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24 hours light vs 18-6...seedlings fresh out the soil..which is better?

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    24 hours light vs 18-6...seedlings fresh out the soil..which is better?

    Quick question..what are peoples opinions on using 24 hours light on fresh seedlings? As opposed to 18-6..using 450watt MH atm for 12 little seedlings..I'm minkin planta need their sleep but I've been hearing of 50/50 talk on using 24h light in the very beggining

    Until today I've been going 24/0. Mine are 7ish weeks old. I changed my mind when I read something about plants not showing sex until they get some dark. They have a few inches, yet, before going to 12/12. Since I have four bagseed, I would like to know if there are any ballers.
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      For seedlings, i'v always been 24 hrs on right thru veg till flower... Never tried giving them any rest. Plus i can keep my clones in a state of slow veg at the same time.
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      • 9fingerleafs
        9fingerleafs commented
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        Same here. I think it even helps when the plant has never seen any darkness and suddenly it’s 12/12 they get the message to flower pretty fast

      Autos I give them 24/0 all way through their life’s.
      photos I give my seedlings 18/6 from the day they come up from the soil.
      clones I never tried
      Just because people are over 50 doesn’t mean they know everything.
      You can teach a old dog new tricks - But it will still think the old ways are the “best” lol


      • D.A.A.S.69
        D.A.A.S.69 commented
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        Me too, autos, 24-7, from popping up to harvest.

      I use 20/4 for autos right through and the same for photos in veg. This should give me 15% longer life for my lights and save on some energy cost.
      Time is money.
      My yields and quality are good so I don't feel any need to go 24/0.


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