Light Intensity Meter
>Bought one of those cheap lux meters ($40) and was surprised at the
>values being so low, especially in the non MH lit tanks.
>Several tanks that are supporting crypts don't get a signifcant reading.
>This may be one of those places where the inverse square law and other
>theory aren't too important when you can get real numbers from fairly
>cheap test equipment. We spend a fortune of lights, fertilizers, books,
>test kits etc. I suggest we consider these underwater light meters to
>shed some light :) on the most important variable in making plants grow
>(other than water, that is).
>- --Earle Hamilton from northern Michigan where coral once grew
This meter is an excellent idea. May I ask where you got yours?
How does it work? I appreciate the information. Thanks in advance.
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