Enhance Your Indoor Garden with the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W

Maximise the potential of your indoor plants with the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W, ideal for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. Excellent for fostering growth in a grow tent or indoor garden, this kit covers an area of 80 x 80 cm up to 1 x 1 m and is perfect for growing between 1 and 4 flowering plants.

Features and Benefits

  • Complete 400W HPS Kit: Includes a high-quality HPS 400W magnetic ballast, HPS 400W grow lamp, 6-fold silver reflector, and 2 metres of jack chain for a convenient all-in-one solution.
  • Red-Orange Light Output: HPS grow lamp emits red and orange spectra, essential for stimulating bud formation and overall plant growth.
  • 6-Fold Silver Reflector: Maximise the light footprint and ensure even distribution across your plants for optimal growth.
  • Easy Installation: Comes with jack chain for effortless hanging of the reflector and lamp, ensuring a secure setup.
  • Versatile Application: Suitable for growing 1 to 4 flowering plants in a range of growing spaces, including grow tents or indoor gardens.

How to Use

  1. Choose an appropriate location for your grow tent or indoor garden that can accommodate the footprint and height of the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W.
  2. Set up the HPS 400W magnetic ballast in a stable and secure location, away from moisture and heat sources.
  3. Attach the HPS 400W grow lamp to the 6-fold silver reflector using the provided hardware, ensuring it is securely in place.
  4. Using the included 2 metres of jack chain, hang the reflector and lamp above your plants at the recommended distance (generally 30-50 cm) for optimal light coverage.
  5. Plug the ballast into a standard power outlet, and connect the ballast to the grow lamp using the supplied cable.
  6. Switch on the ballast to activate the grow lamp and monitor your plants' growth regularly to make adjustments to the light intensity and duration as needed.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The HPS Grow Light Kit 400W is ideal for both beginners and experienced gardeners looking to improve their indoor plant growth. It is also suitable for use in small to medium-sized grow tents or indoor gardens, fostering growth in flowering plants such as vegetables, herbs, flowers, and fruits.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Always follow manufacturer guidelines for installation, maintenance, and use of the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W to ensure proper function and safety.
  • Ensure proper ventilation in your grow tent or indoor garden to avoid excessive heat build-up from the HPS lamp.
  • Keep the grow light kit away from water and moisture sources to prevent electrical hazards and ensure the longevity of the components.


What is the ideal coverage area for the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W?

The 400W HPS Grow Light Kit is designed to provide optimal coverage for an area of 80 x 80cm up to 1 x 1m. This makes it perfect for grow tents with 1 to 4 flowering plants.

Can the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W be used for both the vegetative and flowering stages of plant growth?

Yes, the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W can be used for both vegetative and flowering stages of plant growth. However, the red-orange light output of the HPS lamp is particularly efficient for promoting flowering and fruiting.

Is the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W easy to set up?

The HPS Grow Light Kit 400W is designed for simple and straightforward installation, with no need for specialised knowledge. The kit comes with everything you need, including a 6 fold silver reflector, 2 meters of jack chain for hanging the reflector and lamp, as well as a quality HPS 400W magnetic ballast and HPS 400W grow lamp.

How energy efficient is the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W?

The HPS Grow Light Kit 400W has a power draw of 400 Watts. While HPS lamps are not as energy-efficient as LED grow lights, they are a cost-effective option for beginners and small-scale growers, delivering good bang for your buck.

What is the expected lifespan of the HPS 400W Grow Lamp?

The HPS 400W Grow Lamp typically has a lifespan of around 24,000 hours. However, the actual life of the bulb will depend on its usage and the environment in which it is used. It is generally recommended to replace HPS lamps every 9-12 months to maintain optimal performance and light output.

Can the reflector and lamp be adjusted to suit different plant heights?

Yes, the 2 metres of jack chain included in the HPS Grow Light Kit 400W allows for easy height adjustments of the reflector and lamp. This enables you to maintain the appropriate distance between the light source and your plants as they grow.

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