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Offlinegetmyshroomon
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to much light
    #756502 - 07/18/02 01:50 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

i just got a little plam light that cost 2 bucks at a doller shop and im going to put in the top of my terrium the walls of the terruim are black and the inside of the lid is white with the light attached, how much light is to much?


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OfflineMaveric2112
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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #756549 - 07/18/02 02:07 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

Your going to get a ton of different opinions on this but The Mushroom Cultavator (AKA Mushroom growers bible) calls for 12-16 hours a day. I just stick with 14.


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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #756591 - 07/18/02 02:25 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

5-10 minutes a day if good enough


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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #756621 - 07/18/02 02:37 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

I leave my lights on like 14 hours a day since my terraniums are in my room=/

But they dont actually need the light just to show them a direction to grow so its all personal as long as they get some light your golden I recommend at least 2 hours of light though a day.

peace

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Offlinegetmyshroomon
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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #756637 - 07/18/02 02:42 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

i have it pretty close though im worried it'll be to bright or it'll produce to much heat


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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #756691 - 07/18/02 03:06 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

you only need enough light, so that you can see the cakes, i suggest getting a transparent terran. and sitting it close to a window, and let the natural light cycle from the sun take over


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Re: to much light [Re: REDnBLUEshrooms]
    #756955 - 07/18/02 05:04 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

i cant do that, it cant be out in the open or anything or else i would


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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #757021 - 07/18/02 05:22 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

well like its writen i think here in the shroomery guide, if you can see the cakes there is enough light. thats what its like with my terrariam. some of my damn shrooms grow completly horizontal out of the cake. Im saying "what the F!@# are you doing? grow upward man!"

I have a question. I have a plant lamp. the one that is used to mimic sunlight. im guessing mimic direct sunlight. is there anything wrong with using this. I read that normal ceiling lights, flourecent lights can be used.


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Re: to much light [Re: bladerunnerss]
    #757103 - 07/18/02 05:48 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

ok well what i did is move around some of my cakes and put the light in the middle facing upwards andf then i put the shiny side of aluminum foil on the under side of my lid so all the light shines evenly but im still worried about over heating
i am i ok?
thanks


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Re: to much light [Re: getmyshroomon]
    #757154 - 07/18/02 06:01 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

I wouldn't reccomend putting the light too close to your cakes. Just have the light near your terrarium and leave it on for about 4-6 hours. Also, if you have a bulb that is closer to the blue side... use that. Mushrooms respond better to bluish light.


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