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LED grow lights

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by Jeff9, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Jeff9

    Jeff9 Member

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    Hi all,

    I am working on receiving a few samples of some new LED T5's and i want to make sure i get the most optimal ones for orchids. I grow under lights, but unfortunately i only have very basic knowledge of lighting and all the "scientific" and technical side.

    I've looked at the mentioned color temperature ranges (5500-6500K mentioned often) - but i'm unsure what to perceive as "full spectrum" and what other properties you must look at to get the most optimal lighting conditions.

    Hopefully someone can provide some insight.

    These products standard come in 3000k - 4000k - 6000k at 3000 lumen output and diffuser (yet quite bright)

    Thanks.