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First time grow help by Nigel Diffingwat - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:15:34 EST ID:xLdmvCfa No.145592 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Growing in a tent 8 weeks into flower and two of my plants have been looking worse and worse, everything i try seems to fail so i hope you guys could help my clueless little brain

As you can see the buds are browning and turning crispy but ive seen no signs of mold

Thanks in advance guys
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Sidney Callerwet - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:26:12 EST ID:3FKmUudm No.145593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Medium, nutrients, ventilation, lights? The bud in the back looks moldy.
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Hedda Bunnerhere - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:55:44 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145592

Not sure if full blown bud mold or just an awful picture.
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David Bunville - Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:26:29 EST ID:mZkurPcq No.145596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145592
do you water your plants
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Augustus Mashville - Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:20:08 EST ID:HMMalJIM No.145597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you watered too much during flower, but they are finishing and using nutes from the leaves, roots do not work well due to overwater.
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Rebecca Sabbernud - Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:49:56 EST ID:gitu3TDg No.145606 Ignore Report Quick Reply
dang thats some shit. what are your daytime + nighttime temps? wildcard question: how big are your pots?
It's heat + lack of water. That top is too close to the light, it's getting sunburn


Wots dis? by Ian Duckcocke - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:33:35 EST ID:Ej9SKL55 No.145583 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is growing in my garden bed. I’m from the Bay Area in California, and can’t find it anywhere online through description. Anyone can help?
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Hedda Goodford - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:22:56 EST ID:g+Z11Sfr No.145591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
its a mushroom
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Martin Sibberwater - Mon, 27 Nov 2017 21:08:23 EST ID:5Oi/BJlT No.145598 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145591
Yep.
Mushroom.
Doesn't look like a fun kind either.
Do not eat.
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Beatrice Fozzlehone - Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:26:32 EST ID:6BPwtRXz No.145602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145583
it might pop open later to spread spores and change appearance, this looks like an early stage


Grow by Eliza Cacklekine - Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:21:00 EST ID:kj8KK8Ch No.145524 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I'm buying one of these and I have a few questions

-how big of pots do I need for plants just to wait until I see their sex because I have 2 5 gallon buckets and want to start 5 seeds
-how much perlite should I put in the soil
-what is the cheapest soil I can get best for weed and nutrients
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Lillian Wenningham - Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:12:05 EST ID:+feR4wOL No.145557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145554
Lumen is a measure for the apparent brightness according to how our eyes perceptive it. It is correct that it's not a good measure for efficiency when it comes to growing plants because they are affected be different wavelength in a different way than our vision.
However: When comparing lights with similar spectral emission characteristics it still can be useful. For instance it's perfectly reasonable to compare one HPS to another because their spectrum differs by a very little bit.
To some extent this also can be said for LEDs with the same color temperature, it will be more off than for a HPS but it's still useful. A HPS with 150Lumen/Watt is 15% more efficient than a 130Lumen/Watt one, within 1% because the spectra are almost identical. A 150Lumen/Watt 3000k LED is 50% more efficient to a 100Lumen/Watt 3000k LED within probably something like 10%.
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INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:03:57 EST ID:uUnVQb2w No.145558 Report Quick Reply
>>145554

The other replies hit the nail on the head. If you want to measure power behind LED's, first know your spectrum. Every manufacturer will show you a spectrum chart on loose LEDs that you buy. Don't trust the Chinese or Hong Kong vendors on Ebay unless they're selling name brand packaged diodes, they'll tell you anything to get you to buy something like, "Yeah this identical diode we're advertising in another auction as a 420nm royal blue is also a 280 UVB bulb" It's usually too good to be true.

