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LED lights for starting seeds indoors

 
mike kelecava
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Looking for suggestions for a decent grow light for seed starting indoors?  I am currently using 24" florescent bulbs and get decent results.  I am not sure if there would be a benefit to the LED's.  There are so many different choices for LED, just not sure which is best.  Mostly grow tomatoes, peppers cukes, beans etc.  Any help would be appreciated.
 
Tyler Hobson
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SMD CREE LED s are good.

Super powerful and energy efficient.

You can get decent priced ones on ebay , Just look for full spectrum or close to it . As long as it has 6500k i think youl be ok .


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Amit Enventres
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If your just starting things, is say it might not be necessary unless you run out of windowsill and green house space. But, that doesn't really answer your question. I just know I've done without all accept this year and only did it cuz I thought I had to give some things away in February. Otherwise, just carefully harden them off, give em pets (not kidding, strengthens stems), and food. Mine start under our on a chair by a heater vent then move to a window sill then in and out of a green house or just outside on the porch, then into the ground covered, then they are about done. So far since I start everything super duper early, my stuff usually out does most everyone elses.
 
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