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post #3 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 07:32 PM
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I'd be surprised if you could even get 30 par at the substrate with those LEDs, I'd say it's more likely less. This also really limits your choice of plants. Despite the fact that LEDs look neat, you'd probably get better results with a basic T5 or T8 fluorescent bulb.

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