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leaves pointing up by Archie Dillerfoot - Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:05:44 EST ID:4VQ2sFdp No.143174 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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These seedlings looked okay when I had them growing in sunlight but as soon as I put them under a CFl they started doing this weird thing where the leaves are pointing upwards. What is causing it? Too much light?
I move the light a bit higher to see if it fixed the issue. Any help would be much appreciated. I already fucked up 3 of the 5 seedlings due to damping off I dont want to lose these ones
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Archie Dillerfoot - Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:44:09 EST ID:4VQ2sFdp No.143178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was really just germinating in the coco because the soil i used last time seemed a bit dodgy. It was cheap stuff and seemed like any (non cannabis) plants I grew in it did badly. I dont really have a feeding chart. I was planning to buy some nutes later on. At first the leaves looked a bit pale so I gave them a super-diluted feed with some generic nute but the next day they looked burnt so I flushed them. Ive probably fucked them up with all this messing about, its my first time using 100% coco like this. I think Ill go back to my usual seedling soil mix for my next grow.
cheifyc - Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:01:08 EST ID:Y9CiOq3l No.143461 Ignore Report Quick Reply
did you ever figure out if anything was wrong or did it just begin to grow normally? I am have the exact same thing happen to me right now. Germinated in str8 coco in windowsill, put in grow box under CFLs and its doing the same thing as yours. I was also thinking it could be to close to the light.
Beatrice Dungerleck - Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:39:12 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.143466 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I keep my CFL around 4 inches from the plant. Basically as close as you can get without feeling the warmth off the light. Anything past 8 though and it won't be getting much usable light with CFLs.
Nathaniel Backlelock - Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:30:57 EST ID:c3p6oefF No.143695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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nah, i never figured it out, they just died. I went back to soil for my next grow and its going well (picture was taken yesterday)
Phineas Sallywater - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:59:10 EST ID:s3Vc3y6W No.143941 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Seems like the air is to dry/hot in OP's pic.

Dried up Rapid Rooter/Seedling. Please don't die! ;___; by Caroline Hoshhood - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:04:26 EST ID:DCAwwX3+ No.143910 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Ohshit. I fucked up, and my Rapid Rooter dried to basically dust over a 9 hour period. It was just about to be planted in my first ever hydro setup, and long story short, it and the seedling were not getting any water/humidity. I don't know how long it was this dry, but it must have been a couple of hours.

Immediately gave it fresh PHed water, installed in the hydro setup, bubbles going. Water touching the bottom of the RR, which has a root poking out the bottom (wasn't there 9 hours ago)! Humidity at 40% and rising, temp 77 stable. No change in 2 hours of bubble activation. Seedling is standing up, but leaves not open yet.

Caroline Hoshhood - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:18:31 EST ID:DCAwwX3+ No.143911 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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OK, crisis averted. The leaves have begun to open, color has improved, and its standing up more strait then before.

Priscilla Blackstock - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:43:43 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143912 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Where's the knowledge? Also I'm retarted by Cyril Penkinford - Thu, 29 Dec 2016 22:28:26 EST ID:GnKAsYfb No.143858 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The list of sites to go to for growing is huge; who's the best? Grasscity? Rollitup? ICmag? CC Forums? THCfarmer? the list is endless.

I posted this on /weed/ like a retard. Sorry.
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Matilda Smalldock - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 03:01:15 EST ID:uwf8ZeP9 No.143870 Ignore Report Quick Reply
forums are like imageboards, the loudest asshole with the most free time is the guy who replies to you.
Angus Minningstone - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 14:54:54 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143871 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Esther Bellygold - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 16:31:37 EST ID:/cIgGLHy No.143872 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Forums have much more namefag drama
Ernest Cludgedale - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 03:51:40 EST ID:lOcEBwwf No.143903 Ignore Report Quick Reply
that chart is wonderful, dank you very much
Wesley Duckford - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:41:04 EST ID:PX/ZPh4W No.143909 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Autoflower by Jarvis Pendleworth - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:53:23 EST ID:xSlPqyAH No.143901 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Got three types of autoflower seeds, White Widow Autofem, Cheese autofem & Northern Lights Autofem. Got a small cupboard to grow in, have two 100w bulbs. Gonna plant 2 seeds. How big is my yield gonna be? Got any tips? This is my first grow.
Ernest Cludgedale - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 03:47:20 EST ID:lOcEBwwf No.143902 Ignore Report Quick Reply
40g, don't let the plants get too close to the lights

