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    LED switches and dimmers

    Hi so this is my first grow with an LED lighting system (previous used a 400watt hps) and I've read from various sources that you only really need certain color spectrums on for veg and flowering and that having the full spectrum switches on is not necessarily needed and that it just costs more electricity with very little added rewards.

    I'm using a viparspectra par600 with switches for the red, white, and blue. I wanted the par700 unit with dimmers but they were sold out at the time. Anyways I'm growing autos 2 weeks in under blue and white switches on with red off. My question is should I continue with blue + white until flowering starts or go full spectrum? Also for flowering should I go full spectrum or just red + white?

    Also I'm thinking about adding another LED for my 4x4x8 grow tent, would another par600 be good or should I go par700 and if so how should you use the dimmers for best results?

    I have 2 Viperspectra 600's... Both Veg+Bloom have been on since i got the lights, every grow, from start to finish. Just have to be careful of distance from light to plant so she doesnt burn. Trial and error i guess.
    Shappel S3000 3.5x6x6' ice fishing hut
    2 Viperspectra 600 LED
    45w Root Farm Grow Light
    6" Fusion Breath, Fan/Filter
    4" Vivosun fan/filter
    Canna Coco/perlite
    General Hydroponics Flora Series
    Lost Coast Plant Therapy(WPM, Thrips,Mites,Aphids etc)

    Current Grow
    2 Sex Bud photos-tent
    1 King Tut photo-tent
    1 Crystal Candy photo-tent
    3 Budmail bag seed fem photos(unknown strains)-tent
    4 outdoor purple ayahuasca (Barneys)
    1 Quarter pounder auto- outdoor
    1 GG#4 auto-outdoor



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