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    Good clone/mother leds

    Just thought I would share my experience with a hyper tough 45 watt shop light led from Walmart and only 20 dollars. Just one of them is lighting up mother plant tent with clones Just fine. I did add a big CFL to help it out but I'm thinking it's not needed. Even then I think two of them will work just fine. They do run a bit warm.
    Last edited by Cloud; 10-20-2021, 06:14 PM.
    640 watt hlg quantum board
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    Water only i don't check ph
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    #2
    I saw this light and thought so also. Your right it's just all she needs. Great job Cloud
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    Soil grower with coco/perlite mixed in
    indoor/outdoor grower
    1 36"x36"x66" tent- Viparspectra P2500
    1 3x3x6 tent- used in late spring for seedlings both veggies & weed. I have 2 viparspectar 450r for that tent.
    I use a t-5 & 54watt CFL for seedlings
    Sometimes i use plastic sometimes i use fabric grow containers
    Currently using fish/guano during veg growth & FF Grow Big 6-4-4 teens to bloom. Once i see pre-flower i switch to
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      #3
      I was running a 3'x1.5' tent, about 4 sq ft of canopy, and I had really good results with my original lm561c QB panel @ 75 watts.
      Most of the commercially available diodes used in shop light and screw-in replacements aren't as efficient as top-shelf offerings so I'd shoot for around 20-25 watts/ sq ft to get good light levels for veg.
      Last edited by gbauto; 10-22-2021, 02:08 AM.
      WHAT???
      5x5 grow space
      900w of Vero's and F-strips
      4-17gal totes self-made UC system.

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      • Cloud
        Cloud commented
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        I normally use my hlg 150 watt qb buts its being used at the moment. Started a few to many plants and used what i had. That big cfl is 75 watts i think so tent is mostly covered lol.

      #4
      How much did the light raise the tent temperature? I could use a few degrees at “night” and it would be nice for it to be usable light at an affordable cost. Thanks bd
      Last edited by bdeegan; 10-21-2021, 01:47 PM.

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      • Cloud
        Cloud commented
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        It's in a controlled environment so I didn't even moniter temps. I never felt any heat in the tent when I opened it but I have a big exhaust fan going.

      • bdeegan
        bdeegan commented
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        10-4, thanks!

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