If you’re new to this, stick to the basics and keep things simple.
- Find a suitable setup space (spare room, garage, etc)
- Make your space light-tight.
- Choose how to configure your space (e.g. tent, entire room or cupboard within a room)
- Get good light coverage in your setup.
- Set up suitable air exchange.
- 1 How do you set up a perfect grow room?
- 2 How many plants should be in a grow room?
- 3 Do you need fresh air in a sealed grow room?
- 4 How long should a fan be on in a grow room?
- 5 How many plants 10×10 grow tent?
- 6 Does Topping increase yield?
- 7 How many plants can fit in a 2×4 grow tent?
- 8 How big of a tent do I need for 4 plants?
- 9 Should I leave my fan on when lights are off?
- 10 How often should I exhaust my grow room?
- 11 Should I open the flaps on my grow tent?
- 12 Do plants need fresh air at night?
- 13 How often should I vent my grow tent?
- 14 What happens if you leave a fan on all night?
How do you set up a perfect grow room?
Ultimate Guide To Setup Your Grow Room
- Step 1 – Find Grow Room Space.
- Step 2 – Clean Designated Grow Room Space.
- Step 3 – Build the Grow Room.
- Step 4 – Ensure Fresh Air Circulation For Grow Room.
- Step 5 – Have Water Source Available To Grow Room.
- Step 6 – Grow Room Flooring.
- Step 7 – Installing Grow Rooms Lights.
How many plants should be in a grow room?
You don’t just want plants to grow tall – you want them to be big and bushy. As a rough guide, you’re best off aiming for 1 – 4 plants per square metre.
Do you need fresh air in a sealed grow room?
The concept of a sealed room is quite basic; a sealed room is a growing environment where there are no holes or air exchanges to the outdoors or any other room. It doesn’t need to be airtight, however, the closer to airtight the better.
How long should a fan be on in a grow room?
You need to keep the fans running during the light hours. This will help prevent humidity and heat affect your yield. During the dark hours, keep the fan off after 1 hour. Let the plant flower without any disturbance.
How many plants 10×10 grow tent?
The 10′ x 10′ Indoor Grow Rooms will house up to 32 medium plants or about 24 or so if you want them to get bigger than normal. These monstrous grow tents will require an extra room or space in the garage to be set-up in since they are so big.
Does Topping increase yield?
Does topping really increase yield. Some people claim topping does not actually increase yield, because the colas get smaller every time you top. But, it has been shown that the cumulative yield is much heavier when you top your plants. So yes, topping really increases yield.
How many plants can fit in a 2×4 grow tent?
If you keep your plants small, you can fit 8 or more of them in a 2 x 4 foot grow tent. If you let them grow to a “normal” size, you can get two in a 2 by 4 area.
How big of a tent do I need for 4 plants?
What Size Grow Tent Is Best For 4 Plants? For 4 plants, a rectangular tent shape is best and the most common size is a 4×4. That gives each plant about 4 square feet of growing space (a 2×2 area). It is actually a bit less than that, because you want to keep some space free between the plants.
Should I leave my fan on when lights are off?
As always, both exhaust and oscillating fans should be running during the light hours. And turn the other fans off after 1 hour after the light goes off.
How often should I exhaust my grow room?
An air extractor fan system cycles out old air and brings in fresh air, which your plants need if you want them to thrive. Ideally, your extractor fan system should replace the air in your grow room every minute, or at least every three to five minutes.
Should I open the flaps on my grow tent?
There are some tents which come with built-in ventilation flaps at the bottom of them. Opening up one of them can assist your intake fan to draw more fresh air and overcome the excess negative air pressure grow tent can’t tolerate. Otherwise, it’s okay to go with it if the tent is in a dark room.
Do plants need fresh air at night?
At night, most plants actually reverse the process of photosynthesis. They take in oxygen and release carbon dioxide. This means that when daylight comes again, the plants take in “stale” air from the night before. Supplying fresh air at night is especially critical to maintaining consistent plant health.
How often should I vent my grow tent?
Ideally, you will want a ventilation system that can exchange the air in your grow room AT LEAST once every three minutes. To determine what your CFM requirements are, simply divide the volume of your room by 3 minutes.
What happens if you leave a fan on all night?
Circulating air from a fan can dry out your mouth, nose, and throat. This could lead to an overproduction of mucus, which may cause headaches, a stuffy nose, sore throat, or even snoring. While a fan won’t make you sick, it may worsen symptoms if you’re already under the weather.