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Old 10-24-2016, 07:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Old 10-24-2016, 10:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Fully adjustable lighting. Very cool!
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Looks a little like a mad scientist's room to me. And I mean that in a good way.
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Its an addiction folks
Nice set up - where did you get the lights?
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[quote=Island Brah;299386]All ready for winter


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Nice set up - where did you get the lights?
Thanks. It was the most flexible and inexpensive system I could come up with. You can get the lights anywhere (walmart, lowes, etc]. They're Balco 10.5" brooder lights. I got the brooder lights because they're made more heavy duty than the regular "work" lights.

I've been pretty impressed with each plant popping a new leaf about every week since I had them under this system. Better than I thought.
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