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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

Ballasts

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/shortcuts/2012/dec/09/porsche-owners-beware-cannabis-growers?CMP=twt_gu 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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