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LED Light experiences (Help please)

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by Wolf, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. carl

    carl Active Member

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    Nothing wrong with arguing, as long as it's accompanied by listening, and you've done that.

    It's one of the better ways to learn things. I'll argue a point with my profs until I understand what they are telling me. It works well, both for me, and for the rest of the class listening in...
     
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  2. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    Thanks.
     
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    I agree with Carl, you didn't do anything wrong, Tong. So you don't need to apologize. It makes me wonder if people may have looked at my post as arrogant or something (once I got kicked out from a Carnivorous plant forum when I pointed out myths of LEDs even though I don't think I was attacking anyone). If so, I'm sorry. I just wanted to share what I have learned in scientific literatures. Some people (e.g. the current republican administration lead by a Dumb Tard) try to paint science as something evil simply because they don't understand them. A lot of scientific fields are specialized, and it is not easy to understand. This is partly a fault of scientists who haven't spent enough time to do out-reach. But if you keep a healthy attitude that learning is a life-long affair, you'll get a lot out of scientific knowledge. I'm a biologist (evolutionary genetics), but I'm not an expert in plant physiology (and photo-biology). So I'm still gradually learning about his topic.
     
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  4. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    No need to apoligize, I was arguing.

    Thats an impressive job!!!
     
  5. Mikhail kujawa

    Mikhail kujawa Well-Known Member

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    I used to grow orchids under lights for 10 years and started using this company... Rapidled . They are for aquariums and bright enough for coral. I found that my plants grew very well under them and still have a few orchidariums with these lights. I used the cool white ones . I solder them myself, it's cheaper. But for a little more you can get connecting pieces.
     
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    Wolf Member

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    Whoa! Why is it so cheap? I'll order 3 lol
     
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    Remember you will still need the heatsink to place the little LEDs on. They sell them as well.
     
  9. Mikhail kujawa

    Mikhail kujawa Well-Known Member

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    The heatsink that works well. Otherwise just go to amazon and they sell heatsinks very cheap.
     
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    Thank you it is very kind of you that you take the time to help me out with that. Are they easy to install? I hope youtube has tons of videos about it lol
     
  11. Mikhail kujawa

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    Yes its very easy! Youtube is a good idea. I'll get pics of mine to show you how it looks.
     
  12. Mikhail kujawa

    Mikhail kujawa Well-Known Member

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    Here is a quick phone pic. Very simple!
     
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