To measure LED intensity correctly you'll want to get a PAR meter.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/HydroFarm-QUANTUM-PAR-METER-HIGHEST-QUALITY-SAVE-Money-Free-Shipping-Lowest/112625772346
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Lillian Garringdale - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:14:41 EST ID:3FKmUudm No.145576 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145556
Yield isn't the only factor. Plants grown under blurple lights are never as complex in the smell and taste department. I've grown with different types of blurples and while they do produce weed, I wouldn't use them if I was the only person smoking the stuff.
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Isabella Menkinnidge - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:10:46 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.145584 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145576
Yeah but for the most part users on this site aren't strict connensewers. Indoors all you need is a stable enviroment within an enclosed reflective space for your plants. With around 200w of Cfl, or HPS or Led, and a correct understanding of this plants feeding/watering schedules, come harvest time you should have a decent yield. On top of that you know exactly what went into the grow as far as ferts and pesticides go.
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Priscilla Drecklekid - Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:10:57 EST ID:B0kZyQRI No.145595 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145524
-1 seed in each 5g will work
-5%
-go to hardware store or supermarket, gardening store, neighbors compost pile whatever is nearest and find out, etc. if you want to save money by using your own shit give it a go what the hell


It starts by John Gandercheg - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:48:38 EST ID:djYsvRob No.140610 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Came home from work and my new seedling has sprouted!

Strain is Dinafem's Blue Cheese. According to Dinafem, flowering time for Blue Cheese is 50 days, and should begin before the plant reaches 15 inches.

Grow medium is Fox Farm's Ocean Forest mixed 50/50 with perlite in a 4-gallon grow pot. Nutes are Fox Farms trio, Grow Big, Big Bloom, and Tiger Bloom. From what I understand, Ocean Forest is nutrient-rich enough that adding nutes isn't necessary until flowering begins.

I'll be vegging her under a 2 ft T5 with two 24-watt bulbs, and three 42 watt CFLs. At the moment only the T5 and one of the CFLs is on, the other two will come on once she gets a little bigger. For flower, I'll be using a 300 watt Mars Hydro LED. The LED arrived earlier today, never used one before. Despite being pretty cheap, construction is solid and all the lights work properly. There's no on/off switch, which I don't like, but it shouldn't be an issue.

I don't know whether I'll be scrogging this plant or mainlining.
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Caroline Nunnerwell - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 04:44:02 EST ID:K7elgYR+ No.145567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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All bags inoculated. The 4 GTs are all bright white and fluffy, but the two PE's are grayish and mossier looking. The first PE never fruited, seems likely the syringe was contaminated.

>>145533
Yep, all shrooms harvested so far came from a bag with a built in self-healing injector port. The bags without the built in port are cheaper though, if a little riskier to inoculate.

>>145563
just the bottom right tub was dry.
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press !XIxc6BpKnU - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 07:17:16 EST ID:V9l2ysWH No.145568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>145567
yeah, your Golden teacher bag seems to have suitable genetics. is there a specific reason why you opted against trays in a greenhouse or monotubs? you could easily double your yield and make rehydrating between flushes easier, the contam risk isnt that high with coir/verm bulk substrate if your spawn is healthy .

what temp are those heating beds set too? with bags you have to be wary of internal temperature.

i dont know how much work and money you are willing to invest, but at what 25 bucks a bag you might want to get a big PC - maybe an all american? rye and empty bags are cheap as fuck. i get rye for something like 28 bucks per 50kg -plus 5 bucks shipping cost- and microfilter bags at 85 cents per piece. so not counting verm, coir and gypsum which are piss cheap you could get between a hundred to two hundred grams per kg of grain

allthough sterilizing bags is quite time intensive opposed to the half litre jars i often use.

i also recommend moving onto agar work since it enables you to preserve genetics of a well fruiting culture, and using liquid innoculant shortens colonization time of grain by 4-6 days at least
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press !XIxc6BpKnU - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 07:18:36 EST ID:V9l2ysWH No.145569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145567
also, sorry for double posting but what do you mean by grey concerning your PE bag?
sure its not cobweb?
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Edwin Hannerstine - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:26:39 EST ID:K7elgYR+ No.145589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Week five of flower.

Clones all recovered from transplant, growing nicely. Strangely, IG#3 on the far right has developed buds, and its fan leaves are covered with trichomes. Reminds me of the first time I grew an auto.

