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    #3140414 - 09/15/04 09:00 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

I have three San Pedro that arent getting enough light inside. How big should the light I put on them be? Should I use fluorescent?


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Re: San Pedro [Re: AhHaHaHa]
    #3143452 - 09/16/04 02:26 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

any additional light would be good, a south facing window is probably better


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Re: San Pedro [Re: AhHaHaHa]
    #3143510 - 09/16/04 02:43 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

If they're doing sizeable ammounts of growing entirely inside, flouros arent going to cut it. You probably need actual grow lights.


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Re: San Pedro [Re: AhHaHaHa]
    #3143651 - 09/16/04 03:23 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

well i bet if you used an array of compact flourescents it would probably do decently well.  if you had say 4 27w CF's ( 1750x4 lumens)then that would be equal to a low wattage HPS (around 70w maybe 5450 lumens).  But yea if you want to get serious about growing indoors then invest in a 1000w MH :smile:  Are you getting any abnormal stretching with the cacti?  Also what kinda light setup do you have now?


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Re: San Pedro [Re: socratesmind]
    #3144420 - 09/16/04 05:49 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

Tubes are better then CFL's. I plan to get a MH and run that for my cactus colection for winter but keep them outdoors spring-fall. If your just keeping tall pedros indoors for winter storage you can use floros at 25-40 w/ft and water less.


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Re: San Pedro [Re: Gr0wer]
    #3144729 - 09/16/04 07:18 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

I have a heat lamp on them that I use for a lizard cage, like 75 watt. I have another 100 watt light bulb on them, on the package it says it covers more spectrum of light. I broke my fluorescent.


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Re: San Pedro [Re: AhHaHaHa]
    #3144755 - 09/16/04 07:24 PM (17 years, 4 months ago)

Nope, use cool floro tubes or sunlight. You can get a fixture for under $10, if not free used.


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