HPS or CFL for Flowering??

Discussion in 'First Time Marijuana Growers' started by SirtoKeeAlot, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. hey guys i have a 500V 1500W CFL Spiral Socket i was just wondering can i get a hps bulb and stick that in there or do i have too get another attachment and which one wuld be better anyway HPS or CFL for flowering??
  2. 500v - 1500W CFL Flat Pin Lamp Holder
  3. I'm pretty sure the igniter is in the ballast, so you won't be powering a hps off that. Light kits are so cheap anyway, I don't think it's worth trying to DIY it.

    Edit: Always better to flower with a hps, as cfl's don't have much penetration power.

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