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How high?

Now that I've migrated from T5's to HID's, I'm wondering how far above the plants these beasts should be. I'm running a 1000w MH dialled ba…

Started by Ian Cameron

5 Dec 29, 2014
Reply by Ian Cameron

HID's, what are the pros and cons for MH and HPS?

Hi Folks, well after 2 yrs of T5's, I have switched to HID's for the balance of my winter season in the in-ground green house. I have done…

Started by Ian Cameron

7 Dec 20, 2014
Reply by Ian Cameron

HID lighting

I have a lighting question, I am getting ready to run electrical in my grow room. The grow area will consist of 2 8' x3' GBs put end to and…

Started by Chris Blanco

9 Dec 19, 2014
Reply by Jeff S

HID's raising cain with my timers

Seems I can get a timer to hang together for more than ten cycles when firing up my MH's. Should I be using a relay of some sort? Any ideas?

Started by Ian Cameron

2 Sep 27, 2014
Reply by Ian Cameron

light manipulation

i live in east tn. and i am craving fresh veggies in the winter.i am in possession of a large # of grow lights and other equipment as i hav…

Started by charles alan crabtree

2 Aug 24, 2014
Reply by Jack Dunbar


I am a great believer in the old saying - "He who asks a question is a fool for 5 minutes, he who does not, remains a fool forever". So, he…

Started by Ian Cameron

2 Feb 3, 2014
Reply by Ian Cameron

Question about HPS fixtures

Does anyone know if this type of fixture needs a ballast, and would they have a mogul, or medium base? I can't tell by the tag, but can pic…

Started by Matt T.

26 Feb 26, 2013
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

Headlight Option The first thing that popped into…

Started by Eric Warwick

11 Jan 15, 2013
Reply by Joe Bifano

do i need extra lighting?

Here is my plan. a 55 gallon rain barrel for a tank. with 2 grow beds on the side of it above the tank. i'm going to run the pump constantl…

Started by Odd Tree

3 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

PL-L Lighting

In an ideal world, you would have a fluoro tube with all the advantages and none of the disadvantages of current fluoros. Our ideal fluores…

Started by Vlad Jovanovic

41 Jan 10, 2013
Reply by Joe Bifano


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