Fridge light on fermenter ok or not?

Post #1 made 3 years ago
I just recently extended a bar fridge out to hold 2 fermenters (just in time my first bar fridge to die :sad: I was planning on having 3 going). Because the light switch is no longer controlled by the door the fridge light turns on when ever the stc1000 turns the fridge on. As its new I have no idea how long or how often it turns on.

I also have an pc fan inside with a blue LED to circulate air that is always on. Is this bad? Would either of these lights effects my ferms?

I know sunlight is bad and maybe extended exposure to fluro's is bad but what about a dim fridge light and a very dim blue LED? Its good to have some light in there to see whats goin on.

Cheers.
Last edited by nosco on 29 Apr 2014, 08:56, edited 1 time in total.
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Post #2 made 3 years ago
nosco,

Sunlight skunks beer quickly. That is about all you have to worry about. A led light on a fan is no worries mate. Dark is best but we must have light to see what we are doing!
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Post #3 made 3 years ago
Thanks Bob!

I only just thought of it tonight as put the temp down another notch. I have 2 brews in there that I dont want to waiste ( still building my reserves).

Thanks.
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