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Re: Weird Light
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Weird Light
- From: "Christopher Scott Ferrell" <csferrel at eos_ncsu.edu>
- Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 09:28:46 -0500
- In-Reply-To: Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com (Aquatic Plants Digest) "Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #851" (Feb 17, 3:48am)
- References: <199902170848.DAA23474 at acme_actwin.com>
This is one of the most idiotic things I have heard. I don't want to get into
why... but it sounds completly insane. Does this mean that we can't look at a
mirror and see light because it might kill us? Does this mean that we
shouldn't use reflectors in conjunction with our light hoods? I have a
vacation home that you might like to buy in the middle of the arctic circle.
> I was browsing rec.aquaia.freshwater.plants recently and came across this:
> >mkaczur at earthlink_net wrote:
> >> I started reflecting sun with a mirror to my plant aquarium. Will
> >> reflecting the sun with a mirror be benificial to the plants??? My
> >> aquarium is a 30 gallon tall with two 20 watt tubes. Michael
> >No, reflecting sunlight from a mirror changes the polarity of the light.
> >The reversed polarity may kill the plants.
> Holy cow, I never thought of this. Is it possible?
"If at first you don't succed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it."