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125w cfl

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  • Aug 15 2009 10:45 AM
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Posted 15 August 2009 - 10:45 AM

Would a Energy bulb 25w (125w)cfl be ok just for my mother plant to sit under as i dont know if it we be enough juice for it ? Any help folks?:D





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Posted 15 August 2009 - 11:34 AM

25 actual watts? If so, no.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 08:08 PM

Here is more info if it helps ?

1X 125 WATTS ES E27(LARGE EDISON SCREW) SPIRAL LOW ENERGY DAYLIGHT LAMP.
  • Consumption: 25 watts; Actual equivalent output: 125 watts
  • 6400 kelvin (almost pure daylight)
  • Even distribution light (360 degrees)
  • Excellent colour rendering for photography and craft/artwork.
  • Not siutable for dimming systems
  • Integral rapid start electronic circuit.
  • Also has qualities that are advantageous for S.A.D. sufferers.
  • Height=158mm
  • Diameter= 60mm
  • 1535 lumens
  • Colour rendering index is 80 at 6400k
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Posted 15 August 2009 - 08:29 PM

25w is not enough.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 08:41 PM

If it were a true 125w CFL it would work okay. I'm going to try somthing different with my mother plants. Instead of having light come from above, I'm going to surround them with flourecents to make them grow outward more.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 08:44 PM

Yea...like atleast 4-5 of those would work..:rolleyes:

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 09:33 PM

How much light ,watts, or lumes is neeeded for just one plant is in a space of 2'x2' surrounded with black and white the plastic sheeting.



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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:05 PM

A 125 would do it.

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:09 PM

my head was wreacked with all the lumes per wattage x hight x width stuff.


maybe it was the weed that done it :smoking:



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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:57 PM

How much light ,watts, or lumes is neeeded for just one plant is in a space of 2'x2' surrounded with black and white the plastic sheeting.



all help much appreciatated
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100W is a safe bet for one plant. 4-5 23W or 26W CFLs would be good.


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