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will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting?
    #1636046 - 06/15/03 11:47 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

well? its all i have to use besides them 60watt incadescent bulbs. will two 15 watt fluorescent lights work for about 25 cakes? thanks


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: ]
    #1636055 - 06/15/03 11:50 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

any light (flourescent or incadescent) will work just fine.....you don't need much light. Just make sure the at least light covers the growing chamber.


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: ]
    #1636058 - 06/15/03 11:51 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Should be fine.  The light does not have to be that bright.  And fluorescent works well.

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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: kukusz]
    #1636077 - 06/15/03 11:56 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)


yes, or natural ( sunlight ) will work.


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: DSD]
    #1636085 - 06/15/03 11:59 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

1 15 watter should do fine unless you are using a hot white bulb.....40,000k is optimum...


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: TxTec]
    #1636213 - 06/16/03 12:58 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

also....

Fluorescent lights produce less heat

Incandescent light can produce a lot of heat depending on the wattage...which isn't good for the shroom enviornment...

Flourescent Lights are the way to go bro :smile:


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: DannyBoy]
    #1636236 - 06/16/03 01:10 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Thank Anno...


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: TxTec]
    #1636263 - 06/16/03 01:38 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Thank Anno?

Anyway, any light works the little ones are not picky, they care more about your technique. Christmas lights work, lights on timers work, but most of all the sunlight works.


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: ]
    #1636301 - 06/16/03 02:05 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

sweet, thanks for all the replies, i appreciate it. all i need is a pressure cooker and i can start growing, i have everything else(besides spore syringes), fuck yeah.


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: ]
    #1636390 - 06/16/03 02:51 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Get an 8QT Mirro Pressure Cooker from Wal-Mart for like $40, you can fit 8 cans in the bottom of it...and if you can stack the rest on top :smile:


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Re: will 15watt fluorescent light work for fruiting? [Re: DannyBoy]
    #1636514 - 06/16/03 03:47 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

hmmm, i will have to go check that shit out, see if i cant get that good of a deal at my local walmart. 8 jars in there? thats nice. 1/2 pints? 1 pint?, and is it good/safe to stack jars in the pressure cooker?


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