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By tracieh
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Joined:  Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:30 pm
I found a brand of lights that I have been using the past 2 years from amazon. They were unavailable when I needed more so I went to yescom which everybody seems to prefer. But they were also out of white so I bought blue white thinking there wouldn't be that big of a difference. There's a big difference. Should the more blue lights be used for different things? Like is blue better at germination or coloring?

The pictures are of what I usually buy.Image

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By Savethetrees4life
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My 2 different switchable photo spectrum lights refer to Blue white as best used for seedlings. Also I’ll say I accidentally left the Red white on for a few hours and had a few plants under it produce flower stems in late November.
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By TrapsAndDews
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I've always wondered if spectrum affects CP plants growth (not photosynthesis, but the way they grow).
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By Panman
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Good to know. I've had some sarr seedlings and mature binatas under mine for a few weeks and haven't noticed any difference than under my white led and grow florescent tubes.
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