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Post  cautery on 3/18/2013, 8:31 pm

OK... Got a late start, but I am starting seeds in vermiculite under my 6 bulb grow light... no need for the heat pads anymore, I don't think.

Question: Should I keep the light on 24 hours a day until they germinate and I transplant to Mel's mix/4-packs, or should I set the timer to turn it off/on?

If need to set an off time... How long on? How long off?

Electricity is not a concern...

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Post  camprn on 3/18/2013, 8:33 pm

14-16 hours per day of light and then the wee plants need a rest.

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Post  cautery on 3/18/2013, 8:49 pm

Sweet... thanks!

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