running cost of grow light

GoggleboxUK

Re: running cost of grow light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:02 pm

Dave Brown wrote:
I am researching this at the moment as the waterproof fittings are more expensive than the bulbs/tubes. They do up to 6ft 70w daylight tubes, and up to 30w daylight ES an BS fitting bulbs. Then you get into 250w 64k grow bulbs but they enter a new price league.

I was looking HERE but need to cost if fully first. Try a google search of Daylight tubes/bulbs. The fittings are standard, but need to be the waterproof/outdoor type.
Cheers Dave

Found the waterproof fittings, I think they're 5ft tube fittings and pretty reasonably priced for either single or double.

CLICK HERE

I'm going to email the site and see if I can get a 5ft daylight bulb to fit.

;)

mathewtaylor

Re: running cost of grow light

Post by mathewtaylor » Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:35 pm

I got one of these grow tents last year

http://www.qualityhydro.co.uk/ekmps/sho ... m-20-p.jpg

with one of these lamps:

http://www.acornhorticulture.com/web%20 ... -large.jpg

with a 125w bulb in

I used it for keeping a small collection of plants going, and some herbs growing over winter.
Trouble is I have a lot more tropical plants this year and there's no way they'll all fit in there!

do you think i can keep a selection of colocasias going in one of these this year?

GoggleboxUK

Re: running cost of grow light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:58 am

GoggleboxUK wrote: Cheers Dave

Found the waterproof fittings, I think they're 5ft tube fittings and pretty reasonably priced for either single or double.

CLICK HERE

I'm going to email the site and see if I can get a 5ft daylight bulb to fit.

;)
I got a response to this today:

Further to your recent enquiry, I am able to advise the fitting is 5ft. We are able to supply daylight tubes and these are our code 8843, they are sold in multiples of 5's and cost £4.79 net value each.

Sounds good to me!

;)

mathewtaylor

Re: running cost of grow light

Post by mathewtaylor » Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:53 am

so that's lighting sorted - how do you intend to heat your greenhouse, using parafinn or electric fan heater or some other way?

GoggleboxUK

Re: running cost of grow light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:15 am

I'll be using one of these

http://www.twowests.co.uk/TwoWestsSite/ ... HEFHDT.htm

but also making a ground sourced heatsink with air pumps to circulate the heat and air.

;)

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running cost of grow light

Post by daletbyers » Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:27 am

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