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The Bright Stuff: Setting The Record Straight On Grow Room Lighting

Lighting options for cannabis production will continue to evolve as the industry marches forward — but, barring a profound breakthrough, the principles and science behind lighting will remain constant. As we match light fixtures with specific grow situations, it’s imperative to lay to rest once and for all some of the myths and misconceptions that […]

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The Nitty-Gritty Of Why You Should Add Dissolved Oxygen To Water In Hydroponic And Peat-Based Cannabis Growing

So, are you on the dissolved oxygen (DO) bandwagon, or are you still babbling about bubblers? If you fit into the latter category, don’t feel bad — at least you’re adding some oxygen to the water you’re giving to your cannabis crop. “It’s better than nothing,” says Dennis Clark, founder and president of Oxygen Research […]

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Clean And Green: A Cannabis Grower’s Guide To Grow-Room Sanitation

Cleanliness is next to godliness, as they say. And in a cannabis grow room, sanitation is critical to the overall success of your grow program. Yet, it often appears overlooked by many a grower, particularly the small-scale cultivators or those just starting out. “Personally, I think it is horrifically overlooked,” says Christopher Sloper, consultant to […]

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Can Air: The Importance Of Ventilation For A Healthy Grow

Poor ventilation is the one thing that can knock the wind out of the sails of your grow operation. It’s been the culprit of many problems in a grow, including the formation of mold and mildew, mites, poor stem development, and generally poor cannabis growth from the lack of proper oxygen/carbon dioxide (CO2) exchange. Many […]

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