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 #1169006


Ninjaseal
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 Lighting question

hey all i have about 4 type of lighting and im not sure which i should use

i have a 17w flurecent
and 2 clamp lights 1 100 watt blue bulb and a i think 80 watt red bulb
also i have 40 watt house bulbs...

i heard 40 is the wattage to use...

so should i use a 40 watt house light in the clamp?

wat should i do?

get a 40 watt flourecent fixture?



02/11/07  12:00pm

 #1169630


Esio_Cahamee
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  Message To: Ninjaseal   In reference to Message Id: 1169006


 Lighting question

use black lights



02/11/07  07:51pm

 #1169649


Ninjaseal
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  Message To: Esio_Cahamee   In reference to Message Id: 1169630


 Lighting question

ok i have a black light also...i should use that all day?



02/11/07  08:08pm

 #1170242


ImTheDaddy
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  Message To: Ninjaseal   In reference to Message Id: 1169649


 Lighting question

What type of scorpion are you housing?



02/12/07  08:18am

 #1170517


Dmetz
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  Message To: ImTheDaddy   In reference to Message Id: 1170242


 Lighting question

Do NOT use a black light, especially not for extended periods of time...they cause sunburns (per se’) to scorpions. Black lights should only be used to locate the scorpion, not for aesthetic purposes.

All of those bulbs are in wattage’s that are way to high and, unless your house is extremely cold, none of them are necessary.

Scorpions are nocturnal, so lights are a waste of time. As heat sources, they aren’t the greatest either.



02/12/07  02:19pm

 #1172294


Ninjaseal
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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1170517


 Lighting question

ok so i will be using the 17w flurecent and the red light at night



02/13/07  07:38pm

 #1174870


Dazbuzz
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  Message To: Ninjaseal   In reference to Message Id: 1172294


 Lighting question

i’ve heard that black lights can blind your scorpion so i never use them at all. i think it was dmetz that told me not to use a heat bulbs coz they suck out all the humidity.



02/15/07  07:31pm

 #1177619


MEEE.
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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1170517


 Lighting question

hey metz, im sure the high wattage bulbs do wonders for the humidity as well.

i never got a chance to ask you, why did you add the d to your name?



02/18/07  01:18am


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