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BuddBuddy

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New member question about LED

Hi guys. I’m a new member with a pretty technical question. Hopefully there’s a few led boffins out there that can answer this for me. 
So I’m currently doing a grow. Nice bit of Pineapple Chunk almost ready to harvest. 
I’m using 180w Hanns panels which are working really well. 
but here’s my question. 
I have a marine tank led fitting which I have been unable to sell on eBay for a decent price (£540 new) so I’m wondering if I can use it to grow. It’s a maxspect rsx 150. 
4 channels with the following leds. 

Channel A

6x Cree XT-E 450-455nm Royal Blue 

6x Cree XT-E 6500k Cool White

 

Channel B 

12x Cree XB-D 450-455nm Royal Blue

12x EpiLED 470-475nm Cool Blue

 

Channel C

3x EpiLED 390-395nm Violet

3x EpiLED 400-405nm Violet

3x EpiLED 410-415nm Violet

3x EpiLED 440-445nm Violet

 

Channel D

3x EpiLED 500-505nm Cyan

3x EpiLED 660-665nm Deep Red

6x Cree XB-D 3000k Warm White

 

Anyone out there in the know about whether I can make use of it or not?

 

TIA

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Welcome to UK420 @BuddBuddy :thisbig:

 

This section is really just to say hi and introduce yourself to the community. 

 

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I've requested this post be moved to growroom design - lighting. 

 

Atb 

 

 

:yinyang:

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Thanks. Wasn’t sure where to post it. 

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What wattage does each channel run? 

 

 

Funnily enough when first I started out,

it was with tubes from the aquarium shop :)(in my Mum and Dad's attic). 

 

Atb 

 

 

:yinyang:

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Welcome

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If you can turn some channels off independently then it would work.

 

channel a and b are too much blue light to flower you would want to turn channel b off. Alternatively channel D doesn’t really help you veg so again turning that off for the veg period would help. 
 

it’s a lot of uv as well, as it’s an aquarium light it probably had to be higher to penetrate the water but that channel may burn your plant. 
 

al that said, it’s a 170w light and all lights will grow plants so you can’t really lose out giving it a try. Especially if it’s next to the grow light so there is more spectrum sent about.

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Hi and welcome :) 

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Hello and welcome :yep:

 

All the best with your grow :skin_up:

 

 

:smokin:

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Hi and welcome , Hans are good ole pannels ,i had a few  some time back some cobs or a newer pannel in the mix if the fish tank led dosent do the trick would be a good idea from past  experience (sp?) Atb:yinyang:

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