400w hid in a 2.5 ft x 2.5ft x 5.25ft tent. Heat issues?

Discussion in 'First Time Marijuana Growers' started by a_newbie_grower, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Thinking about getting a 400w hid with wing reflector. Have a 220cfm 4" fan and filter. I currently have 2 300w China leds about 12 inches from the plants and temps get to 81. Think it would generate too much heat in my tent if I used a 400w hid?
  2. Yes.

    If you want to go that route, I'd
    recommend an air cooled hood.
  3. Figured. Don't think I could fit an air cooled hood with the ducting in my space :(

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