Indoor Grow Lighting
Categories Indoor Grow Lighting
High Pressure Sodium (HPS) and Metal Halide Lights (MH) will emit light that is very balanced and contains all the energy peaks at wavelengths of the visible spectrum. With this balanced spectrum these lights are excellent for vegetative growth or will aid in flower development and fruit set.
Compact Fluorescent (CFL) are significantly cheaper in operation than ignition lamps and do not require a separate ballast. This makes ESL bulbs popular with beginners.
Light-emitting diodes are the most modern growing lights available, but also suitable for amateurs or semi-professionals. No heating, reasonable operation costs and ideal light for your plants.
Sometimes the terms "neon lights" or "fluorescent luminaires" are used, but they actually describe nothing more than a standard fluorescent tube - fluorescent lamps are a classic choice for the lighting of indoor plants, efficient and easy to use. An evergreen, especially recommend for early stages of plant breeding.
Analog and electronic ballasts for planting bulbs of all important performance classes. Some of the devices are dimmable to allow the use of light with uneven power.
These tubes are ideal, if you have too much heat in your grow room. Installed in between the ventilation hoses, these reflectors will remove all the hot air you dont want to have inside your box.
The best lighting will not increase your harvest, if it does not reach the plants. Here you will find reflectors for the ideal light output in a variety of versions.
Those who are not constantly at home in order to look after his protégés, needs a timer for automatic control. Technology for lighting control can be found here.