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Light Size?
    #312004 - 11/07/09 10:01 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

I plan on growing probably 6 to maybe 8 plants in a large shop near my house. I was going to buy a 1000w lamp, but someone told me I could grow like 12 plants or something under a 1000w.

Money isn't an issue, but would it be smarter to get a smaller lamp for less heat? If so, what wattage?

Thanks a lot.


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Re: Light Size? [Re: nick-onelove]
    #312576 - 11/08/09 08:59 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Depends on floor area, and height you wish.

With the right strains you could easily grow 12 plants around 3 foot tall under a 1000watt in a 4 x 4 room.


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Re: Light Size? [Re: Stoneth]
    #312584 - 11/08/09 09:09 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

get the 1000 watt, youll be happy with what you yeild


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Re: Light Size? [Re: 114425]
    #312590 - 11/08/09 09:13 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Awesome, thanks a lot for the replies guys.

And for the bulb I want an agro HPS right? Will that be ok on the clones too?


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Re: Light Size? [Re: nick-onelove]
    #312920 - 11/09/09 03:31 AM (7 years, 1 month ago)

nope, thats too much light for babies; you coud get by with even just florescents for them in veg, i just got a t5 myyself, but use that 1000w hps for flower. boom baby


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Re: Light Size? [Re: 114425]
    #312934 - 11/09/09 03:53 AM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Thanks 1144425, I was trying to keep costs down by avoiding a florescent, but I just did some research and found out they're hella cheap. I guess CFLs are almost as good as T5 but also almost as expensive.


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