Grow Tents Reviews 2017

Grow Tents Review

Cannabis growers typically grow in one of three environments. For those with ample outdoor space, the access to natural sunlight is incomparable so it tends to be the favorable option. However, cannabis tends to take longer to grow outdoors and climate plays a huge role in the success of the crop. Oh the other hand, many growers do not have access to a private piece of land and/or simply want a little more control over their cannabis crop. This is where indoor growing comes into play. As far as indoor growing goes, commercial growers may be able to dedicate an entire warehouse or large room for their plants. Those with a smaller space such as only a closet, will benefit from a contraption known as a grow tent.

When growing cannabis indoors, you need to provide the right environment for your plants at all times. You need to provide adequate lighting, proper temperature/humidity all while containing the odor. Commercial growers will typically have the means to create a perfect controlled environment. For small-scale growers, grow tents offer an easier solution for maintaining a cannabis friendly environment.

What are grow tents?

Grow tents are sealed devices, designed to create small, customizable, controlled environments. These tents are typically made of durable and lightproof material, such as vinyl or oxford cloth. Good grow tents will also have a reflective inner material such as mylar. This ensures the plants are receiving equal amounts of light, as it will be reflected throughout the space. The thick material will also maintain whatever temperature and humidity you desire for your plants. Many tents have cut out areas where inline fans can be installed as well as mesh vents for added ventilation. When choosing a grow tent, you should also take into account how many cannabis plants you will have as well as how many trays you will need.

Why use a grow tent?

There are many advantages of grow tents. For one, they are fully customizable in terms of lighting, temperature and humidity. They come in a wide variety of sizes as well. As mentioned previously, they are ideal for growers with only a small space able to be dedicated to growing cannabis. One of the best aspects of grow tents is that they are able to be packed up and moved whenever you need.

Here you will find 10 of the best grow tents on the market. Many of these manufacturers offer several sizes of each model to accommodate every cannabis growers’ needs. This list has a wide variety of styles and tents for every budget, whether you are a professional grower or just starting out.

Apollo Horticulture 48”L x 48”W x 80”H Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

Apollo Horticulture is one of the leading brands of cannabis growing equipment. They offer inline fans, grow lights, various accessories and of course several sizes of grow tents. The 48”L x 48”W x 80”H model is great for both sativa and indica strains because it is capable of housing plants upwards of four to five feet tall. (Sativa strains tend to grow higher than indica.)

This tent is made of a durable waterproof, tear proof and light proof material which is great for your cannabis plants as this means nothing can get in or out. The material is reinforced by heavy duty metal poles, making the tent incredibly stable. This tent is also lined with mylar making it incredibly reflective. This is a great feature because it means roughly 92 to 97 percent of the light in your tent will be reflected back onto your cannabis plants. It has a removable mylar floor tray as well.

This model features a large door, providing easy access to your plants at all times. There are also two windows, one on either side as well as three mesh panels on the bottom of the tent to allow for ventilation. The tent also features eight round openings to allow for more air flow, power cords or inline fans to be installed.

Apollo Horticulture offers a 90 day warranty on this product.

iPower 96”L x 48”W x 80"H Hydroponic Water-Resistant Grow Tent

iPower is another well known company in the cannabis industry. They offer products such as inline fans, bud trimmers and grow lights in addition to grow tents. There are six other sizes in this line of tents as well.

Similar to Apollo Horticulture’s products, this tent is made of a heavy duty waterproof, tear proof and light proof material. Over 95 percent of the interior is also reflective and lined with mylar. This allows between 92 and 97 percent of the light produced by your grow lights to be reflected back onto your cannabis plants. This is great because it will increase your grow capacity, without increasing your energy bill.

The zippers are also incredibly heavy duty and the material is double stitched allowing for greater durability. The frame is constructed of heavy duty metal poles which can hold up to 110 pounds. There is also a removable mylar tray that is 100 percent waterproof as well.

In addition to the large front door, allowing easy access to your cannabis plants, there is also a rear access door as well. There are several adjustable vent doors too. A good ventilation system is very important to the health of your plants, so the built in vents are a great addition.

iPower offers a one year warranty on this tent.

