I am so happy to have found these forums. I've been searching all over the internet to get my questions answered! Even the 420 forums and they are all like
So lets start it out with my fundamental question.
I want to build a custom terrarium that houses medium and low light orchids. Is that possible or do I need to stick to one light choice?.. and have too tanks!
The idea is a tank 3ft tall x 2.5ft wide (I havent decided the width but it will be shaped like a bookcase)
1 foot down from the light(s) I want ~2000 fc's.
2 feet down from the light(s) I want ~1000 fc's.
Also I want to stick to some light source that is natural looking as I want to display this in my house!
Also if my measurements and the whole thing could be optimized a little more, please
let me know where I could tweak this! Nothing is set it stone but I'm trying to get some idea's rolling!
Also my collection right now is a Phal., 2x Onc., & a Blc. Not neccessary going to be whats in the tank, but I would like to have the option of putting them in over the winter.
Also the temperature I am going for is intermediate. Nothing to warm or cold. Household temperatures