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The setup


LEDTHC

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Howdy,

 

Have decided to share my experience with LED, specifically Mars Hydro 150w reflector. Before purchasing the unit I did alot of research online and couldn't find much meaningful info for these smaller units. Ive put a couple of grows through it already so I thought id try and journal my next grow for anyone out there considering their options.

 

The setup;

I've converted an old fridge into a grow box. I cut out the divide between the fridge/freezer cavity and cut out two 100mm holes in the side, one top, one bottom.

 

I have a 100mm exhaust fan connected up to a carbon filter extracting air out of the box. blogentry-56620-0-74183200-1439903026_thumb.jpg

 

Lights;

1 x 150w Mars Hydro Reflector. Haven't put it over a meter, but its widely acknowledged the true draw is about 60-65watt in vege and 90-100watt in flower mode. In addition I have added a single light socket for a CFL, ive found it grows abit better with some more 'white' light in the box (Dont get me wrong the LED goes pretty well on its own). blogentry-56620-0-20305400-1439902978_thumb.jpg

 

Plant:

For this grow im going to put in a single plant (clone). Ive tipped it already so I have a pretty flat plant with 4 main laterals. It's going into a 10 litre bucket that is 80% high quality potting mix, 20% perlite. Don't know the genetics.

 

The Gardner;

Have some gardening under my belt. Still learning with the LED. Interested in power conservation etc and getting most from minimal space and resources (power etc).

 

Updates;

Semi regular, plan for one every two/three weeks life permitting

 

Questions? - Shoot.

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