Do I have the correct grow lights?

Discussion in 'Indoor Growing' started by Gary Bo, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. Gary Bo

    Gary Bo Registered

    Hi to my fellow smokers.

    I have been growing outdoors for several years. This year I decided to go indoor and have designed a 24 sf room (8' x 3') with over 8' in height. I recently bought two "BESTVA 1500W Double Chips LED Grow Lights Full Spectrum Grow Lamp for Greenhouse Hydroponic Indoor Plants Veg and Flower" and am now wondering if 3000 w is too much light for my area.


  2. DirtyBlueGene

    DirtyBlueGene Registered+

    Welcome aboard, Gary.

    That light is actually 280 watts, so you will have 560 total. It won't be too much, you will have to run them for a while to see if they are up to the task, possibly add another when in flower.
  3. Gary Bo

    Gary Bo Registered

    Thanks Gene, I was thinking the same thing, but wanted to hear if from an expert.
  4. DirtyBlueGene

    DirtyBlueGene Registered+

    Thanks, but I'm no expert. :) Most LED manufacturers use these "equivalent to" power ratings. Bestva was honest enough to include the actual rating in the specification list. Give them a whirl and see how they perform. Best of luck to you.
  5. ChristopherAndrews

    ChristopherAndrews Registered

    Yes, that led is perfect! ;)
  6. Deville-M

    Deville-M Registered+

    What is draw power of this light? Usually, 35--50W/sf draw power needed for bloom

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