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Old 05-07-2012, 11:18 AM   #1
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TrueLumen led dor growing plants?

As anyone had any luck or experience in using the true lumen led lighting strips to help grow plants? I am thinking about getting a magenta and a white strip to use to grow plants I was told they would work but i just wanted to check on here to see if anyone had experience with this.
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:51 PM   #2
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I think Fort was using those on his 12L. I would link you his thread, but alas, I am on a phone.
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Picked up 2 of the 12,000k white lights and I could almost instantly see a difference in the plants they seemed to lean towards the light.
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Aren't they expensive compared to say Marineland led fixtures? I've considered them before but thought they were pricey.
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They are expensive compared to the marineland LEDs, but they are far more powerful. I have a 36" one on my 12L, and it is growing HC so compact that I don't think any of it is more than 1/4" above the substrate...
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Would they work for nite time or are they too bright then?
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:56 PM   #7
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You mean like moon lights? They are not dimmable... waaaaaay to bright for moon lights

You can get little .3W led's that would be suitable for moonlights.
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Saw those too just thought the strip would be better. No biggie, thanx.
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