Re: Halide lamps and heat
Tue, 1 Feb 1994 02:45:06 -0800 (PST)

> Unless this Wardian box is being kept someplace really cold, I'd agree with
> Rick's suggestion that a little light would do the trick. If this was my
> project, I'd buy a thermostat (a $30 Dayton one would be fine), hook it up
> to a light bulb, and be done with it. Maybe I'd rig a small light-tight
> enclosure for the light bulb if I were afraid the light emitted would
> adversely affect the plant because of some photoperiod requirements...
> 40W is a potent power source, especially for a small enclosed area.

That's a great suggestion. Do you feel the humidity could cause any sort
of fire hazard? Are there fixtures designed for this sort of thing?