More Light = Bigger Yields!
(up to a point, it is possible to give your plant too much light!)
High Pressure Sodium (HPS) Grow Lights
Full tutorial on CMH / LEC grow lights
(LEC stands for “Light Emitting Ceramic” and is a type of Metal Halide bulb that is built with ceramic like an HPS – basically it’s sort of like a blend between MH and HPS bulbs)
As you can see, choosing the best fluorescent light is a bit of a trade-off. That’s why professional growers will change between different types of lights during different stages of growth. If you’re not that serious, though, and are just planning on growing one or two plants, then fluorescent bulbs will work just fine.
LEDs (light-emitting diodes) are a favorite with growers because they last long, are super energy efficient, and emit very little heat. Still, they are powerful enough to produce high yields at the end.
5 Best Fluorescent Lamps for Growers in 2022
You can hang the lights overhead, vertically, or horizontally closer to the plants according to your preference. There is a 10ft grounded power cord to help you reach, and the powder-coated steel housing protects the T5 tubes.
You can buy this product in multiple versions. First off, you can choose between 2ft or 4ft lights. Then, you can decide whether you want two, four, or eight tubes. The EnviroGro bulbs have a sturdy, reliable construction and come pre-assembled. All you need to do is plug it in.
CFL vs. T5 Tube Fluorescent Bulbs
The FLCDG125D is CSA-certified and comes with a small reflector already attached.