Does anyone know if the little led lights on meters Or humidifiers etc…interrupt the light cycle for plants??? Just started my 18/6 cycle and all my meters got the room pretty bright for it to be total darkness
They can’t see green. But they use blue and reds everyday. Black duck tape works well to eliminate those lights spots.
Yes! Cover them all with duct tape!
Actually science has now proven that the plants also see the green lights too.
Damn that sucks because my light controller says the green light won’t disturb but it’s really bright
Brings up a question for me, what about bonfires? We have at least one bonfire a week not far from plants but it doesn’t seem to have affected?
That’s what I’ve read.
Green light is considered the least efficient wavelength in the visible spectrum for photosynthesis, but it is still useful in photosynthesis and regulates plant architecture.
This is interesting to me too. Like moon lighting, street light, and other random light sources for outdoors.
I will say all my outdoors always have seeds though from herming.
The complete darkness is one of the checklist to prevent seeds from my understanding. Complete environmental control.
How do yours do outside @Ladithief with the environment light factors?
@scotty17 how does this effect led set ups? Any conversation on green led yet?
I am lucky if I have 5 seeds per plant (on a 8’ one)… the problem now is the stupid people growing that don’t know they have a male and screw everyone’s garden around them…I purposely put 2 mend purp males in buddy’s garden…lol… he said he checked with his neighbours and no one was growing so we went for it…lol…I have automatic lights that come on and off as the dogs walk around…or people and a street light… and I really never have an issue…
Let me put this out… what about a full moon…lol… they are bright as heck for about a week… never an issue… it’s spectrum related and really how long are they on for…a fire I don’t see being an issue… totally different spectrum to me…some one needs to use a light meter on a fire and let us know in english… not uM/meter…lol…
So I’m guessing it’s ok? The company website say that it doesn’t effect it so I guess it has to work. It’s jus so bright i can see everything with it on
They sell little stickers you can place over lights to dim the amount of light put out by your gadgets. It doesn’t get rid of all the light (if you only put one on) but it dims it by a lot. If you used more than one I’m sure it would be completely dark. Here’s what I’m talking about: LightDims Original Strength - Light Dimming LED Covers and Light Dimming Sheets for Routers, Electronics and Appliances and More. Dims 50-80% of Light, in Minimal Packaging. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CLVEQCO/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fab_4auCFbJ9SK116
Do you want to post a pic to show us how bright this light is. Like I read above, just use black duct tape to cover as as much of the light scorce as possible. I had the same problem in my tent and that’s what I did and haven’t had any problems @oso.
Just use a piece of black electrical tape to cover the led.
I wonder what genius started telling people years ago that green bulbs are safe. I can prove that you do NOT want to use green lights at all. the plants are not supposed to see it is crap. When or if I turn 1 green bulb on made for this, My plants start to wake up and start to stand up like its morning. Boo on the green bulb theory…i proved that wrong over 15 years ago. I use silver hvac tape and I tape ALL lights, even the dehumidifier on light and the surge protectors on lights are all taped. You want that room as black dark as possible during sleepy time. Lol
Yes this is what is for the moment. Still little light leaks but much better. I still don’t know why company says it’s ok they should of at least put a auto off screen on it.