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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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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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Retrofitting Your Marijuana Grow Room

It’s the third week of August and I’m four weeks into a nine-week bloom phase. It’s been a wickedly hot summer. Hotter and more humid than anyone around here can remember. I had to buy a $435 portable Honeywell 12,000 BTU air conditioner because my three-ton whole-house unit couldn’t handle three 1000-watt HID lights and keep […]

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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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Marijuana Grow Room Meters, Monitors & Controllers

When you’re a marijuana grower, technology is your friend. Technology helps you ensure your cannabis plants get everything they need. It helps you monitor and control your marijuana plants’ environment, water, nutrition, temperature, and other important factors that have big impact on plant health. Of all the tech a marijuana grower can use, meters, monitors, […]

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Are You a Marijuana (Plant) Abuser?

I visited an indoor marijuana garden. The grower was my brother’s friend, begging for help because his cannabis plants were dying and he couldn’t figure out why. Went to his grow room and sadly witnessed the following insanity: Pieces of potato chips on the floor. Miracle-Gro plant food containers. CFLs and T5’s…no actual hydroponics lighting. […]

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