>>145568
I'm a newbie to shroom growing, and the bag tek seemed like a cheap and low risk starting point. For the most part it's worked well, it was easy to integrate into the grow room, prep and maintenance has been pretty easy, and it's still giving flushes. I've tripped almost daily for the past month and still have plenty of shrooms to last until the new bags start yielding. That said, will probably move on to jars and tubs once I get more experienced. The pack of six 1-pound bags cost $33 shipped so not a huge investment, a nice pressure cooker, agar solutions, laminar hood, ect are all on the wishlist for the future.

>>145569
Noticeably darker in color than the GT, not nearly as fluffy. Lots of yellow fluidy excretions. It may indeed be cobweb. Probably gonna toss the two PE's outside into the mulch pile.
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press !XIxc6BpKnU - Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:50:48 EST ID:5Bse8gaJ No.145590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145589
i wouldnt toss them since at the moment theyre still well contained and some cubensis mycellium can be very whispy. a good way to identify cobweb without a magnifying glass is to measure the speed at which the mycellium spreads.
but the secretion sounds like cubensis fighting off some bacteria never had cobweb do that before. if you should have to toss it be sure not to carry too much spores back to your grow room.

and hey, congratulations on taking up such a nice hobby.
im still amazed that its possible to turn horseshit into such a great drug

and you really dont have to have a laminar flowhood eventhough it makes so much more comfortable, a big SAB is good enough for agar work and prepping inoculant syringes.


Shrooms-Pint glass/jam jars rye tek by Augustus Grandson - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:44:10 EST ID:CdeKassd No.145578 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Brit here who can't get them wide mouth canning jars unless he orders online.I don't want to do that.
I've read this brand of jam jars in the picture are fine to use.Any one used them ? I have a 9ml syringe how many of these 370g jars could I fill up(will be using a mono tub afterwards)

Also read you can use pint drinking glass.just put a bit of tyvek over the top then wrap 3 layers of tin foil over the top.
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Augustus Grandson - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:52:35 EST ID:CdeKassd No.145579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>is this the correct way to make jars.

>rinse rye grain with water,soak over night,bring to boil for 10mins then strain.

>put rye into jars.5/16 hole into lids,cover top with tyvek(super glue it onto it?) wrap tin foil over top.

>pressure cook jars 1 hour at 15psi.sot jars on top of a wet towel so they don't break.let jars cool in P.C over night.

>sterilise everything,inject spores into jars,2 squirts one each side.cover hole with a plaster,rolll jars around.

>place jars in plastic tub sat o top of a heat mat(house is cold) then wait u till full collanized
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Augustus Grandson - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:53:33 EST ID:CdeKassd No.145580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also what pressure cooker would you suggest out of these (or suggest another one whats sold in the uk)

>MORPHY RICHARD 6 L,14.5 psi £49.99
https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/household-appliances/cookware/cookware/morphy-richards-977000-6-litre-pressure-cooker-stainless-steel-10136189-pdt.html

>TOWER T90102 7.5 L no information on the PSI. £37.99
https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/household-appliances/cookware/cookware/tower-t90102-7-5-litre-pressure-cooker-stainless-steel-10152073-pdt.html

> VÄRDESÄTTA 6 L 14.5 psi £39
http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/cookware/pots-pans/v%C3%A4rdes%C3%A4tta-pressure-cooker-stainless-steel-art-50286745/?cid=gb%7Cps%7Cpla%7C%7C%7C%7C

>Salter Pressure Cooker - 7 Litre 11.6psi ££49.99
https://www.tesco.com/direct/salter-pressure-cooker-7-litre/349-7315.prd?skuId=349-7315
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Augustus Grandson - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:04:28 EST ID:CdeKassd No.145581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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what about this jam jar ?
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Augustus Grandson - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:26:24 EST ID:CdeKassd No.145582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>145581
Or this big jar of polish.

