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    Indoor Greenhouse Suggestions?

    So the town Lowes here at school got in their annual shipment of 3 tier, indoor greenhouses. With my collection being larger than last year (but still very small) it is much more enticing to get a small greenhouse to keep everything in. So a few questions:
    1) What are the advantages/disadvantages of a greenhouse over a tank
    2) What factors should I look for in one
    3) Are there any brands that are cheaper/better than others that anyone would recommend
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    How big a GH is it exactly?
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    Think lighting too, is it going to be in a window and what lights will fit. Mine seams the same as what your speaking of but mine is a 4 tier and it fits a lot of plants. The cheaper you go the cheaper the plastic cover will be and mor vulnerable to tearing along the stitch line. I started with a 50 gal tank and my collection soon outgrew the area so def look into a greenhouse if you plan on getting more plants in the future.

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    Its maybe 4-5 ft tall, maybe 2.3 wide, so wide enough that I can put at least 1 2 bulb 2ft strip above each level if needed. I might stop by tomorrow and figure out the square footage inside the thing.

    much liek this one I just found on amazon:
    http://www.amazon.com/Misco-Home-Gar...5320572&sr=8-3

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    I have on top a 3 bulb bathroom vanity i got at the hardware store for 15$ with 3 compact 6500 k florescents the second rack i have 2 dome lamps and a single 24 " tube all 6500k the 3rd rack i have a dbl 24" tube one 3500k one 6500k and a dome lamp. 6500k lights will give more color to the plants, i also hung them with strings so i can keep them closer to the plants and lift them as they grow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vbkid View Post
    Its maybe 4-5 ft tall, maybe 2.3 wide, so wide enough that I can put at least 1 2 bulb 2ft strip above each level if needed. I might stop by tomorrow and figure out the square footage inside the thing.

    much liek this one I just found on amazon:
    http://www.amazon.com/Misco-Home-Gar...5320572&sr=8-3
    I have something similar...I think the main issue you will find is stuffing enough lighting into there, not to mention most neps will outgrow it, even the "small" species.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    I would assume that thing would build up some pretty high temps with the lights inside and the plastic zippered up too. Maybe pushing 100 degrees with some high wattage cfls....?

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