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Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-10-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 43,367
Posted By gh0stm0de
I got some mold in dense Malibu Pie colas using ...

I got some mold in dense Malibu Pie colas using CMH... Was not running a dehuey.

They are great lights but do not count on these lights to kill mold etc.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-09-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 43,367
Posted By gh0stm0de
King Rat, you touch on a very valid point. ...

King Rat, you touch on a very valid point.

People who use lumens as their primary reference point are effectively suggesting that 1 lumen fron Light A is equal to 1 lumen fron Light B. This is...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 10-04-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
I notice that some participants of this thread...

I notice that some participants of this thread make broad generalizations and state them as fact. So far I chose to ignore these comments as I dont perceive debating them to be constructive toward...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-30-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Spoke to guy at Sunlight. He says they are...

Spoke to guy at Sunlight. He says they are working to release 1000w DE CMH with 2x 500w arc tubes.
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-25-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
For what its worth, why play with safety? There...

For what its worth, why play with safety? There is no reason not to use a shielded lamp in an open fixture, particularly if you insist on cutting corners by using a high frequency ballast. Light loss...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-22-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Hey Hammerhead, I picked up a 315W air...

Hey Hammerhead,

I picked up a 315W air cooled "Armour" series from them to test with moms. It is item number 303682 in their catalog. You need to specify if you want 120V compatibility. The...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-22-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Get Mo, You do not want to use an air cooled...

Get Mo,

You do not want to use an air cooled reflector that allows airflow directly over the bulb. The DE lamps need to achieve higher temps for intensity and spectrum to be achieved. You need a...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-17-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By gh0stm0de
There is no reason not to dim your CMH lamp if...

There is no reason not to dim your CMH lamp if needed. Dimming and boosting should not affect the spectrum of your CMH lamp, and only boosting should impact the lifespan.
Forum: Growroom Lighting 09-08-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 1,416,641
Posted By gh0stm0de
Even though it may not feel too warm, you will...

Even though it may not feel too warm, you will likely experience greater results from increasing the distance between canopy and bulb. The general consensus seems to be 2' give or take.
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,475
Posted By gh0stm0de
I had great success with Rez's beans. I have...

I had great success with Rez's beans. I have never found a Sour D quite as loud as the keeper pheno I got out of Rez's V3. (Predecessor to IBL) ran buddys IBL cut and it was solid too.

I feel it...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-03-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By gh0stm0de
Most 315 growers report effective area of...

Most 315 growers report effective area of coverage between 2x2-3x3. 4' is too wide for effective 315 coverage imo. I use 2.5x2.5 single 315 for moms.

One of the primary dimensions that you should...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 04-25-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 1,416,641
Posted By gh0stm0de
What ballast are you using for the 945, Scrappy?...

What ballast are you using for the 945, Scrappy? Or is it 3x 315?
Forum: Growroom Lighting 01-14-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
3400K report for any who may be curious....

3400K report for any who may be curious. Regarding spectral output, clearly the 3000K-Red offers the best spectrum for flower, but the 3400K offer 15%~ more intensity. So rather than limit grower's...
Forum: Grow Diaries 12-21-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By gh0stm0de
Jedi and mr clean.... Are you the same mr clean...

Jedi and mr clean.... Are you the same mr clean from OG???
Forum: Grow Diaries 12-20-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 52,140
Posted By gh0stm0de
Gorgeous orange glue. Looks like the trim will...

Gorgeous orange glue. Looks like the trim will make for great concentrates. How would you describe the nose on that girl?
Forum: Growroom Lighting 12-06-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Moose, regarding the crisp white light...

Moose, regarding the crisp white light description, this seems pretty spot on for CMH. The light produced from CMH should be immediately obviously clearer and appear much more white than HPS.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-06-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,506
Posted By gh0stm0de
There is a direct relationship between water...

