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Polarized light

>From: George Booth <booth at frii_com>
>Subject: Re: Weird light
>I was browsing rec.aquaia.freshwater.plants recently and came across this:

Slumming again George ?

>>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? 

Of coruse it is. Everybody knows you have to use two mirrors to
unpolarize the light back to normal.

Richard J. Sexton                                         richard at aquaria_net
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