Also I'm thinkgoing big of using popcorn instead of rye as I can't find it any where
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press !XIxc6BpKnU - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:25:37 EST ID:F2n040Hc No.145588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145578
you can use jar without a threading, but id recommend against it.
those glasses are good but you'd have a lot of marmelade. couldnt you order spawn bags over the internet? i really like to use bags for monotubs. any kind of jar that has a top with a popping mechanism will work

>add gypsum to your grain as you soak them
>i normally tape the holes up with medical pore tape, instead of tyvek, but thats only because i find it more convenient
>pressure cook for atleat 90min at 15psi, be careful not to have the glasses in direct contact with the bottom of the cooker.
>be sure to shake the syringe, dont mix the grains after injecting. the spores have to come in contact with eachother, shake at 30% percent colonization

id recommend against popcorn, i find it finicky to get the moisture right. popcorn often ends in bacterial contamination for me. if you could order online you can get it really cheap

id recommend getting the biggest PC you can afford as long as you know it runs at atleast 15psi. once youve chosen a PC you can calculate which jars would fill it in the most efficient way

im really high right now, please feel free to ask any questions


howto tell when ready? by Barnaby Cuffingfadge - Fri, 27 Oct 2017 09:34:47 EST ID:SaNmv8i2 No.145535 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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what am i looking for to tell my weed is ready to be harvested? i know i have a month or so left to wait as i'm only in the 6th week.
what should a ready to harvest bud look like? here are three buds of 3 different plants to see where i am at.
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Caroline Nimmlecocke - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:11:18 EST ID:+rl+/YJ3 No.145559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just got the loupe in the mail today. am i looking at the big hairs or the tiny mushroom shaped crystals?
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Cedric Pickwill - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:42:06 EST ID:mAX3GZUK No.145560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When 80% of the hairs are orange was my guide, maybe a little bit more.
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INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 01:30:32 EST ID:uUnVQb2w No.145565 Report Quick Reply
>>145559
The crystals
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INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:10:38 EST ID:uUnVQb2w No.145574 Report Quick Reply
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>>145559

When your trichomes/crystals start to lean over like this, and when they're roughly half milky and half amber in color, is when it's done and ready to harvest.
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Lillian Garringdale - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:09:00 EST ID:3FKmUudm No.145575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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A plant is ready for harvest when all the stigmas have turned orange/brown and receded into the calyxes which should be swollen. At this point the trichome heads will be milky and amber. If there are white stigmas left in the plant, it's more than likely not ready. Sometimes new white stigmas appear when the plant is under stress, for example if it's being flushed. Stigmas that appear at this point should be ignored.

Pictured plant is almost ready to be harvested. Pictured plant is not ready for harvest even though most of the stigmas on most of the buds were orange.


Seed in my weed by smeagle - Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:10:48 EST ID:paCUvU57 No.145480 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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2-3 weeks ago i found a seed in my weed. I decided "why the hell not" . So i planted in a decent sized pot, with flower soil, fertilizer included. had it under a halogen light for the first 1 1/2 week. This week bought a Led grow light, pretty sexpensive. Does it look ok to be around 3 weeks old? Should i tranplant it not or wait. got no idea what the roots look like at this point, dont even know how to lift it all out of the pot.

thankfull for tips and stuff. And i know i want a female. but a male could work too. how many grams yield am i looking at if its a male? think in terms of cannabutter.
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Hugh Snodlock - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:45:40 EST ID:+feR4wOL No.145547 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145517
>It is nonsense metric without the time used included.
No It's not. Because most people don't grow in an industrial style 365 days a year what counts is what you get for each grow.
In addition good strains yield the same independently of how long they take.

Read up on the gramm per watt debate on icmag or something if you don't believe me.
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Augustus Blizzlewill - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 08:11:13 EST ID:paCUvU57 No.145570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Heres a 5 week update
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Augustus Blizzlewill - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 08:13:14 EST ID:paCUvU57 No.145571 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145570
Also its decidedly female. Im 99% sure. the small pistils that become the buds are pointy and long and not small and round.
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Augustus Blizzlewill - Sun, 05 Nov 2017 08:17:03 EST ID:paCUvU57 No.145572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145570
And i can see why bigger lights are better. the lower branches arent getting as much light as they would in the wild.
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INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:06:43 EST ID:uUnVQb2w No.145573 Report Quick Reply
>>145570

It's looking great now, right before the stage it's at now, like a week prior, is when you can start to feed it a complete veg formula and not have to worry about it being stunted. That plant in week 5 is what most should look like in week 4.


