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i'm tickled that my wife's aquarium now lights up the room at night like hi-intensity CGA Mode 4/Palette 1 or a bi pride flag or a vaporwave album cover but she insists that it's a happy coincidence and there are very science reasons for these particular colors

@PixelOccult it's too dark to tell but my Neon Moon deck is in that photo, atop some books on the left 😁

@George_Mutt this is my fuzzy memory and paraphrased but as far as i understood her explanation:

the blue simulates the wavelength of light that penetrates to a certain depth of ocean water at a certain time of day (we don't keep it that blue all the time) and the purple is from a "grow light" which is the optimal wavelength for beneficial algae to grow in the refugium sump tank in the cabinet.

@pho4cexa
How cool is that! Thank you for responding. That was very generous of you. I did look up the part about blue light but didn’t see anything about purple. I’m surprised about actually wanting to grow algae growth bad. But it is a good source so I guess that makes sense. I use a grow light too but not to grow algae 😜

@pho4cexa Maybe the same very science reason applied when choosing the bi pride flag colors :thonking:

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