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jaywillin

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I have the Mars 2x4 tent that I got the Mars Eco 120 (220w) light with.
Afet much reading after the fact, it seems that this light may be a little
marginal as far as bloom is concerned for the size tent is concerned,
if I want to run the tent at it's full capacity, to get the highest yield.
I was thinking about just adding another Eco 60 (110w)
maybe the Sp150, and then maybe down the road, adding another Sp150
if that isn't too much.
Anyone have any thoughts ?
 

Arthur

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8 sq ft figure 25-30 Watts (@ the wall) per square foot. So roughly 200 to 250w draw should cover that space for flower.

These figures are COB & quantum board figures. Not viparspectra type [HASHTAG]#s[/HASHTAG].
 

jaywillin

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8 sq ft figure 25-30 Watts (@ the wall) per square foot. So roughly 200 to 250w draw should cover that space for flower.

These figures are COB & quantum board figures. Not viparspectra type [HASHTAG]#s[/HASHTAG].
the mars pulls 220w from the wall, but it's LEd not COB, quantum board ? I'm brand spanking new here, does that mean I need to change something ?
 
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Mars has a decent following, but am guessing they are advertising the total of the watts that the diodes are rated at (ie 30 diodes rated at 10w each is a 300w unit).
Personally am not a fan of active cooling lights, more wattage draw and more to fail.

The quantum board below would fit the need, kit from horticulture lighting group.


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These are standard passive cooling cobs from cobshop, also a good choice.
Personally I run 450w of cobs like below in a 4x4.
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SP150 would be great. it can cover the 2x2 grow area. it's enough to use for a sidelight.
 
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jaywillin

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SP150 would be great. it can cover the 2x2 grow area. it's enough to use for a sidelight.
I was kinda leaning that way, (or the ts1000) but with the sp150, I could get another later, and add that to the 2x4 and use the eco120 in another tent to get seeds going
and have more of a perpetual grow maybe ??
 
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