Grow tent air pressure

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You should have negative air pressure. If anything the walls of your tent should be sucked in because your exhaust fan should be moving that air out so many times a minute.
In my grow room my door was held shut by negative air pressure.
 

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You should have negative air pressure. If anything the walls of your tent should be sucked in because your exhaust fan should be moving that air out so many times a minute.
In my grow room my door was held shut by negative air pressure.
damn. i might have my fan on backwards
 

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Make sure your exhaust fan is pulling air thru your tent. My exhaust fan was in my Attic. It would pull the air thru the tent and push it into the attic. Also have a small fan inside your tent moving the fresh air around the tent.
 

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Also depends on where you put filter, inside tent, air drawn through filter and put out the top, or suck from the top of tent, the fan blowing into filter top. First way works better and is more quiet, second way gives more tent height/room.

Yes, your walls should suck in as other say. This negative pressure limits air intake to the inside of the tent, then out nice and de smelled.


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I used the method on bottom right. I dont like putting anything in my grow room that i dont have too.
 

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Also depends on where you put filter, inside tent, air drawn through filter and put out the top, or suck from the top of tent, the fan blowing into filter top. First way works better and is more quiet, second way gives more tent height/room.

Yes, your walls should suck in as other say. This negative pressure limits air intake to the inside of the tent, then out nice and de smelled.


Bubba
thx yall.. i got it right, she sucked in now. I had my fan on the wrong way.
 

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I used the method on bottom right. I dont like putting anything in my grow room that i dont have too.
I've used it too, I had to have the height in that case. Prefer all inside, but like most things, its a compromise sometimes. Made a little more noise....I could have reduced it. When like the bottom right, my filter was on the floor with fan on top, I think that made it a little louder. When inside, its hanging from bungie cord, I think that makes it more quiet.

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My Fan and Filter was in the attic. I didn't have to deal with the noise. My fan was hanging from Bungie cords. That really helped hold down the fan noise.
 

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I use two fans and filters. Bottom right scrubs the basement and through my cool tubes and out. Upper right is the method in the tent. I turn the air inside the tent over twice a minute. Like Hopper and Bubba said....negative pressure.
 

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That keeps the stank in the tent, in its natural stank dank habitat. I need to lay down. Nope, time to push the "prevents" spreader around the front yard like a drunken hobo before it rains tomorrow.

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should I vent below using duct pipe for a lil positive pressure or keep it all negative?
 

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Not following you. Out the top, in the bottom. If set up calls for it, use another fan, smaller than main fan pushing in. Overall, you still want negative pressure.

Rarely will you need two, may be if using the fans to vent several tents. Warmer up stairs bedroom tent may need second fan, with intake going to air-conditioned space.

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should I vent below using duct pipe for a lil positive pressure or keep it all negative?
Negative pressure. You dont want any stall air hanging around in your grow room.
 
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