I didn't buy real grow LED lights because they don't sell those in my country.
I'm growing just one plant. This is my tent
I'm a first time grower starting with a White Diesel Haze auto. I'm using these flood 50W LED lamps (two of them) for the growing period:
Those should work fine. I wouldn't try to cover more than 2ft by 2ft area. I would just use all four for the whole grow.
And will use these for the flowering period:
Actual Power Consumption: 270W at full power, and can be dimmed down to 90W for younger plants
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Adding it up, I’m putting out about 1620 equivalent watts using less than 275 watts of electricity (according to the specs). They’re plenty bright, run very cool and my plants are doing well.
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