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lighting affected by moisture?

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    For indoor setups are there any problems when it comes to mist and humidity coming in contact with lighting? I know lights have to be fairly close to the plants. I didn't know if you have to use caution when misting plants or how close to place a humidifier to everything.

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    ALWAYS use caution whenever there is the possibility of water coming into contact with electricity. I use an indoor setup during winter and I mist. Make sure that you aren't allowing water to enter the light fixtures housing. I grow on a stainless steel storage rack and my humidifier is on a shelf beneath my plants.

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    What level is your humidity usually at?

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    So far, I am maxing out at around seventy. I am going out tomorrow to get a better humidifier b/c I want to increase that level to around eighty. I tried a diy idea and it didn't work out the way I wanted it to. I am not worried about the humidity itself. I would only worry if there were condensation on or in the housing of the lights.

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    Thanks Jason.

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