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should I raise the lights

Discussion in 'Indoor Growing' started by dirtrunner42, Feb 9, 2018.

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    dirtrunner42

    dirtrunner42 New Member

    they are stacking really nice but the leaves look like there getting heavy. should I raise the light. 3-4 weeks old. 2 blue dream 3 misc under a digilux 1000w bulb set on 750. The digilux bulbs says it has extra 25% red and orange from what I read to prevent stretching. the blue dream is stretching but my misc seeds are not. The miscellaneous ones could be Devilicious or Purple Rain is what I was told.
     

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    Roger A. Shrubber

    Roger A. Shrubber Well-Known Member

    they look ok to me.
    red and orange light PROMOTE stretching, blue and white light discourage it.
    i'd say any differences in the plants is a lot more likely to be genetic than from your light. indica heavy strains tend to be short and bushy, sativa heavy strains like to stretch.
     
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    dirtrunner42

    dirtrunner42 New Member

    thank you this is the first time I have done an indoor grow this is my second grow. First one was last year and didn't document too much
     
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    upnsmoke13

    upnsmoke13 Well-Known Member

    Doesn't the very edge, in the second pic, look a little curled? How is that bulb from them?
     
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    dirtrunner42

    dirtrunner42 New Member

    yes I have noticed a little curling in the my heat never goes above 80 with a fan on them. could to strong of a fan do that
     
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    GeneBanker

    GeneBanker Well-Known Member

    Running a 1000w bulb at 750 will run and work just fine. But it doesnt run at the right spectrum and that can cause stretching as well too. Mine would be near blue at 750
     
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    dirtrunner42

    dirtrunner42 New Member

    was thinking about getting just a 750. but I turn it up to 1000 about 4 hr a day when the tent is open.
     
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