There is a direct relationship between water temperatures and DO ceiling. As water is hotter it can hold less DO. Therefore it is easier to maintain saturation level at higher temps because it...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 12-05-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Some flicker upon ignition is normal for a pulse...

Some flicker upon ignition is normal for a pulse start.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-19-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,969
Posted By gh0stm0de
Sun sustem de 1 do not run 945w CMH but should...

Sun sustem de 1 do not run 945w CMH but should not be an issue for 630w CMH.

Please share your experiences with the AC DE hood. I have only tried offbrand AC DE hoods. They are of wildly varying...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 10-18-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 115,621
Posted By gh0stm0de
Regarding "which is better". 2x 315 offers...

Regarding "which is better". 2x 315 offers slightly better coverage area. 630 de offers better light penetration.

Right tool for every job. For smaller plants, veg, or sog applications having 2...
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 09-15-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,107
Posted By gh0stm0de
Gorgeous. Nice to see well flushed flowers. I...

Gorgeous. Nice to see well flushed flowers. I love the colors that a good flush brings out. Your purple pheno also looks phenomenal.

👍thanks for sharing
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-14-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,403
Posted By gh0stm0de
Is that carpet? Consider laying down tarp or...

Is that carpet? Consider laying down tarp or plastic next time first or between rounds. Also consider insulating buckets and tubing. Reflectix at home depot works well and foam tubing insulation is...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-14-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,403
Posted By gh0stm0de
Algae will be visible. Ive seen guys get it in...

Algae will be visible. Ive seen guys get it in their rockwool.

Some raise ppm by adding nute or concentrated nute solution to control. Others do full swap.

Some dont swap out nutrient solution...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-14-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,403
Posted By gh0stm0de
What was ppm reading when ph spiked? Nutes will...

What was ppm reading when ph spiked? Nutes will lower ph and and the plants eat its normal to see ph rise. Did they just eat it up? If so this could likely be sign of hunger and desire for higher ppm...
Forum: Ace Seeds 09-13-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 31,424
Posted By gh0stm0de
Hi dubi. I definitely plan on making f2 was...

Hi dubi. I definitely plan on making f2 was thinking to go to f4. Hoping to have chance by the winter, and will share results if im able to grow again at that time.

Yes you are right, the zd...
Forum: Grow Diaries 09-07-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 52,140
Posted By gh0stm0de
I was sleeping on the cindys at first, but late...

I was sleeping on the cindys at first, but late out the gate does not inherently translate to finishing in last place in terms of yield or quality. They sure seem To be teeming with flower...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 09-04-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,342
Posted By gh0stm0de
So did they turn out identical? Thanks for sharing

So did they turn out identical? Thanks for sharing
Forum: Grow Diaries 09-03-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,888
Posted By gh0stm0de
First things first, outstanding work. Doesnt...

First things first, outstanding work. Doesnt sound like the pk i ran, i got a significant grape & complex red wine aspect to kushy aroma. Individual buckets are a pain. Connecting buckets to control...
Forum: Grow Diaries 09-03-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,888
Posted By gh0stm0de
Goats looks really frosty. 👍 Hard to tell...

Goats looks really frosty. 👍

Hard to tell but it has some similarities to the sr71 pk i ran many times in mid 2000s. I am a big fan of pk and never understood why it was so underutilized in...
Forum: Ace Seeds 08-31-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2,400
Sticky: Zamaldelica
Views: 510,546
Posted By gh0stm0de
Great picture willy. Whos that fella gettin ready...

Great picture willy. Whos that fella gettin ready to meet?
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 115,621
Posted By gh0stm0de
Knuckles, how do you feel about heat? Im...

Knuckles, how do you feel about heat? Im wondering if you could lower the light some?
Forum: Ace Seeds 08-28-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 31,424
Posted By gh0stm0de
Ran across these old pictures an associate took...

Ran across these old pictures an associate took years ago. Two phenos of zd i crossed in 2012 with dj short blueberry pollen. Both produced 100s of seeds most of which i gave away. Still have about...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-28-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By gh0stm0de
Dialing in your crop will of course influence...

