First time indoor grower, critic my setup!!!!

steveoi812

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Hello you guys :) Like the name of the thread implies, I am new to indoor gardening, but I have grown outside for years now. I used to lurk over at overgrow and I read a lot of things about indoor gardening. I am a little bit nervous about getting into my venture but I'm sure all will be well. I have a spare bedroom that I will be growing in. There is carpet on the floor. I plant on sectioning off an area and laying down some 6 mil plastic.
For my lighting I already have a 400 watt mh, and I have a 1000 watt hps. They both have hydro farm hoods and the 400 watt is a hydro farm ballast, For right now I am only concerned about getting some clones on the ground under the 1000 watt hummer.
I am plannin on using using a soilless mix for my soil. Maybe coco coir and a perlite mixture. You guys see any problems using that mix? Or I was thinking of possibly getting that foxfarm ocean mix, any feedback on that would be great. For my nutes I was thinking of using all foxfarm products as I have had good results with it outdoors. Will this line of nutes provide my plants with everything they need?
I need a conversion bulb for my hps so I can veg under it, what are your favorite conversion bulbs? What do you guys recommend?
Ventilation will provided but how important will it be with a 1000 watt light in a 16x16 bedroom with 9 foot ceilings? I am going to have fans blowing on the plants almost constantly 2.
Thanks for reading my post you guys and any suggestions would be great...:):):)
 

KADE

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You should be fine ventilation wise I would guess... as long as you have the door cracked open or window or something like that... the hot air needs to get out.
 
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Everything sounds great man. You can get a conversion bulb on ebay for either light at a good price.
 

RedandWhite

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Sounds like you've done some homework. I use a 1,000w HPS in a spare room myself. I've been procastinating over getting a good MH conversion bulb for veg, also. I use the Fox Farm with Pure Blend nutes along with guanos (all organic). Get you a big fan and somewhere for the air to go (I can leave the door open) and you should be good to go. Don't forget to use a grounded timer. I like the 20 amp heavy duty ones, myself.

Good luck.
 

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Thanks a lot you guys!! I am so freaking excited. I have the room up and running. Now I just need to get some quality clones or good seeds and we'll be a rockin...:)
 
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