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    Hi all im just growing in a tent for first time my seedlings are only 4 leaves on them how long so i need light to bo on and off for them plus what are the best colour in led do i need and watts thanks a lot
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    Anything between 18hours on/6 hours off and 24 hours on seem to be the norm.

    I don't know enough about LED technology to answer the rest of the question
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    Quote Originally Posted by denise washington View Post
    Hi all im just growing in a tent for first time my seedlings are only 4 leaves on them how long so i need light to bo on and off for them plus what are the best colour in led do i need and watts thanks a lot
    denise
    Hi Denise. What light do you currently have? What size is your tent? How many plants? I would go with 20 hours on and 4 hours off for now but that's just me. It is common to run light on all the time at this early stage.

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    For an all round grow 3500k is fine.

    I run my lights 24-7 using the Invisible Sun Quantum boards. 265w in 1.2x0.6.1.8m

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    hi my tent is 4x4by 6ft high ive only got 3 plants just yet and my light is a led what i used on my marine tank its maimly blue and whie with a bit of red in it

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    Quote Originally Posted by denise washington View Post
    hi my tent is 4x4by 6ft high ive only got 3 plants just yet and my light is a led what i used on my marine tank its maimly blue and whie with a bit of red in it
    Marine tank run at 4500k and as you said a lot of blue / uv on top.

    Not really ideal!

    They are designed to mimic the ocean so no red.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper114 View Post
    For an all round grow 3500k is fine.

    I run my lights 24-7 using the Invisible Sun Quantum boards. 265w in 1.2x0.6.1.8m
    Hello mate, I have a couple of questions on this topic and I think you have the answers.

    How many plants could you do under 1 of those boards?,

    I'm like MC I'm afraid, they were not around when I grew before, I can no longer grow anymore myself, but I am researching for a friend.

    Also, how would it compare to say a 400 watt hps for heat output?

    Very interested in these led boards, I really do wish they had been around when I was growing.

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    You growing auto's or photo's denise ??? ladymaryjane private message invisible sun with details of your set up and they will recommend a QB to suit your needs they are very helpful. G'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymaryjane View Post
    Hello mate, I have a couple of questions on this topic and I think you have the answers.

    How many plants could you do under 1 of those boards?,

    I'm like MC I'm afraid, they were not around when I grew before, I can no longer grow anymore myself, but I am researching for a friend.

    Also, how would it compare to say a 400 watt hps for heat output?

    Very interested in these led boards, I really do wish they had been around when I was growing.
    I grow four plants at a time under this panel.

    All plants staggered two weeks apart.

    Heat is heat, so 265w is less than 400w but still very hot at the moment.

    Also the drivers can be stored outside the groom which helps as they are waterproof.

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    Thank you for the info mate, that has made my mind up.

    It looks like I'll be directing him to the IS website for lighting!!

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    Although anecdotal at the moment. I recently added 2 x 40w 600nm far red quantum strips.

    Yields are through the roof.

    The new kit I believe has them fitted - make sure your mate gets them!!!

    Useful on days like this where the 265w panel is off due to heat. I don’t think you get that control on the new stuff.Worth asking.

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    thanks for that old timer toker got rid of it and bought a different one thanks for advice

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    Quote Originally Posted by denise washington View Post
    thanks for that old timer toker got rid of it and bought a different one thanks for advice
    You and your friend won't go wrong here bro! We love to help!

    Read these guys diaries and get clued up. Growing made easy! I kid you not!

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