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OfflineBurn420
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Few questions regarding lighting...
    #586504 - 09/15/11 10:38 PM (5 years, 2 months ago)

I have an 8" Cool Tube, 400w MH, no ballast yet.  I'm wondering what I should get to make my setup solid.  I would definitely like to get an HPS for flowering so do I need to get a ballast that can work with both?  Also, would it be worth getting a HPS that has more wattage, like 600 or so?  Would it fit into my 8" tube?  Would this effect my ballast?  Any suggestions on decent ballasts that are somewhat cheap?


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Re: Few questions regarding lighting... [Re: Burn420]
    #586560 - 09/16/11 02:25 AM (5 years, 2 months ago)

your bulbs have to match you ballasts

if you take your lamp into a growstore

and tell them youd like a ballast that can run your existing lamp, and a HPS for flowering, they probably have a ballast that can handle that

that is if you dont want to spend the money. if you do, get all kinds of shit :grin:

craigslist probably has what you need if you know what youre looking for


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