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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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light color question

So the plants prefer the blue in white light to grow or the red in grolux type light? Just for leaves to grow, no blooming.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 01:33 AM
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ive been doing a bit of research and it seems that 6500k is a good spectrum , i heard blue spectrum can casue algae too. so red is the go.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 02:45 AM Thread Starter
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So far it seems the 5000-6500 K range is best for vegetative growth.
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