Sickness after budding by William Billingham - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 21:44:39 EST ID:JpZIiZ6j No.145198 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My plants were doing fairly well, but after they started budding they came down with something nasty. Any ideas? I'm currently using Maxsea 5-20-20 3x a week
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Edwin Dizzlenotch - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:09:24 EST ID:5ZIJiLFG No.145249 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145213
The taco shape curling is very indicative of russet mites. A good dose of pyrethrin based bug spry like Worry Free would clear that up for sure. Russets are microscopic and very hard to detect without at least a 16x magnification loupe or scope, the discoloration looks to be a nutrient problem. I would assume its due to high PH. start watering with some 6.0 water and you should see an improvement to your new growth.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Worry-Free-Ready-To-Use-Insecticide-and-Miticide-Insect-Killer-32-oz/20850651
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Hannah Clozzleledge - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:05:45 EST ID:9zvqH7Gp No.145269 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145241
Yeah. It was some expensive shit
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Hannah Clozzleledge - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:07:20 EST ID:9zvqH7Gp No.145270 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145248
I live in Northern California. It's extremely hot here
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Oliver Nabblemure - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:29:49 EST ID:k0f5YupH No.145309 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145198
OK the burnt tips in this pic look like signs of micronutrient defiency; most likely Mg or Zn.

>>145213
the cupped leaves here are a sign the plant is trying to dissipate moisture from it's system.

>>145214
yellowing of the leaves starting a the bottom are a sign of nitro deficency, but the purpling of the stems indicates that it's not N you're lacking, but sulphur.

>>145215
The spotting and discoloration are another sign of micronute def. Looks like Mn.

Most likely what you need to do is add a moderate doase of a good broad-spectrum micronutrient; specifically one high in sulphur, manganese and zinc. Also, don't water quite so often. Water absorbs and retains heat much better than earth or matrix does and NorCal gets enough sun that constantly sopping roots become a breeding ground for pythia and root rot, both of which can produce that "burnt" look at the edges and tips of leaves. Add a little H2O2 to your nutrient solution when wattering for a few weeks to kill any root-pathogens that may have cropped up.

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Caroline Murdstone - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 22:19:32 EST ID:DdLNYW5u No.145564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145309
no fucking idea what I'm talking about but I saw 2 infographics about muhdeficiencies, the post

please stop spreading the micronutrient meme around, 95% of cases is something completely unrelated to micronutrients, and 4,95% you can fix those micronutrient related problems by fixing your pH/stopping salt build up

OP, looks like overwatering+mites+overall shitty feeding regime, but it probably doesn't matter anymore because I'm replying to a fucking 2 months old thread anyway

this board sucks man


What is this? by Cedric Giffingwet - Sun, 08 Oct 2017 04:38:20 EST ID:ytu2Dtd5 No.145464 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Diagnose this please. Happens to the oldest and biggest leaves first, eventually spreads to the whole plant until nothing is left. Happens in the first month of vegetation, growth is halted, plants never become more than 30cm tall before this hits.

