Cheapest Bulb that works?

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Cheapest Bulb that works?

by happiness » Thu Jul 04, 2013 7:48 pm

What is the best and cheapest bulb that'll grow seeds & cuttings ? For a regular lamp.

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by Dionae » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:21 pm

A compact fluorescent bulb probably.

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by happiness » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:31 pm

Would this one work? http://www.ebay.com/itm/CFL-Energy-Savi ... 43bd03be92 It's only $5!


Theres "compact fluorescent bulb"'s for even cheaper.. :D

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by Sander » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:59 pm

What i would aim for is 6500k (colour temperature)
I couldnt find it on the ebay listing, so i googled: http://energy-star-lighting.findthebest ... Light-Bulb

and its 2700k (2700k is farther in the red spectrum, mostly used for letting plants flower)

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by happiness » Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:18 pm

Sander wrote:What i would aim for is 6500k (colour temperature)
I couldnt find it on the ebay listing, so i googled: http://energy-star-lighting.findthebest ... Light-Bulb

and its 2700k (2700k is farther in the red spectrum, mostly used for letting plants flower)


Do they have these at home depot? Or where could I get them?

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by Dionae » Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:48 am

HD probably has them. Walmart definitely does. You want a "cool" bulb.

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Re: Cheapest Bulb that works?

by xr280xr » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:36 am

I've only seen 6500k bulbs labeled as "Daylight" around here where "cool" is usually around 4500k.
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