Dialing in your crop will of course influence your growth rates. The potential for influence depends on degree of deviation from ideal conditions..

Which issue did you feel like posed a problem...
Forum: Ace Seeds 08-25-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 336,297
Posted By gh0stm0de
onavelzy that is absolutely stunning. What...

onavelzy that is absolutely stunning. What temperature bulb did you flower under, 3k-red?
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-24-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,024
Posted By gh0stm0de
Gorgeous. Just dipped in sugar. Great work

Gorgeous. Just dipped in sugar. Great work
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-23-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,024
Posted By gh0stm0de
Thanks for such a quick and thorough reply. I am...

Thanks for such a quick and thorough reply. I am surprised that you used 4k to increase node length. Studies show that blue light receptors such as cryptochromes actually act as regulators inhibiting...
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-23-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,024
Posted By gh0stm0de
So you started flower with the 4k? I am curious...

So you started flower with the 4k? I am curious how you felt this impacted your results. Would you recommend the buckeye? So exactly how close ARE you able to get that bulb?

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Security & Legal Issues 08-20-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,107
Posted By gh0stm0de
Really..? Anything you want to dsiposr of...

Really..? Anything you want to dsiposr of privately you might consider disposing of at another location to which you have no ties, will not be observed, and will not leave license plate (or...
Forum: Ace Seeds 08-17-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 31,424
Posted By gh0stm0de
looking to hit my (Zamaldelica X DJ Short...

looking to hit my (Zamaldelica X DJ Short Blueberry, bout 30 seeds left) with Malibu Pie from Oceangrown seeds. probably wont be able to make the cross til the winter but would love to harness ZD's...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-17-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Haha my apologies hammer!!! i did Not mean that...

Haha my apologies hammer!!! i did Not mean that to be taken so literally. So much of communication is lost through text. GC seems to have solid integrity and they are clearly innovators. Just so...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-17-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
I do know that you posted about your explosion in...

I do know that you posted about your explosion in this very thread. You used a solistek ballast not LFSW. I have personally tested solistek to fire 945 and 630. Which specific ballast model number...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-17-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Not entirely correct. No argument against...

Not entirely correct.

No argument against shield if you are not certain about the compatibility with the ballast you are using. Always wise to consider safety.

However there ARE 1kw LFSW...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-16-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Get mo i got tons of 630 you can test with if you...

Get mo i got tons of 630 you can test with if you want since youre not too far.. May work for 945 too
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-15-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
There are indeed other factors involved. Ambient...

There are indeed other factors involved. Ambient temp and cooling applications are clearly critical.

However are you saying you think PAR is a usless number? Watts per sq ft is a general...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-15-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
For height distance on 630 de, the feedback i get...

For height distance on 630 de, the feedback i get is 16"-24". Of course light intensity is directly related to distance. Using hydrofarm par meter i am reading 650~ par at 24". 18" 1100~ par and 16"...
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-15-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,043
Posted By gh0stm0de
Hey FF.. I am very curious if you perceive any...

Hey FF.. I am very curious if you perceive any variation in quality in end product between fresh frozen and dried and cured source material?

Very interested to see what that extra purge did for...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-15-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
I think you need an adapter socket watts? ...

I think you need an adapter socket watts?

Baddagger, 3k-r is generally promoted for flowering. It is well known that our crop enjoys red light during flowering phase for increased metabolic...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-13-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
Yes Hammerhead, I was surprised at the price tag...

Yes Hammerhead, I was surprised at the price tag seeing as their other products were not so proportionately affordable

Get Mo no need to guess.. take a peek.. yes the 4200k spectrum bangs on the...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-13-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 595,391
Posted By gh0stm0de
You can find them on ebay for 400usd range. ...

You can find them on ebay for 400usd range.

Coming to norcal in 2 weeks for the plug though..
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-12-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,393
Posted By gh0stm0de
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