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How many hours on?

Posted by pigpen63 none (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 8, 11 at 20:53

I'm just beginning, and set some herbs about 4" under two 48" 6500K Daylight 40 watters in the basement. Should i set a timer for 16 hours on, 8 hours off?

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RE: How many hours on?

16 to 18 hours on. You can also move the plants an inch or two (or three) closer.

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