18/6 lights?

Tool46

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So ive always used 24 lights on for veg but i was thinking to switching to 18/6 so save a little electric. Anybody use this over 24 hours . would it hurt switching bewtween 24 hour lights to 18/6? thankx everyone
 

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I've downgraded from 24/0 to 18/6 before without a problem.... I think they'll be fine....
 

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I can't tell ya what the difference would be because I have never used 24 but I don't have any problem with veg. on 18/6. Is this the first time vegging HPS?
 

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Well i think ill keep my closet fluro /cfl set up for my vegging room and am going to use the HPS for my flowering attic. But yes this is the first time anything hps lol
 

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cool fusible so im going to do that for sure. It seems more natural to me, uses less energy, and still produces agood vegitation. I dont know why i didn't do this alont time ago lol.
 

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Growing plants under 18/6 instead of 24/0 doesn't save energy.

It takes the same hours of light to achieve a certain result.

Inotherwords, plants grow faster under 24/0 than they do under 18/6.

Using an 18/6 cycle instead of 24/0 means it will take you longer to get buds, with no savings in Kw usage.
 
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