Home | Community | Message Board


World Seed Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Welcome to the Growery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineAtolas
Stranger
Registered: 08/08/12
Posts: 46
Last seen: 3 years, 1 month
Damn heat.
    #673484 - 06/03/13 12:45 AM (3 years, 6 months ago)

Okay so iv'e been looking through the web to find countless of pictures of small grow cabs. Pc grows, small cabinet grows, I see a couple of intake-outtake fans and 200-150w worth of cfl intalled in them. How? How do they manage the heat? Iv'e built myself a nice grow box that is about a meter in height and 3/4th of a meter in length. The width is almost half a meter. So what gives? I installed 2 very good quality pc fans for intake and a large pc fan for outake. My cfl lighting is about 210 watts. And the heyl. in about 10 minutes the box is very warm, then another 10 minutes it is like a sauna(not really). But c'mon what am i doing wrong? Help!
Thank you for the replies :rastamon:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinePoloDown
Stranger Danger


Registered: 07/13/12
Posts: 1,557
Last seen: 1 year, 2 months
Re: Damn heat. [Re: Atolas]
    #673495 - 06/03/13 12:27 PM (3 years, 6 months ago)

you need fans blowing directly on the bulbs, from my experience.

some people use CFL and never look any other way cause their successful with them.. I personally hate them and they piss me off


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineSmokeSomeHash
Littlest pee pee on da block
 User Gallery


Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 1,555
Loc: murica Flag
Last seen: 9 months, 21 days
Re: Damn heat. [Re: PoloDown]
    #673512 - 06/03/13 02:41 PM (3 years, 6 months ago)

You shouldnt need fans .for intake on a lil cab. Prolly be better to have more exhausts.


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineTank333
Psychotic Hippie
Male User Gallery


Registered: 08/20/10
Posts: 1,241
Loc: Washington
Last seen: 2 years, 6 months
Re: Damn heat. [Re: SmokeSomeHash]
    #675881 - 06/24/13 07:19 AM (3 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

SmokeSomeHash said:
You shouldnt need fans .for intake on a lil cab. Prolly be better to have more exhausts.




I've never grown in a cab (although I'm considering one these days), but this advice makes sense. Maximize your exhaust air and make sure you've got plenty of passive intake.

Also, other than the intake and exhaust fans, do you have any fans circulating the air INSIDE the cab? The friction from the light hitting the plant leaves is what causes the inside to heat up so much (and causes the plants to perspire, causing the "sauna" affect you described), and a small fan or two inside gently blowing the leaves around can have a HUGE affect on the temperature (both the surface temp of the leaves and the ambient air temp as well)...


--------------------
My best run so far


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Intake and exhaust maryanne3087 3,080 16 07/11/10 01:35 PM
by Harry_Ba11sach
* What do you guys think about this venting design? noobs1988 903 10 05/07/13 01:31 PM
by noobs1988
* Intake / Exhaust Help...also tent confusion 101. RasJeph 3,360 2 02/16/12 10:51 AM
by RasJeph
* Intake exhaust filter fan Mystiquemushroom 923 2 07/31/12 04:35 PM
by Mystiquemushroom
* What rating cfm fan do i need? magick81 3,531 3 09/25/11 07:50 AM
by alienscience
* What do you think of this wardrobe for a grow?
( 1 2 all )
magick81 5,490 24 10/12/11 02:10 PM
by phrostbyte
* Moved: My grow plan (very detailed) lemme know what you think... Cactus Chris 2,119 5 09/28/10 10:43 PM
by Cactus Chris
* Ventilation help? Where to put my inline fan? lopan 9,806 9 03/18/11 07:35 PM
by BigBudz

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron
570 topic views. 0 members, 104 guests and 63 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Sporeworks
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.031 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.