Plants look great, the Phlizon 600w really does a good job at getting them going.
If you got 2 Phlizon 600w already, i wouldn’t get another one, i would get something similar to this :
And then place the best, most powerful light in the middle and the Phlizons on the sides for good illumination power…
I just might do that ive seen some others that are around 150-175 that look good too i cut off part of my room with an extra piece of the removable floor they sent me don’t know if that helps me or not dehumidifier is going in the other side of it basically the room is 2.5x2x60 now
It sure has to be better to have reflective material for the grow space,
I think the best light kit under 200 usd on Amazon is going to be this one though,
But the 130 usd Mars fixture is cheap enough to give it a try
There is also a DYI option. 40 bucks more added to what you posted will get you three additional boards.
Check out my build here.
Looking good my friend. Thanks for the tag!
Nice vivosun is good cuz 3 year warranty but I have to get ballast every other month cuz they blow up what size is your tent ???
It’s a 4x2x5 but i have a piece up kinda separating it into 3x2x5 they sent an extra removeable floor piece so i was able to hang it in there just right my mini dehumidifier came in this morning so ima run that and see how it works also just bought my materials to scrog just some 1inch pvc with corner couplings and wire garden fencing too soon to put it all together but it’s gonna look good from the vision in my head lol have a good day everyone
Why not try LED?
I did but didn’t like it 1200 watt led wall amount 265
So looks like only one of the plants was getting love it’s thicker and has more growth then the other one the leaves are perfect shade of green and i have no other problems with ph or anything but should i buy some cal mag I’ve been hearing everyone talk about it does that promote growth
Here’s a pic of each
Weekly update growth has been crazy since putting the second light inside the tent humidity is still high gonna work on lowering it mini dehumidifier works but not strong enough so gonna hook one up in the basement and see if that helps will update again in 4 days
How far are your lights from the top of the plants?
I can see that you only have the Veg switch on,
And I think you can cover very well both plants with just one light for the moment, but i would have both Veg and Bloom switches On.
Having both lights on at this plant size seems like a waste of electricity a bit…
The Phlizon 600w is easily long enough to cover those 2 plants at that size.
I used a single Phlizon 600w for the first 6 weeks or so on 4 plants.
I have another light now, and waiting for a third, because on the bigger pots (5gal buckets), the Phlizon and a Bestva 1000w are struggling to cover the canopy.
If electricity cost is not an issue, i would still turn both switches on, just to have more Red in the spectrum, and more light intensity.
The Phlizon, specially in Veg only, has the characteristic of making the plant have really close together nodes, making her ver thick and bushy, a little bit more of red on the light can be great for them.
You ain’t lying i looked up forums on here for tight node spacing and mine have them as you can see from the pic the lights are @23” right now the cable wires used to hang them are long as hell I’ll have to do some readjusting soon for the placement of the filter and exhaust fan so i can get the lights situated i want to order the 2000w Phlizon Cree cob series light in the next week or two I’m hoping that helps my issues being that it’s rated at 465w actual draw and still use the Phlizon 600w to fill any spots that need it my main issue right now is humidity i hooked up a dehumidifier in the basement it’s a 50pint size at 9am this morning I’m now on my lunch break and i get out at 8 i checked the temp and rh this morning in the tent and I’m at 73 degrees with a 81% humidity I’m hoping it goes down a lil at least by the time i get home thanks bro for sticking around with me thru this @DMD
@DMD what if i used both still but one on veg and one on bloom
Im a total noob too, just about 2 months ahead of you, and it became an obsession, i have been reading /watching videos all day about lights…
I would have the Phlizon 600w at no more than 18 inches, and with BOTH switches On all the time, with one plant centered below each light.
Maybe 16 inches when the plant is a little bigger.
Each phlizon 600w will cover a 1 ft x 1.5 ft for really good vegetative growth, but for flowering you will want much more power.
The 2 COB Phlizon 1000 is not going to be good enough for 2 plants side by side either…
At least it will not make a big difference, unless you are running the 2 600w alongside to help, and that will be using a lot of energy without the best effects…
I was at some point going to pull the trigger on a Phlizon 2000w with the 4 COBs, something like 300 usd…
Im guessing you are looking at the 1000w with 2 COBs… At around 170 usd?
Right now, i wouldn’t buy another Phlizon, at least until they sare selling some sort of high efficiency quantum board design.
Im guessing you have already heard about the HLG quantum boards, but this lights from Mars hydro look very good for relatively very little money, and would be perfect for 2 plants side by side
The node spacing on my plants was so tight and close together with the Phlizon 600w, that i decided to top them over the 5th node, because it was just too weird at the 3rd, i wish I had took some pics
You being in the future helps me lol ok i was gonna but the one with 4 cobs the 299.99 one on amazon 2000w i seen the qb ones They look good as far as building my own light that’s a no I’m sure i can do it i used to wire circuit breakers when i was younger but I’d rather buy something with a warranty behind it I’m gonna look into the mars light you sent it looks pretty good thanks for the replies have you done lst yet based on my pics from last night do you think it’s time i started the plants are about a foot tall and they are bushy i was thinking maybe i could take a leaf or two off a few of them are bigger then my head lol
That Mars light is about the best plug and play, cheap, good spectrum, enough power light i have found so far, and apparently MarsHydro is a well known brand with years of experience , so reliability shouldn’t be an issue, and they do offer a good warranty.
HLG also offers a warranty for the QB kits, and they seem easy enough to try, but they are a more expensive option.
I think the Mars is something like 90% as good as an HLG while being around 70% of the HLGs price.
The plants look big enough for topping, if you aren’t interested in taking a clone from the tops…
Im also about to start the LST, but im currently waiting for some new soil+coco coir+perlite to put my plants on bigger containers, as they probably are out of space on their 3 gal pots, so im putting them in 5 gal paint buckets that i drilled and cleaned for them.
Patience is the only thing that you can’t buy