Can You Put a Plant Grow Light in a Fluorescent Fixture?

Grow lights come in many different styles. Fluorescent grow tubes work in a regular fluorescent fixture of the same size. Compact fluorescent grow lights are designed to fit incandescent fixtures. High-pressure sodium and metal halide grow lights need special fixtures and ballasts.

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