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How to Fit a Single-Ended HPS Lamp

How to Fit a Double-Ended HPS Lamp

In this guide, we talk about the key things to bear in mind when you fit a double-ended HPS lamp. Before you do anything, make sure that the wattage of your ballast matches the wattage of the lamp you are using, or there will be a massively increased risk of causing a fire or damaging ...

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Setting Up Your First Grow Tent Kit: A Beginner’s Guide

With the cost of consumable produce becoming ever more expensive, “growing your own” can save you a vast amount of money, as well as make you some extra cash. We’ve helped 1000s of growers put together their first setup, and our experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have along the ...

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How to Manage the Humidity in Your Grow Room

  • Published on October 23rd, 2019
  • Category: General

Getting your environment correct is the key to successful growing, and humidity is easily one of the biggest factors. Perfect it and you’ll see a huge impact on overall plant health. In this blog, we explain why humidity plays such a big role, and showcase the equipment that you need to get it spot-on. When ...

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600w 230v HPS Grow Lamp Shootout – We find the Best 600w HPS Bulb!

The Future is Bright! (as long as you choose the right grow lamp) There is a bewildering number of different brands and models of 600 watt grow lamp on the market. If you are putting together the equipment for your first grow, or just looking to replace your ageing grow lamp, how can you know ...

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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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Grow Tent Setup Guide

Getting Set Up Part 1: Putting up a 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 ...

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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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