Mixing Lights for Tropicals

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I think that is fine just kkep in mind that blue light is mostly for plant growth and red light for flowering.
 

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I have t5ho a four light canopy.
I think it will work ok because I bought a house so my trees are now in the basement.
I used to have a double wide south facing window that gave me great natural light and I used t5 and led for supplemental lighting.
Now there’s no windows so I have to have a better light rig.7E237C2B-CB87-4907-A85D-F02F29377827.jpeg
 

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Still just 4 4ft florescents on year 2.
I replace em after 3 or so.

That LED herb light will keep my best tropical as soon featured in the AMcoffee thread alive

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The color spectrum shifts dramatically after a year on all fluorescent bulbs, particularly grow bulbs. The human eye cannot tell so much. You will have much better results if you replace them at a year, two at most.
 
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