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By Daedalux
Posts:  14
Joined:  Sun May 21, 2017 9:12 am
#324531
Hello guys,

I'm preparing a small setup (60cm or so) to accommodate my baby cephalotus and some nepenthes and even some drosera, thing is, I'm confused in what type of light to buy, I wanted to buy a LED fixture of some kind to give them the proper lightning so they can thrive, but I don't have much to spend on it nor do I know a lot about it.

Any ideas of something that would work for cheap?

Thank you!

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By Doublebass1985
Posts:  293
Joined:  Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:36 pm
#325065
Well what's your budget? If you want to go the cheapest route you can get LED plant bulbs at Walmart for 5$. Otherwise I would suggest getting the Feit electric LED plant bulb at home Depot for 10$. The felt bulb is full spectrum and the Walmart bulb is only blue/red wave lengths. Both work good, but full spectrum has the upperhand. Also they plug into a normal house socket so a desk lamp would even work.
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