How To Setup A Grow Tent?

Grow tent is designed for a person whose gardening is a hobby, not a business. Because by using a best grow tent you can grow only a few number of plants not in huge. We use a best grow tents to make a perfect indoor growing environment by creating a grow chamber in the same way that a grow box does.

To use a grow tent for indoor gardening you need to buy a grow tent from a market and set up it in your place that you choose before for your indoor gardening. If you don’t know how to set up a best grow tent and you are very eager to know that then this article is useful for you. You should also know how to clean grow grow tent

To set up a best grow tent you need some material and need to follow some rules step by step. The material you need to set up a best grow tent is given below…

1. Metal poles

Metal poles make a frame for the grow tent. The metal frame helps to hold all other things like grow light, extractor fan, lighting timer, Carbon Filter etc. The poles for grow tent made from both metal and plastic. There are different size of poles available for different size grow tent. And most of the metal poles are an auto-locked system. The metal frame that made of metal poles works like a skeleton of the grow tent.

2. Corner connector

To make the frame of the metal poles you need the corner connector. Each metal poles have a snap in both ends that help to join the poles with a corner connector.

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3 Way Nylon Connectors Corners for Grow Tent

4 Way Corner Connector

CHIMAERA 3-Way Grow Tent Corner Connector

3. Fabric

After making the metal frame by using the metal poles and corner connector then warped the frame with a thick fabric. This fabric is light, air, water, and smell proof. And the color of the fabric is black. The inside part of the fabric covered with a light reflecting Mylar.

4. Ventilation Setup

Ventilation Setup is more important in a grow tent setup because a good Ventilation system is needed for providing enough light and air in the grow tent which is essential for the plants. Ventilation is needed for air circulation, carbon control, temperature control etc. For ideal ventilation system in a grow tent you need duct hose flex.

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Grow Room Tent Ventilation Cooling HVAC Heating or Dryers

6in Aluminum Foil Duct Hose Flex Grow Tent

4in Aluminum Foil Duct Hose Grow Tent

5. Carbon Filter

Trees live on carbon dioxide (CO2). And it prepares its food by using carbon dioxide (CO2). So carbon filter is very important for plants.T o filtering carbon dioxide (CO2) you may set up a carbon filter in your grow grow tent

Amagabeli 4″ Carbon Filter for Indoor Plants Grow Tent

TerraBloom Premium Carbon Filter, 6″ by 16″, 400 CFM,

Carbon Filter (6 inch) by Formline Supply

Finnhomy 6″x16″ Pre-filter Carbon Filter Air Purifier Eliminator Ventilation

6.Extractor fan

To increase the air circulation in your grow tent you may set up an extractor fan. An extractor fan can remove old air from your grow tent and can bring new fresh air which is most important for your plants. It can work in two-ways, one is blowing hot and old air out and other is cool and fresh air blowing grow tent

VIVOSUN 440 CFM 6″ Inline Duct Fan with 6″ Carbon Filter

iPower 6 Inch 442 CFM Inline Fan, with 6 Inch Carbon Filter

Hydroplanet™ 6 Inch Hydroponic Inline Duct Fan

6″ Inline Exhaust Fan for Hydroponic Grow Room Tent 6 inch Duct Fan

7.Grow Light

Grow light is another most important part of a grow tent. Every plant needs sunlight to grow from seed and to make food for him. But in indoor gardening sunlight can’t enter into the grow tent so we need to grow light to meet the demand of light in the grow tent. There are many other types grow light are available in the market.

Fluorescent Grow Lights

There are two types of Fluorescent Grow Lights one is a compact Fluorescent lamp (CFL) and other is T5 Fluorescent grow light


A compact Fluorescent lamp (CFL) grow lights are the twisty-looking and white small bulbs that are available in your local market or any online market. It needs small space to set up in the grow tent and it supplies cool light in the grow tent.

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Hydroponic Full Spectrum CFL Grow Light Bulb 60 Watt

SunBlaster 13 Watt CFL Grow Lamp 4 pack


T5 grow light also known as tube grow light. It is longer than CFL grow light. It provides more light by consuming less electricity. But you need a long space to set up grow tent

Hydroplanet T5 4ft 8lamp Fluorescent Ho Bulbs

T5 Grow Light (4ft 4lamps) DL844s Ho Fluorescent Bulbs


High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Grow Lights are the most suitable type of grow light in the case of getting the highest light per watt. It can provide more light than any other grow light and the power of this type grow light almost 1000 watt. There are three types of HID grow light like…
1. Metal Halide (MH)
2. High-Pressure Sodium (HPS)
3. Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH, LEC, Light Emitting Ceramic)best grow tent

iPower 1000W HPS MH Air Cooled Reflector Hood Grow Light

VIVOSUN Hydroponic 1000 Watt HPS MH Grow Light

SPL Horticulture STWK 1000 Hydroponic 600W Watt Grow Light

LED Grow Lights

Light emitting diode (LED) is the cheapest grow light ever. By consuming only slight electricity it can provide huge light for a long time. It can provide different color light in your grow tent. It also lightweight and small so you can setup it anywhere grow tent

VIPARSPECTRA Reflector-Series 600W LED Grow Light

Supmovo LED Grow Light, 600W Plant LED Grow Light Kit, Hydroponic Grow Light, Indoor Plant Grow Light timer

The growing up of a plant depends upon the lighting time some plants need more light wheres other needs less light. So, it is important to set a lighting timer in your grow tent. It helps to provide enough light for the plants in a grow grow tent

Hydrofarm TM01715D 7-Day Digital Program Timer

Century 24 Hour Plug-in Mechanical Timer Grounded

9.Rope Clip Hanger

Rope Clip Hanger needed for holding all other things with the metal frame. By this, you can easily add any kitt like grow light, extractor fan, carbon filter grow tent

iPower 2-Pack 1/4 Inch 8-Feet Long Super Duty Adjustable Rope Clip Hanger

Other things you need to set up a best grow tent

  • Possibly Ducting
  • grow tent kit
  • power strip with surge protection
  • carbon filter of appropriate size for your grow room
  • duct clips
  • hanging equipment
  • lamp or lamps with accompanying hanging cables
  • temperature gauge
  • pieces of ducting of several feet in length
  • basic tools for assembly
  • potted plants in quality soil
  • duct tape
  • Odor Control
  • Meters and Other Tools
  • Step by Step Instructions
  • Assemble Grow Tent
  • Dialing In & Safety Scan
  • What about CO2?

Then you need to assemble the grow tent step by step. First, you see the full video and follow the steps which shown the video.

For more information about the grow tent setup you can see the full video below…


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