casing is closest to the window and so on. Well my first casing has some 20 pins going, 12 in the second one, and 5 in the third one. The third casing container is some 2 feet further away from the window than the first.

Does the first casing have more pins because it's closer to the light source? Should I initiate a rotation schedule? I have a small desk lamp with a sun type fluorescent bulb, will the UV rays, if any, affect the pins?

The reason I ask is because I can set the desk lamp closest to the furthest casing to give it some more light to catch up.

I know I'm asking a lot of questions and I do appreciate any incite you people can offer. You guys rule!


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Re: Does the amount of light increase the amount of pins? [Re: Wronguy]
    #4091062 - 04/24/05 11:04 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

From your experience, it is sounding like it does influence them. Of course, it could just be a coincidence also.

I'm not really sure...but I'll be others have more input.


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Re: Does the amount of light increase the amount of pins? [Re: Wronguy]
    #4091063 - 04/24/05 11:05 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

No, more light will not increase the amount of pins. In nature they'd be on the forest floor and only recieve a minimal amount of light due to shade from the canopy. It is for this reason that they probably don't require much light.


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Re: Does the amount of light increase the amount of pins? [Re: HerbanShaman]
    #4091150 - 04/24/05 12:08 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Thank you for the replies. I have rotated the 1st and 3rd casing in my TiT to verify. If I see more pin action coming from the recently rotated 3rd casing, I'll have shown that light does affect pinning.

I'll wait and see.

What about my other question on UV rays from the light bulb? Does this affect the pins? The sun puts off UV rays, but is not directly penetrating the casings. Only indirect sunlight is being given. Perhaps UV rays are present regardless of direct exposure.


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