Growing in soil. Soil is a nice airy mix. Not overwatering. Ph is normal for water and soil. Temperatures are normal. Light is not too close.
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Matilda Choblingstatch - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:18:04 EST ID:fLGLFuPd No.145495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145464
I'd say it's a potassium issue. It plays a large role in the function of stomata, directly effecting respiration and transpiration.
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Matilda Choblingstatch - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:22:05 EST ID:fLGLFuPd No.145496 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145495
To expand on this, I believe Chlorine easily replaces Potassium so the water itself could be depriving your plants of any Potassium in your soil.
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INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:42:52 EST ID:uUnVQb2w No.145544 Report Quick Reply
>>145495

Potassium would have mottled leaves, this kind of looks like zinc to me, it yellows the leaf in reverse from an iron deficiency from the tip backwards with interveinal chlorosis


What type of water do you start out with, OP? You should be starting out with rainwater or PH balanced water with NOTHING in it zero PPM to start. You then add your Cal/Mag, then regular nutes, balance the PH again to around 6.3-6.7, keep your PPM's below 900 for indoor until you get used to your strain and what it requires.
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Nathaniel Smallhood - Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:27:47 EST ID:f4mvSiNj No.145551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145464
my homime says your giving it TOO much light, it doesnt matter that its too close. or just heat stress. but he says it could be a combo of a few things, too much light + too hot. not deficiencys, it mostly only happens on the bottom leaves of the plant, because its your sun leaves first he says its heat+too much light. your welcome.
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Caroline Murdstone - Sat, 04 Nov 2017 21:39:19 EST ID:DdLNYW5u No.145561 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145544
full blown autismo growing methods

OP, what exactly are you feeding your plants? post exact soil, ferts and regime, and tell me you've actually calibrated your ph-meter please, also pics of your growroom would help immensely


Weed by William Gadgewater - Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:53:35 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145126 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Top is Northern Lights, left is Blue Cheese and right is Strawberry Cough.

Strawberry is being a bit crippled, was bent over at an angle and looks kinda yellow. Grown strawberry before and it's comparatively short for a sativa so with some training height shouldn't be a problem. Looking forward to seeing how they do.
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Sidney Gillerdock - Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:52:56 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145506 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145498

Strawberry and northern lights seem to have enjoyed the trim, blue cheese got a bit over trimmed but it's kinda lanky in places so really wanted to make sure the light gets to as many sites as possible.

Northern lights is starting to get noticeably ahead of the others flowerwise, blue cheese looks like a slow flowerer, not as squat as other phenos I've had.
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Lillian Cledgeworth - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:48:59 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145513 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145506

Got a small 60x60x140 tent to set up with my old light for a veg tent. Having to buy weed in the gaps between grows is getting annoying so having a plant in veg ready to swap over will be nice.
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Eugene Shakeworth - Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:47:32 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145529 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>145513

Turns out the blue cheese is the low yielding sativa leaning pheno like the one I posted above again, super stretchy and spindly :( Other 2 plants responded really well to the liberal trimming and are looking to have nice long uniform buds on each stem with a few small ones in the middle that stretched up.

Got sent a huge bag of horse manure instead of soil from an amazon seller today, called to find out what happened and they said they don't actually sell the brand of soil they were advertising, only a 'similar product'. Horse shit is not similar to soil.
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Betsy Domblecocke - Wed, 25 Oct 2017 04:45:01 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145529

I put a seed in to some tissue to germ once my order of soil had been dispatched, however I've had to order a new bag after the manure mix up. The seed has germinated and has a small taproot, will the seed be ok left in the tissue until tomorrow when the seed comes, or should I grab some of the soil from the sides / corners of the plants I have going now to fill up a tiny starter pot and put it in that to hold it over?

tldr, will a germed seed be ok left in the tissue for just over 24 hours until the soil arrives?
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Betsy Domblecocke - Wed, 25 Oct 2017 04:45:54 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.145532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145531

soil comes* not seed


Shrooms 'R' Us by Hedda Cranderhood - Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:29:07 EST ID:vSpd/l0n No.145486 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Where all the shroom growers at?
Shroom stories, shroom growing progress, anything!
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David Borringridge - Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:44:39 EST ID:fXvixiPg No.145504 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Have anyone here grew like, a plenty of shrooms? I got an invitation to partake a business as a... food technologist. Preliminary planes lead to ~2 kgs of dried mushrooms grown in monotubes. I'm certainly not a newbie, but I did only six cases and had about ~120 g of dried stuff. Now I aware it's gonna be a plenty of job. A shitload of grain, bottles and syringes... ugh.
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Martha Feblingpire - Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:48:04 EST ID:5Oi/BJlT No.145505 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145504
Follow sterile procedures and you should be fine.
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James Wudgeridge - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:56:31 EST ID:WB40ZSWX No.145507 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What a world it would be, to get high so often that being sober was an exciting thing.

