Posted by Meeko's Mom on 1/24/06
Three birds, low ceiling, ceiling fan (3)light fixture.
I DO NOT use the ceiling fan ! I am just not sure how many I
should use? I Just don't want to over do it !
On 1/24/06, Michael L wrote:
> On 1/24/06, meeko's mom wrote:
>> Thanks so much. I've done a search on them. Can't find the
>> Phillips in my area. I did find the Vita-Lite. How many
>> should I use per room? And, which wattage do you suggest?
> I've not used the Vita-Light, but wattage in any fluorescent
> lighting is based upon the length of the tube you want to use.
> I use 48" tubes over most of my cages and that length tube is in
> the 35 watt range, I believe. I also use some smaller lights
> (24") and they are 20 watts.
> You would have to decide what kind of fixturing you would want
> use in your bird room and base it on the size of the room and
> many cages you have. Even if you can't get a light over each
> cage, generalized lighting will be better than nothing at all.
> Start with a few and see how it goes for you.
> Sorry I can't give you an exact amount.
> Michael L