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    Hi all,
    Been sometime since I posted and in that time I have moved from the far north of Scotland to South Yorkshire. Too windy.

    Anyway, my question is has anyone used LED floodlights to help bring on their seedlings?

    LED technology has moved on considerably in the last few years. Looking at a 30 watt, 2100 lumens, IP65 daylight floodlight at Screwfix for 20.
    Sometimes you just have to scratch that itch and get dirt under your finger nails.

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    It's about the colour of the light and not just the lumens, have a google to see what band growing lights like mercury vapour or metal halide are then cross reference with the leds.

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    Hi Bernie,
    You’re right colour is a factor. Used LEDs and CFLs in grove tent while living Caithness.
    The floodlight I’m thinking of getting state it’s daylight, colour temperature is 5700 K. So towards the blue end and seams to be good foe veg growth.

    Just wanted to know if anyone had used a floodlight foe seedlings and what was their experience.
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    Dead Dogs - My experiments with different types of grow stations and set ups last year can be found here Alans Allotment: Grow Stations

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cadalot View Post
    Dead Dogs - My experiments with different types of grow stations and set ups last year can be found here Alans Allotment: Grow Stations
    Thanks Cadalot
    Sometimes you just have to scratch that itch and get dirt under your finger nails.

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