Marijuana grow light for rookie

A question from a fellow grower:

what light system would be the best for a rookie

It depends on the size of the space you want to grow in. Another issue you have to plan for is: Can you regulate the heat caused by the lamp you choose?

Now; If you do not have an air conditioned room…You must ventilate the room by exhausting hot air (high), and replacing it with cool air, (low)

Best to give us a little more info on what size grow, and what type of nvironment you will be dealing with.

Check out this discussion for ideas on grow lights and a price comparison chart.

And this link from Latewood for building you own HID:

I’m sure the design can be modified for smaller/less powerful lights for small grow spaces. And if you have any questions on any of the above, Latewood or I will likely be able to help you, so feel free to come back and “bend our ears”.

You are right McG. That can be modified for any HPS light. MH is a bit different, but I am going to make a tutorial on MH, one day soon. The only difference is that MH has a starter and a capacitor