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 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…
Table of Contents
- 1 1. Metal poles
- 2 2. Corner connector
- 3 3. Fabric
- 4 4. Ventilation Setup
- 5 5. Carbon Filter
- 6 6.Extractor fan
- 7 7.Grow Light
- 8 Fluorescent Grow Lights
- 9 CFL
- 10 T5
- 11 HID
- 12 LED Grow Lights
- 13 8.lighting timer
- 14 9.Rope Clip Hanger
- 15 Other things you need to set up a best grow tent
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 corner connector.
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.
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.To filtering carbon dioxide (CO2) you may set up a carbon filter in your grow tent.
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 in.
Grow light is another most important part ofa 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
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.
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 long space to set up it.
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)
LED Grow Lights
Light emitting diode (LED) is the cheapest grow light ever.By consuming only a 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 easily.
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 tent.
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 etc.
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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