Re: Re Grow boxes

Michael Hasemann (
Thu, 5 Jan 1995 20:48:19 +0200 (EET)

> I suppose that only the top and front panels of a grow box need be
> made of transparent material, if it is to be used indoors under lights.
> If the sides and back are constructed from opaque white-colored material
> the plants should benefit from light reflected off these surfaces back
> into the box. In fact, the very photon-frugal might build doors, painted
> white on the inside, to close over the front panel when the box is not being
> viewed. (silver mylar has also been advocated for its reflective property).

Right, if you cover the front panel (panes) with something insulating
such as styrofoam you may reduce condense water. Ergo: When you show the
plants to your friends they (the plants) present themselves behind
clean/dry glass panes.

> Michael

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