Full-spectrum light (issue 30)

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here.

 

REPTILECARE
How to Get Rid of Dark Colored Algae in a Tank
Provide your tank with artificial light no more than 10 to 12 hours per day. Use a full-spectrum light that is designed for aquarium use only and avoid desk lamps or decorative lighting.

 


Taking Good Care of Your North American Box Turtle
Full spectrum lighting is required for indoor enclosures. Full spectrum light mimics the beneficial effects of natural sunlight, enabling the turtle to metabolize vitamin D3

 

What Is a German Giant Bearded Dragon?
Ultra-violet light is needed for the lizard to metabolize calcium, so an appropriate accessory for the terrarium is a full-spectrum light and white melamine panels that reflect the light onto the German giant bearded dragon’s rough skin.

 

BIRDCARE
Full Spectrum Lighting
Recently, I’ve been re-examining the way I provide my birds with full spectrum light. According to research I’ve been doing, full spectrum tube lighting is more beneficial then compact fluorescent lights (CFL’s).

 

An African Grey: Full spectrum lighting What do you have?
Discussion of full-spectrum lighting solutions for African Grey parrots in captivity.

 

How to: Artificial Light to Make Chickens Lay More Eggs
Choose between incandescent, fluorescent and halogen lights. If you opt for fluorescent or halogen, you’ll need to choose bulbs that generate a natural full-spectrum light.

 

HOME DECORATING
Get Ready for Next Year’s Winter Blues
Get prepared for next winter by decorating to alleviate the winter blues. First, place full spectrum light in the rooms you use during the day. They can be bulbs in lamps or ceiling fixtures or more direct light if you suffer from more severe cases of SAD.

 

WORK BETTER
Defining your office style
In every office space, you will want to consider natural, ambient and task lighting. Fluorescent lights provide light with no shadows, however can cause fatigue because they don’t display the full spectrum provided by sunlight. Light from the full spectrum helps set our circadian rhythm.

 

PLANTCARE
How to Grow an Indoor Herb Tea Garden
Things You’ll Need: Potting soil, Gardening containers, Small Stones, Trays, Adjustable light fixture, Full spectrum light, Herb seeds or transplants

 

Why Do Plants Grow Taller Under Blue Cellophane Paper?
In the absence of sunlight, full-spectrum grow lights can be used to complete the plant cycle but exposing the plants to sunlight will give you the best results, sturdy green plants with healthy flowering and fruiting.

 

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 21)
  2. Full-spectrum light (issue 32)
  3. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 34)
  4. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 37)
  5. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 36)

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