Finally a really bright idea

dulux80This is what happens when good lights go bad… or at least when you wire them up badly. They eventually burn out and die. So after about a year and a half I had to bite the bullet and rebuild all four lights for the cool vivarium. Because one after one, they had all started to give me trouble this fall. Light being an absolute […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:45+02:00January 6th, 2012|Categories: Cool vivarium build, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |10 Comments

Nebula orchid light reflector upgrade

Nebula reflector projectI finally figured out a good and inexpensive way to upgrade all my three nebula light fixtures with reflectors. I bought Diamond Mylar (Reflect-A-Gro) and glued it into the fixure with spraymount. It turned out really good I think. Hope it gives even better distribution of the light. In theory a reflector should about double the usable light…

More light = happier orchids!! Good times.

By |2017-10-13T11:26:18+02:00February 1st, 2009|Categories: A day in the life of...|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nebula orchid light reflector upgrade