>>145500
Sounds like exactly what I'm doing, except I haven't ordered my spores yet. Where did you order yours from?

>>145504
Yo, sounds like a good job, does it pay well?
Just watch out for job hazards.
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Ebenezer Clummermock - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:51:53 EST ID:5J6yurAR No.145510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145507
4 gr of dried shrooms in my country cost $17,5. By the way, is it a legit price for the 1st world countries? Had I an opportunity (and I kinda got it), I would make 1 kg on a trial basis during two months. That would make $4375 at best. I get 40% of the dough, so it's ~$1750 (at max, yet not less than $800 a month) in two months. Wiki says it's a median salary in Poland, lol.
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Graham Billingspear - Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:11:07 EST ID:PjEDWNs1 No.145511 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145507

www.mushrooms.com brother.

Their spore syringes are loaded to the point that you can see clumps of spores in the solution.


New farmer by Polly Fanshit - Sat, 17 Jun 2017 06:01:38 EST ID:tV1NL7o5 No.144868 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys. I haven't been here in a while. I used to spend every day on this board back in like 2012-2013 when I was first learning to grow. I moved to Washington state about a year ago with big dreams of opening my own rec farm and swinging for the big leagues. I ended up having my financier back out and have been stuck trying to scrape by to make a living. I had zero luck trying to get a job in the production side of the industry until yesterday when out of the blue I get a call from a family friend saying that she just got hired as an office administrator for a farm and that the owner just fired his head grower and she told him all about me and he wanted me to come in for an interview like right now. So i drive out there and have a 2 hour conversation with the dude about what I know about growing and he hires me on the spot and I start Monday.

All that said, though I have been growing off and on for the past 5 years... the largest crop that I had ever tended to was 20 plants for a med grow in Denver and pretty much all I did was set up his lighting and hydro and co2 and left the grow itself in his hands. other than that I grew 4 plants in a grow tent for a couple crops with my buddy in college. Though I have read several text books and blogs and forums about growing and could tell you just about anything you'd want to know about how to grow because I do have a deep true passion for the art and its the one thing I've ever done that i feel completely confident in my ability to do... I have basically no experience and I am about to be in charge of a 2000 sq ft grow operation in a 15000 sq ft warehouse that the owner wants to expand as fast as we can afford to and I'm kind of shitting bricks right now. This is a brand new farm by the way. They just finished curing their second crop which yielded about 12 lbs. I'm very confident that if I had been there from the beginning and helped set up the operation and grow rooms and helped work through the first two harvests that I would be like the most qualified person on earth to run the thing and produce top shelf nugs all day. But coming in 4 months later with a method and equipment put together by someone else rocking nutes I've never heard…
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Charlotte Cruzzlestock - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:28:51 EST ID:IVSAVPi/ No.145405 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Big ass nugs everywhere.
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Charlotte Cruzzlestock - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:31:15 EST ID:IVSAVPi/ No.145406 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Fucking Fuckingstock - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:03:46 EST ID:HPS5NW+5 No.145408 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145406
Lovely stuff, I hope your boss invested in a bud trimming machine.
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Augustus Suppernare - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:37:53 EST ID:hdAReoRz No.145410 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>144868
Wicked stuff my man, looking to do something similar where I live as the law is changing swiftly, for the good.

Digging the advice. Helps out alot if I get the gig! And is great knowledge to have for the future!

Just out of interest how much is your income? I live in a different country but I'm just intersted as to what to charge for this sort of job. If i get the opportunity to persue it.

I'm not interested in big bucks but I do enjoy not having to worry too much.
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Beatrice Trotwater - Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:22:22 EST ID:v7B+G5Ig No.145475 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>145408
lol sure. her name is amanda.


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