Apollo Horticulture 48”L x 24”W x 60”H Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

Another great product from Apollo Horticulture, their 48”L x 24”W x 60”H is great for growers with only a couple plants. Both sativa and indica strains can be grown in this tent, though taller sativa strains may have a harder time flourishing in the slightly shorter environment.

The construction of this tent is more or less the same as the previously mentioned Apollo Horticulture tent. It has metal poles to provide structural support and increase stability. It is constructed with the same durable material that is tear proof, water proof and light proof. The interior is reflective with mylar lining. The reflective, waterproof floor tray is also removable which is helpful for cleaning.

This tent has just one main door, though due to the smaller size only one is really needed. It also features three mesh ventilation windows to help circulate air. This is important so that your plants have access to carbon dioxide in the outside air and are able to release the oxygen they produce. There are five circular openings for power cords, increased ventilation and/or inline fans.

Apollo Horticulture offers a 90 day warranty on this tent as well.

VIVOSUN 48”L x 24”W x 60"H Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

VIVOSUN is well known for their high quality hydroponic growing equipment. They offer inline fans, grow lights and several accessories in addition to their line of grow tents. This small grow tent is perfect for if you only have a few plants.

This tent is constructed from incredibly thick and 600D durable material. The seams are double stitched and the metal zipper is advertised to be the best on the market. The interior is 95 percent reflective, which will help your plants receive equal amounts of light, regardless of their position in the tent. The tent itself is supported by strong metal poles, ensuring stability. Included is a removable floor tray as well.

One great aspect of this tent is in addition to the large door providing easy access to your cannabis plants, there is also an observation window. This can be very helpful in checking on your plants without having to disturb their environment. There are two mesh ventilation windows on the bottom of the tent to allow for airflow. There are also seven rounded holes for power cords, additional ventilation and/or inline fans. This tent is built to be very user friendly as it is incredibly easy to set up and no tools are required. This is great if you’re a beginner grower and have little to no experience with grow tents.

VIVOSUN offers a two year warranty for this product.

TopoLite Full Range 24”L x 24”W x 48"H Indoor Grow Tent

TopoLite is a popular company that produces all sorts of hydroponic equipment. They are known primarily for their grow tents, grow lights and inline fans but sell a wide variety of other accessories as well. This tent is one of thirteen different sizes in this line. Within their different sizes, they also offer different models such as ones with added viewing windows.

This grow tent is constructed with durable 600D lightproof oxford cloth. It comes with white painted metal rods to help support the tent. The tent also features several rectangular vents and a few circular vents to add ventilation and allow for added inline fans and power cords. This is great to really customize your set up. It also features a heavy duty metal zipper and double stitching along the seams. The inside lining of the tent is made of mylar and is 96 percent reflective.

This tent is suitable for just a few cannabis plants, perfect if you are just starting out. There are no tools needed to set this grow tent up which is another great advantage as it makes set up easy, especially if you’re a beginner grower.

There is no advertised warranty for this product.

Hydroplanet™ 96”L x 48”W x 80”H Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

Hydroplanet is another big name in the cannabis industry. They manufacture all sorts of hydroponic equipment like grow lights, inline fans, grow tents as well as many other accessories. This grow tent is one of six sizes available in this line.

This model is incredibly spacious so it can accommodate multiple grow trays and plants. The interior is made of reflective mylar, which will help every plant receive adequate lighting. The door is also incredibly large, providing easy access to your cannabis plants. The large door also makes setup a breeze as you’ll have ample room to move around and set up the grow lights, inline fans and whatever other accessories you desire. All material is completely tear proof, waterproof and light proof.

One great bonus with this tent is that both the interior and exterior material is washable. This is especially handy if you were to have any plant spillage or excess water in the tent. The tent also features heavy duty tubes especially built to support heavier equipment.

Hydroplanet offers a two year warranty on this product, provided you have the order ID.

VIPARSPECTRA 48”L x 48”W x 80"H Reflective 600D Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

VIPARSPECTRA is a popular brand for grow lights, but they also sell several sizes of grow tents as well. This tent is one of three sizes that they offer. All tents are backed by a 30 day money back guarantee.

