60cm x 60cm Grow TentMarch 6, 2019
A 60cm x 60cm Grow Tent is a small area in which you can grow a couple of plants. It is one of the cheapest grow setups you can buy, and it will take up the least amount of room.
You can easily grow 2 plants through their whole grow cycle in a 60cm x 60cm grow tent. It is also a great tent that can be used for Vegetative growth, before moving your plants into a flower room.
If you are new to growing, this would be a great set up for you. Sometimes, people will start growing cannabis, and realise it is not for them. Some realise they do not have time to maintain a grow. Starting small, with a relatively low price setup like a 60cm grow tent. It is a great way to start growing cannabis.
What Lights to Use in a 60cm x 60cm Grow Tent?
There is a massive choice of lighting you can use in a 60cm grow tent. To deliver enough light to you plants you will need lighting with sufficient output. CFL’s and T5’s can be used for vegetative growth.
The best lights to use in a 60cm Grow tent is a 250w HID lighting kit. Using a T5 Fluorescent light in the early days of seedlings and cuttings will reduce electricity costs.
Buying a HID lighting kit, is the most popular way to provide good lighting to your plants. It has a massive output of lumens per watt, and for the best yields, most growers will grow using HID lighting. They use more power than other forms of grow lighting, but if you want big flowers, HPS is the light to use.
Finding the right LED light is not easy. There are many to choose from, and they all have different spectrums, and massively different price ranges.
A 300w LED is enough for a 60cm x 60cm grow tent. If you buy from know brands you are sure to get a good light.
Extraction is key to bringing fresh clean air into your grow room, and remove old air, moisture and heat. The lowest size extractor that would suit a 60cm grow tent is a “4 inch inline extractor fan”.
Extractor fans can be noisey, and sometimes it is better to buy the bigger size up, and a speed adjuster to slow the fans down. That way, it will run quieter, but still pull out enough air to keep the environment of the grow room in check.
How many Plants Can I Grow In a 60cm Grow Tent?
When growing cannabis for personal use, it is always good to keep plant numbers low. By increase the amount of time a plant is vegging for, you can increase the yield of a plant massively. Just by adding and extra week veg time, can double a final yield!
Growing one good size plant is the best way to grow cannabis in a 60cm grow tent. 2 plants is the maximum you should do. Any more than this, and your plants will suffer due to lack of space during the flowering cycle.
Growing auto flowering cannabis plants under 24 hours of light is perfect for a new grower in a 60cm grow tent!
Just like any other grow setup, you will need a good hygrometer, and some good fans for air circulation. It is important even in such a small space, to keep your air moving, and humidity and temperatures at ideal levels.
This is just about everything you need to start your grow! You just have to decide:
- What medium you would like to grow in
- The food you will feed your plant.
- What strain you would like to grow
You are on the way to supplying yourself with your own home grown cannabis. Keep on researching, if you have any questions, you can always find me, and many other growers in the forum.
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