Re: lights

dave evans (T442119@RUTADMIN.RUTGERS.EDU)
Tue, 29 Aug 95 16:56 EDT

> Speaking of lights, I would suggest wide spectrum bulbs which are
> inexpensive (though not as cheap as ordinary cool or warm bulbs) , and have
> been shown to be better than a combination of cool/warm for overall plant
> growth. There are of course Vita Lite Tru Blooms which retail at approx $10
> a tube, but which render the plants pretty much as they would appear in
> natural sunlight. It is also a more pleasant light to live by, and may not
> need to be changed as frequently as wide sprectrums, which could justify the
> price..

I haven't heard about that. Perhaps someone could confirm this?
I figure that the lights would last about the same but while you're
starting off with much better light even after the quality decays
some you still have a better light that what you'd get from cool/
warms tubes.

Dave Evans