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Airbone

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I picked up a t5 fixture for clones.
I didn’t notice it came with bloom bulbs.
Probably a dumb question but I want grow bulbs for clones…
Correct?
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For doing Clones other than a brighter light (temperature) they will not force on blooming, you are only looking for the roots
 

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Yeah I know it won’t make them flower, but the guy at the hydro store said if I wanted grow bulbs he would trade them out for free.
 

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I usually clone under my sf 1000…
That has both spectrums, but that tent is full so had to get another light. The bulbs were only 5 bucks a piece so now I have both types.
Going to run this set under the grow bulbs and the next ones maybe under the bloom bulbs. I like experimenting with stuff.
 

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Ive used HOT5s from start to finish before. 8 tube 4ft system put out 40,000 lums. I used 6500k for vegg and 2700k for flower.
I usually use small Floras Bulbs for clones.
 

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the best fluorescent bulbs I ever used were some f96 t8 High Output 6500 spectrum

these are designed to be used in sub zero coolers

i could set these feckers about 3” inches from the seedlings and man oh man did they ever stay short and squatty with very robust and thick stems....
 

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Yep. My HOT5s with the 6500k could almost touch the canopy and not burn. Had to move about 4" from canopy when I changed to 2700k because they are a little warmer.
Here are two I was growing under T5s. Both pics are the same plant.

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