Your Guide to Reflectors: Which is Best for Your Grow Room?

Alright, let’s talk grow light reflectors. If you ask 100 growers what their favorite reflector is you’ll get 100 different answers. Some growers love wings because they’re cheap, others like the focus cool hoods give you, some growers love umbrellas, and so on and so on… No two reflectors are made the same, so we’re … Read more

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Light Wavelengths: Does Your Grow Light Have What Your Need For Your Next Harvest?

We’ve talked about the light spectrum before, but we want to get in to the specifics behind the light spectrum: wavelengths. Wavelengths are what we use to measure a wave along the electromagnetic spectrum, and they can be longer waves like radio waves or shorter like gamma rays. But no matter if it’s x-ray’s for … Read more

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HID’s, LED’s, and Florescents: Choosing Your Perfect Grow Light

The first question many growers start with is, “What sort of light do I need to grow my plants?” One of the most crucial elements of your indoor garden is the light source. The perfect light will give you the best harvest per yield; the wrong light can lead to an entire crop failure. With … Read more

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PRODUCT REVIEW: 1000w DE Yield Lab Pro Series Grow Lights

Last Updated: August 12, 2016 For you newbies, you might be wondering, “What’s a double ended grow light?” Don’t worry, when we first heard about them we thought the exact same thing. Double Ended (DE) grow lights were initially used for commercial applications back in 2005. Philips launched their green powered grow lamps for green … Read more

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5 Easy Steps To Set Up A Yield Lab Grow Light System

How do you know if your grow light system works right?

We took the time to put together this comprehensive guide on setting up and using your grow light system to the fullest. Towards the end of the infographic, we even included videos and links to other useful resources to help you jump start your indoor grow.

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5 Reasons Why Eye Hortilux Grow Light Bulbs May Not Be Worth It

No matter how long you have been growing indoors with soil or hydroponics, some grow light bulbs brand will always be more popular than others. Would you believe me when I say the more expensive indoor grow bulbs are surprisingly not the best ones to use?

The one I am talking about specifically are the Eye Hortilux brand grow light bulbs. The problem with Eye Hortilux is not the fact that they produce the best HPS indoor grow bulb on the market, which we proved. The reason we hold off on using Eye Hortilux bulbs is for affordability reasons. Here are 5 reasons why Eye Hortilux Grow Light Bulbs may not the best investment:

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6 Best HPS Grow Bulb 1000w – Comparing 6 Brands on PAR Output

You walk into your local hydroponic store or browse the internet looking for the best HPS grow bulb at the right price range… but then you get stuck.

There’s so many brands claiming they’re the baddest and brightest with the best lumens and high PAR, etc., etc.– which makes it difficult picking the best HPS grow bulb that can help you produce your desired yields.

Not only that, but the prices between all the different bulb manufacturers differ and it’s tough figuring if the money you’d spend is going towards a bulb that actually claims what it does. Well GrowAce has put your question to rest. We did a comparison test on 6 of the biggest HPS grow light bulb brands and pit them against each other. We setup parameters to make it as objective as possible and the results were surprising:

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How to Choose the Right Indoor Grow Package

Not every all-in-one indoor growing package are the same. Most grow packages either have too many unnecessary equipment or not enough important equipment to get you going right away.

I’ve been consulting customer’s for over 5 years on successful indoor gardening setups as well as being an avid gardener myself. I’ve seen all types of budgets and grow sizes and no matter what your need is, there is a universal basic setup that every grow operation requires. What is it?

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Why Should You Choose T5 Grow Lights Over Other Light Sources?

T5 grow lights are the most efficient fluorescent tubes you can find on the market. Plus they are the most efficient fluorescent light sources. Added to the fact that they have an average life span of about 20 000 hours, they become quite affordable as artificial grow lights. T5 lights have a large light spread … Read more

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The Great LED Grow Lights Vs HPS Grow Lights Debate

hps vs led grow lights
Asking, “Which is the best?” Is not enough.

 

Over several years there has been a strong debate between LED grow lights vs HPS grow lights. However, the arguments between the two have become less apparent with the new advancements made with LED grow light technology. They are becoming more powerful, still extremely efficient than standard HPS or MH grow lights, and, believe it or not, are producing massive yields in the flowering stages of plants. Continue on as we discuss the basics of indoor grow lights and how you can utilize both grow light systems towards your benefit.

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