What kind of lights to use

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What kind of lights to use

Post: # 47080Post NocturnusWolfe
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:17 am

What kind of Lights should I use to give my outworld light, and also what is recommended for providing heat?

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Re: What kind of lights to use

Post: # 47082Post MorbidBugg
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:58 am

Any live plants in the outworlds?

Yes? Plants require a good amount of light depending on species most succulents only require roughly room lighting so a little desk lamp will provide enough light and if it's an older style bulb it will create tell enough heat in the outworlds, if you have other plants that require more light than just room lighting I'd suggest the reptile t5s as they produce color spectrums that help plants grow and produce quite abundant heat (I'd make sure to buy a temp gauge though)

Basic lighting if it's just to see tour ants in a fake out world a good ol CFL will be perfect. I'd suggest a soft white AND warm white to get the best lighting to see all your ants colors. A heating pad is only necessary if you have plants. Or its specifically for your nest.
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