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Nepenthes terrarium light question

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Sep 5, 2020
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I had a question about lighting for a nepenthes terrarium.
I just got a 80 x 60 x 50 cm terrarium and I am wanting to grow several nepenthes in it.
(Perhaps house 2 bigger ones in there permanently)

I was wondering what kind of lighting would be best.
I am finding a lot of different answers online, but basically I would mainly like to know what kind of intensity the light needs to be, and the time it needs to be, and maybe some brand or website tips.

I am hearing all from 2500K to 6500K, so any advice would be appreciated a lot.

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I haven't found color temperature to be all that important. I prefer to use LEDs. They're more efficient and generally run cooler than an equivalent florescent fixture. For a tank that size a pair of small LED panels should be fine. The only specific advice I have is to go for white panels over red and blues if you plan to keep it where you'll be looking at it.
 
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