Re: Light Intensity Meter
>From: Jayme Donnelly <Jayme_Donnelly%BOND__NOTES at notes_worldcom.com>
>Date: 15 Nov 95 11:52:44
>Subject: 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.
I know That Fish Place (1-800-733-3829) sells them (Sub-Lux Light Meter)
for $39.99 --- I ordered one - see if it works???
I couldn't find it in the RC Stelle, Majestic, MOPS, and DALECO
Ron Wozniak Allentown PA, USA
rjw at aluxpo_att.com