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16 hours lighting ok?
    #11293940 - 10/21/09 07:54 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Can my fruiting chamber get 16 hours fluorescent light each day (under a shared plant light). I know 12/12 is preferred but is 16/8 ok??


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: rottypup]
    #11293953 - 10/21/09 07:56 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

yes that will work fine.. some say its better that way.. some disagree, but it will work fine..,

whats the colortemp of the light?


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: Slimz]
    #11293967 - 10/21/09 07:58 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

It will be fine like he said. I only give mine around 6-8 hours per day...Just a preference and its easier on me.


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: MHbound]
    #11294363 - 10/21/09 08:51 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

my FC is going under shared plant lighting that is on 16/8 daily. 2 Agrosun 48" full spectrum fluorescent tubes.


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: rottypup]
    #11294377 - 10/21/09 08:53 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

its fine, like you said not ideal but will work


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: feelfunny]
    #11294500 - 10/21/09 09:10 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

They'll still grow fine even with 24 hour light. I work from home dispatching during the night, mine get sunlight from the window they're next to all day, and light from my CFL's I use for room light all night. Noted the CFL's aren't in the right spectrum, they look pretty yellow/red to me.


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: feelfunny]
    #11295215 - 10/21/09 10:36 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

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feelfunny said:
its fine, like you said not ideal but will work




exactly what he said


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Re: 16 hours lighting ok? [Re: MHbound]
    #11295276 - 10/21/09 10:43 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

the most explosive pinset i have had recieved about 14 hours of lighting, once the amazing pinset had formed i let it go in almost complete darkness for a while... it was amazing

honestly im starting to think that it's based far more on genetics then it is lighting.


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