This grow tent is made of durable, heavy-duty, 600D oxford cloth that is waterproof, tear proof and light proof similar to other tents previously mentioned. The interior is reflective mylar, which helps to return more light to your plants. There is a removable floor tray as well that is also reflective mylar. This makes cleaning much easier, if a plant were to spill or if there was any excess water in the environment. All seams are double stitched for added light protection.

This tent features a rectangular mesh window to allow for better ventilation as well as several rounded holes for power cords, inline fans and lighting. The zippers are made of metal and are incredibly durable as well, which is very important in securing your plants. A faulty zipper can compromise the entire environment in the grow tent. The structural system is comprised of heavy duty metal beams and stainless steel connectors that are built to support your grow tent at all times.

VIPARSPECTRA offers a two year warranty for this tent.

Amagabeli Hydroponic 48”L x 24”W x 60"H Grow Tent

Amagabeli offers several items for cannabis growers, this grow tent being one of them. It is an incredibly durable tent with many advantages over the competition. It is advertised as the perfect tent for all stages of plant growth for all strains.

This tent is constructed of heavy duty, 600D material and is completely light proof. There is no observation window, to keep as much light in the tent as possible. The metal zipper is double stitched to further prevent light from leaking through. This saves energy from your lights as they will be focused on your cannabis plants 100 percent of the time. The interior is lined with mylar and is 95 percent reflective. There is a removable waterproof mylar tray as well.

The grow tent features two rectangular mesh vents, that have a velcro flap to close them off when not in use. The tent also has five rounded vents that have a double drawstring system in place to prevent light from seeping out. Amagabeli is committed to having a 100 percent lightproof grow tent, which is very important when growing cannabis.

This tent is incredibly easy to assemble and no tools are required. This makes this a great choice if you’re a beginner grower or someone looking for a quick, no hassle set up. The metal poles self-lock into place. If you need to move the tent or disassemble for any reason, simply push the trigger and the poles will unlock.

Amagbeli offers a two year warranty on this tent.

Valuebox 24”L x 24”W x 48”H Small Indoor Mylar Hydroponics Grow Tent

Valuebox manufactures a wide variety of items, including grow tents. This tent is one of five sizes they offer. Because this tent is relatively small, it’s great if you’re a beginner grower with just a few plants.

The exterior is heavy duty oxford cloth that is 99 percent lightproof. The interior lining is made of 99 percent reflective mylar. This is great to reflect as much light as possible back onto your cannabis plants, ensuring no energy is wasted. The frame is constructed with metal poles and metal connectors that easily lock into place, making set up a breeze. Once closed, the tent is fully sealed.

This tent features an observation window, which is nice when you simply want to observe your plants and prefer to do so without disrupting their environment. In addition, there is a removable, water resistant, mylar tray.

All zippers are heavy duty and have privacy flaps over them, to give the tent the appearance of a simple wardrobe closet. If you have to be relatively secretive or discreet about the presence of your cannabis plants, this feature will be very important to have. There are several vents to allow for better air flow through the tent. The tent also has rounded vents for additional equipment.

Valuebox offers a one year warranty for this tent.

TopoGrow D-Door 32”L x 32”W x 63"H Indoor Grow Tent

TopoGrow is a well known brand for various hydroponic equipment such as grow lights, inline fans, grow tents and several other accessories. This tent is one of fifteen sizes TopoGrow offers in this line. This particular size tent is suitable for several cannabis plants of all strains.

The exterior is 600D heavy duty oxford cloth. This material is completely light proof. On the interior, the tent features 96 percent reflective mylar lining. The tent also has double stitched seams and durable metal zippers. The frame is constructed of strong plastic poles and connectors that easily assemble together. Easy set up is important, especially if the need to relocate the tent were to arise.

The tent features several mesh vents to help with ventilation, a very important component in any cannabis growing environment. There are multiple openings for power cords and more equipment as well. There is also a removable waterproof floor tray included.

There is no advertised warranty for this product.

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