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Which is the Best CDM/CMH Grow Light for Me?

  • Published on October 7th, 2019
  • Category: General

How to choose a CDM Going back a few years, Metal Halide lamps were the standard choice for vegging or supplementary lighting to give a more balanced spectrum in a flowering setup. Ceramic Discharge Metal Halide (also known as CDM or CMH) grow lights have risen considerably in popularity in the last few years. They ...

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What’s the Best Grow Light Reflector?

  • Published on October 7th, 2019
  • Category: General

Shine a little Light on me! A grow lamp consists of 3 main parts – the ballast, the lamp and the reflector. The job of the ballast is to convert mains electricity into a form that can fire and run a lamp as efficiently as possible. The main differences between different ballasts are whether they ...

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How to set up Grow Tent Ventilation

An extraction system consists of 3 main parts – the carbon filter, the duct fan and the ducting, although duct clips and/or a fast clamp are also necessary. The RAM duct fans that we include in our Essentials kits are very easy to set up. With some duct fans, such as RVKs, it is necessary ...

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How to Install a Grow Light

By this point, you will probably have your grow tent erected and got the extraction system installed. The next step is to install the grow light. If the grow light is of the LED variety, then it will normally consist of just the LED unit and little else. However, if the grow light is an ...

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How to Put Up a Grow Tent

Getting Set Up Part 1: Erecting the Grow Tent Right, so you have chosen and bought your grow kit, now where to start? The first thing to do is to put up the grow tent. This is a lot simpler than many people think. One of the key things here is to take your time ...

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Top Tips For Growing In Cold Conditions

  • Published on September 30th, 2019
  • Category: General

Maintaining your plant’s environment is key to a successful grow, poor environments lead to poor quality and small yields. Keeping conditions within optimal ranges is one of the biggest challenges for growers, the UK climate is notoriously varied. However, colder months are ideal for growing, because it’s much easier to add heat than it is ...

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What Is Purpinator & How Does It Work?…

Building on the success of the much loved Terpinator, Purpinator gives you the ability to bring out your plants natural genetics to create richer colours, aromas and tastes, but how does it do that?… Purpinator naturally stimulates & activates certain intra-cellular biochemical processes within your plants to facilitate increased production of important flavonoids like anthocyanins, ...

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Setting up the Perfect Sealed Grow Room

  • Published on September 25th, 2019
  • Category: General

Apart from a few pots, media and plants, most indoor growers will start out with a grow-tent, a grow-light and an extraction system (as comes with one of our essential grow kits). The tent provides the grow-space, the grow-light provides the light and warmth, while the extraction kit removes stale, CO2 depleted air, excess heat ...

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The Easy and Cheap Way of Adding UV Light for Plants

Harness the Enhancing Power of UVB in your Grow! Ultraviolet light cannot be seen by the naked human eye but we can see the effects that it has. On one hand it can cause accelerated skin aging and even cancer. However, it can also stimulate tanning and vitamin D production. This is because our skin has ...

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Introducing the Amazing SANlight Q6W

Yet again, LED Grow Lights take another leap forward! One of the general facts of life is that technology is always advancing. And this is still true of LED grow lights which continue to improve, thanks to the continuous advances made by LED manufacturers such as Osram, Samsung and Cree. When these advances are diligently ...

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