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Artificial Lighting

Grow light discussions; HID, florescent, LED, and anything else that isn't the sun itself.

Members: 138
Latest Activity: Nov 13, 2017

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How high?

Started by Ian Cameron. Last reply by Ian Cameron Dec 29, 2014. 5 Replies

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 back to 75% above my 5x5 raised bed, with lettuce, kale and…Continue

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

Started by Ian Cameron. Last reply by Ian Cameron Dec 20, 2014. 7 Replies

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 some research but cannot find any definitive reasons to go…Continue

HID lighting

Started by Chris Blanco. Last reply by Jeff S Dec 19, 2014. 9 Replies

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 and 2 8'x3' DWC sitting just below the GBs. The total foot…Continue

HID's raising cain with my timers

Started by Ian Cameron. Last reply by Ian Cameron Sep 27, 2014. 2 Replies

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?Continue

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Comment by tilly the tilapia on February 21, 2011 at 10:18am

Hi ya AJ great group to start

 I have worked with artificial light for some time


Comment by AJ Grottke on February 21, 2011 at 9:32am
I will do that ahora!
Comment by Sylvia Bernstein on February 21, 2011 at 5:57am
AJ, this was a good idea for a group!  Have you sent out some invites to recruit some indoor growers into here?

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