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Picking the right lighting for your planted aquarium

Published on April 15, 2011 By admin

Picking the right lighting for your planted aquarium can be intimidating and confusing. There are so many options to choose from, and so many ways to measure these options. The first step to understanding full spectrum aquarium lighting is to understand what type light your plants need, and what the measurements mean. Color temperature, measured […]

LED grow lights are becoming very popular for hydroponic gardening

Published on March 31, 2011 By admin

In recent times, LED grow lights are becoming very popular for hydroponic gardening due to various advantages. One of the major benefits of this lighting system is low cost of maintenance. The technology of LED grow lights is to emit only the color spectrum required for the plant photosynthesis. Hence, they consume less amount of […]

Plant & LED Grow Light

Published on February 19, 2011 By admin

While there\’s plenty of information available on plant lighting, there\’s no resource available that focus on the fundamentals of how plants utilize light, types of plant lights available and how the sun compares to commercial indoor plant lights. Light consists of many units of energy called photons. Light is both visible and invisible. Invisible light […]