Fluorescent Grow Light Systems

Hydrofarm 4-Foot T5 Fluorescent Grow Light System As demonstrated on the image, this is an 'open' system, in contrast to the 'closed' grow tents. The main disadvantage of these 'open' systems is that they 'leak' out light, temperature, humidity etc.. In contrast, with a 'closed' system, all the light energy that comes out of your LED grow light or HID grow light is available for the plants to use. Same goes for temperature and humidity as well. A 'closed' system in your garage will maintain a … [Read more...]

iPower HPS + MH Grow Lights – 400 and 1000 watt systems

1X 1000 watt dimmable electronic ballast + 1X 1000 watt Super HPS (High Pressure Sodium) bulb + 1X 1000 watt MH (Metal halide) bulb Digitally dimmable electronic ballast. 50% 75% 100% power levels Timer included 6" Standard Air Cooled Hood included 2X Heavy Duty Rope Ratchets included HPS bulb: 2,100 0K (Red light for flowering) MH bulb: 6,400 0K (Blue light for vegetative growth) Should you buy it? If you want to settle for a HPS + MH system, this is great. The main advantage is … [Read more...]

LED lights for Flowering

Specifically emits RED light of 630nm and 660nm wave lengths (Blue light of ~450nm wave length is for vegetative growth) Highly recommended to boost flowering/bloom NOT recommended as the sole source of light for growth/vegetative phase plants Suitable as a secondary light source to supplement sunlight or a predominantly 'blue' grow light 90 watt total output 50,000 hour lifespan Reviews are mostly 5 stars (out of 5) Also read our comparison of the other G8LED grow lights … [Read more...]

G8LED 8 Band Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights – 240w, 450w, 600w and 900w

Total LEDs 80 LED x 3w = 240w 80 LED x 3w = 240w 150 LED x 3w = 450w 200 LED x 3w = 600w 300 LED x 3w = 900w No of bands 8 Bands + Infra Red (IR) + Ultra Violet (UV-B) Growing or Flowering stage? Red spectrum increased to further improve flowering Growing and Flowering Growing and Flowering Growing and Flowering Growing and Flowering Coverage 6 sq feet 6 sq feet 12 sq feet 18 sq feet 24 sq feet Cost Like most other LED grow lights, G8LED costs over $1/watt. … [Read more...]

Apollo Horticulture Full Spectrum Red, Blue and IR LED Grow Light – 75w, 135w, 180w, 240w and 300w

Total LEDs 25 LED x 3w = 75w 45 LED x 3w = 135w 60 LED x 3w = 180w 80 LED x 3w = 240w 100 LED x 3w = 300w No of  bands 4 4 6 6 7 Spectra Blue (460nm), Red (610nm, 630nm) & IR (730nm) Blue (460nm), Red (610nm, 630nm) & IR (730nm) Blue (430nm, 475nm), Red (620nm, 630nm, 660nm) & IR (730nm) Blue (430nm, 475nm), Red (620nm, 630nm, 660nm) & IR (730nm) Blue (430nm, 475nm), Red (620nm, 630nm, 660nm), IR (730nm) & White Coverage 2 sq feet 4 sq feet 5 … [Read more...]