What should I set my grow light to?


What should I set my grow light to?

What Color Light is Best for Plant Growth?

  1. Violet-blue light in the 400 – 520 nanometer range encourages chlorophyll absorption, photosynthesis, and growth.
  2. Red light in the 610 – 720 spectrum range promotes flowering and budding.

How close should a grow lamp be to plants?

When it comes to HID grow lights, it’s best to keep them at least 12″ (30cm) away from your plants at all times. The stronger the light, the further you’ll need to hang it, so if you have a 1000w you may want to hang it at least 15″ (38cm) away.

Where should grow lights be positioned?

In general, grow lights should be mounted closer to the plant canopy for vegetative stages of growth and higher up (further away from) the plant canopy during the flowering stages of growth.

Should grow lights be left on 24 hours a day?

A: In general, you should not leave grow lights on 24/7. Plants need a light-dark cycle to develop properly. It’s believed that they truly do “rest” during periods of darkness, and probably use this time to move nutrients into their extremities while taking a break from growing.

Do grow lights have to be above plants?

Incandescent grow lights should always be at least two feet away from your plants because they give off a lot of heat and could damage the foliage. Fluorescents should be at least one foot away from your plants, so as your plant grows be sure to adjust the height of the grow light.

Why are my plants dying under grow lights?

Different Intensity for Different Plants While plants need light to survive, too much light and heat can damage them or kill them off. You must look at the plants you are trying to grow and balance the amount of heat and light they need.

Can I leave grow lights on 24 hours?

Should I run my grow lights at night?

Can you leave grow lights on 24 hours a day?

Should I turn my fan off at night?

The fan is a cost-effective way to keep you cool during the hot and humid summer nights. But sleeping with the fan on may trigger congestion, dryness, sore muscles, or allergic reactions in some people. If you have allergies but sleep hot, try using air filters and humidifiers to reduce symptoms of allergies.

Should I leave fans on in grow tent?

This can result in ‘wind burn’ and can damage your plants (think gentle breeze vs tropical storm). Setting up oscillating fans will help moderate the temperature and humidity in your grow room, but fans alone are not enough. You need an air extractor fan system to keep the air in your grow room or grow tent fresh.

Should I turn off the grow light at night?