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Re: UVI:UVB Ratios

Thanks to the pair of you, both make for very interesting and informative reads! Also, thanks for the link to the previous thread, Frances, It will make for a
madarecneps
Jun 25
#8786
 
8785

Re: UVI:UVB Ratios

Frances, thank you for that excellent explanation again!!. But to interject some basic thoughts, I always use the UBV-UVI ratio. I have "Mater Meters" My 6.5
Robert MacCargar
Jun 24
#8785
 
8784

Re: UVI:UVB Ratios

Hi, Adam. There was a long discussion on this topic - the UVB:UVI ratio, or more accurately, the Solarmeter 6.2 : Solarmeter 6.5 ratio - back in Sept-Oct last
lilacdawndragon
Jun 24
#8784
 
8783

Re: UVI:UVB Ratios

Cheers, Bob, any input would be appreciated. It's always a fascinating subject that is much debated, but essential to our captive care of these wonderful
madarecneps
Jun 24
#8783
 
8782

Re: UVI:UVB Ratios

Adam, If I answered this it would be considered biased, so someone with good experience and years of keeping reptiles should do this job for you. Good question
Robert MacCargar
Jun 23
#8782
 
8781

UVI:UVB Ratios

Hi, I'm new to this group and using Yahoo in general so I hope i'm not wasting your time by going over a previous topic. I recently saw a conversation with
madarecneps
Jun 23
#8781
 
8780

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

You guys are so cool... UV curing had to have exhaust fans to get the ozone out. I kind of like the ozone smell. all my grow rooms had my own design ozone
Robert MacCargar
Jun 22
#8780
 
8779

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

I remember something else I did. I built a "safe box" with a new UVC fluorescent tube inside. My UVC sensor on the Vilber VLX 3w went wild for that. Then I
charming_party_guest
Jun 20
#8779
 
8778

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

I'll be very interested to hear your test results Randy. I use a WG295 filter with my Solarmeter 8.0 UVC meter, to detect out-of-bandwidth response from UVB
lilacdawndragon
Jun 20
#8778
 
8777

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

Correct. I am not using these filters for absolute measurements. They are band-pass filters, just used as a brief test to see if the sensors are within
charming_party_guest
Jun 20
#8777
 
8776

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

I'm interested in your findings. I've tried to Google 245BP12 245BP19 312BP50 but even if I add keywords like quartz and filter, I get no results. Please could
lilacdawndragon
Jun 20
#8776
 
8775

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

I should have used the correct terms. When I said "glass filter", I was incorrect in my wording.....these were "quartz filters", the kind used for optical
charming_party_guest
Jun 20
#8775
 
8774

Re: Aw: [UVB_Meter_Owners] Re: New here +my intro +controversy quest

To the original poster: Yes... each surface of the clear glass or plastic also "reflects" away about 2.5% ... so 5% total. But that would not drop some
vitd295nm
Jun 11
#8774
 
8773

Aw: [UVB_Meter_Owners] Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

I have done quite a lot of math with uvb-meters and I agree with vit295nm. In general, you are right, but there are only a very limited number of sensors,
Sarina Wunderlich
Jun 11
#8773
 
8772

Re: New here +my intro +controversy question

vitd295nm..... I do not believe he is using "fake" meters. I believe he is using genuine meters, but interpreting the results wrong. I have taken to purchase
charming_party_guest
Jun 11
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