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Cannabis Lighting w/ Mercury Vapor Lamps

The oldest and most well-known member of the High-Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting family is the mercury vapor lamp. These lighting systems were developed in the early 1900’s and didn’t really catch on until about the mid-1900’s. Mercury lamps are not the best for growing due to its poor lighting spectrum and very low lumens-per-watt which makes…

Bulbs For Lighting and Lamps

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Incandescent Lamps Incandescent lighting is produced by sending electricity through a filament (superfine wire) where it incurs resistance then heats it up causing it to glow. These light bulbs will work with any ordinary home light socket for cannabis lighting. These bulbs have a light spectrum that goes into the far red-color of the light spectrum….

Marijuana Grow Lights w/ Conversion Bulbs

Conversion or retrofit bulbs are a type of bulb for marijuana grow lights that allows you to utilize a Metal Halide (MH) system with a bulb that emits similar lighting as a High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) bulb would have. These bulbs work well for marijuana grow lights if you do not have enough money to purchase…

Cannabis GOLD – The Best Use Of Marijuana Grow Lights

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Some of the most productive for cloning and vegetative growth that are used by growers are fluorescent grow lights and growers even use these lights to flower their gardens. These lighting systems use long glass tube lights that you can use different spectrum bulbs in. These systems allow you to use a single light spectrum bulb in…

KNOW? Anything About Cannabis Lighting

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High-Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs are a type of electrical lamp that used for cannabis lighting which produces light by means of an electric arc between tungsten electrodes housed inside a translucent or transparent fused quartz or fused alumina arc tube. This tube is filled with both gas and metal salts, the gas facilitates the arc’s…