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A Light’s Tale: Next-Gen Grow Lights From EYE Hortilux

Thirty years ago, indoor cannabis grow-light options were limited. We had high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs, fluorescent bulbs, magnetic core and coil ballasts adapted from street lighting, and store-bought lighting products. None of it was designed or designated for horticulture, and certainly not for marijuana plants. These days, there are […]

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Bigger Harvests & More Potent Buds With Double-Ended Grow Lights

Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]

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How to Grow Pot: T-5 and LED Grow Lights

In our previous article on indoor marijuana grow lights, we focused on the most popular type: high intensity discharge (HID). There are three other types worth using, and today’s article focuses on two of them. The first type we’re discussing is T-5 high-output fluorescent. Growers who have tiny grow spaces or are unable to process […]

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How to Germinate Marijuana Seeds the Easy Way

There are many opinions about how to germinate marijuana seeds. Some people advocate putting cannabis seeds in between two wet paper towels. Others say put them in a glass of water. Such methods force you to handle your seeds when they’ve just sprouted. The seeds have to be carefully plucked from the paper towels or […]

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LED Grow Lights Better than HID for Marijuana!

I started using LED grow lights early in 2016 after reading about them on BigBudsMag.com. My previous hydroponics lighting equipment had been two 1000-watt HID bulbs with reflectors and ballasts. This equipment produced an average three pounds per harvest. My lights weren’t in cooled hoods so I had an LG split air conditioner that cost […]

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Marijuana Flowering Phase Success Secrets

Marijuana flowering phase is the payoff phase for growers, and we’re giving you success secrets so you get bigger, more potent buds. Here we go… Control Temperature & Humidity: Lights-on grow room temperatures above 74F in grow rooms without added C02, and above 83F in grow rooms with added C02, make buds airy and poorly-formed. […]

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Get Yourself the Best Marijuana Grow Lights

High Intensity Discharge (HID) marijuana grow lights are still the primary grow light category used by serious home marijuana growers and professional growers worldwide. Cannabis cultivators use LEDs, fluorescent, CFL, light-emitting ceramic, or plasma lighting because they cut down on heat and on watts burned. But HID metal halide and high pressure sodium marijuana grow […]

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