Can roots grow upwards / from main stem by Eugene Fudgeman - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 10:52:33 EST ID:RTPgvOA7 No.143861 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I added more soil a couple of weeks into vegging, as the pot was only like 2/3 full previously. Is it possible for the roots to grow up into the new soil, or that new roots will grow from the main stem?
Thomas Brookstock - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 11:44:20 EST ID:9WYvSyy1 No.143862 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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if any part of the plant comes in contact with the soil it will form roots after a while but they wont be as many roots usually its better to lift the entire plant out and transplant with the new soil on the bottom of the container where the roots can easily reach

I have done something like this where I just add more soil to the top but the roots where poor comming off the main stem but if I was going to do it again I would have put root gel or powder on the main stem before burying it

pic related I buried this stem and it made a few roots straight out of the white main root stalk.

also roots don't look like this all pointing down that was something I did to the roots with manual techniques.
Shitting Simmlefut - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:34:44 EST ID:vni60buc No.143863 Ignore Report Quick Reply
"top dressing" is the search term you're after
Doris Fannerfodge - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:05:42 EST ID:PzlYKBz6 No.143900 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Not weed related, but this is an old trick for growing potatoes. Use a half-cask planter or something similar with 2-3cm of filtration pebbles at the bottom, 20-25cm of potting soil, compost and fertiliser or manure (horse manure is the best) mixture and then plant one potato plant per planter. After about two or three weeks, add 4cm of soil/compost mixture per week or two and by the time it's ready for harvesting you'll have baby spuds at the top for salads or sautéing, medium sized spuds for roasting or mashed potatoes in the middle and big French fry spuds at the bottom. Be sure to remove any pebbles or stones from the soil that you add to prevent deformed potatoes.

purple neon og by Dabs is Lifd - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:19:32 EST ID:RNGUC3do No.143883 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Alice Berryshit - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:46:02 EST ID:XgKcDj6l No.143885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looks good as hell I can't deny it. Dat beautiful purple.
Betsy Giggledale - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:54 EST ID:+feR4wOL No.143887 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Food coloring and/or photoshop.

Purpleing doesn't the whole bud but mainly stems and certain parts of the trim leafs. A real manicured bud from a plant that has purpled doesn't look nearly as intense.
Polly Nicklespear - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:03:28 EST ID:l56Iztg3 No.143890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Purple is falling out of style. It's all about dat burnt orange, now.
William Clayfuck - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:46:10 EST ID:zb6o9T5u No.143897 Ignore Report Quick Reply
nigga that shit is shooped not even well
Archie Turveywater - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:54:27 EST ID:nHSIskyy No.143899 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Psssshhhhhh, pu-leese, It's all about dat Aqua Blu-Goo-Moo-Shu-Kung-Fu-Poo-Poo-Doo-Doo

Weed problems... by Isabella Deggleworth - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:06:38 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143878 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Fucking plant some bagseed.
Get a good plant going.
Flower it...

Fucking sativa....gonna take ages to fucking finish
Nervously watching as the colas get closer and closer to my 1,000W HPS....

Fucking need a good harvest after a year of weedocoplypses.
Nicholas Duckbanks - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:13:54 EST ID:XgKcDj6l No.143879 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hopefully it turns out good brother. Sounds like you got a plan, just need to wait it out now.
Priscilla Fackleman - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:34:57 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Yeah. I just hope it works.

I moved into a new house, that I actually OWN now, and my state legalized recreational use (sort of...they now want to walk the whole law back...) For the last year and a bit, I have had to try and find a good place for my grow. Hard as fuck when you have to worry about the cops. Plus, my neighbor is a nosey cunt.

I had all sorts of temperature issues with the places I put my crop. Attic got too cold in the winter. Basement got too hot in the summer, etc etc. Finally got some LEDs going for the summer grows, and now have a place that is stable enough temp-wise. But, it cost me a mother plant (RIP,) and a bunch of false starts and shit.

I am sort of in this mode where I am just waiting for some shit to go bad. :/

But yeah, I do have a plan. Switching from soil to hydro soon.... Want to get a final soil crop out. Have a nice rotation going. The Sativa was joined by another bagseed plant, so I have a staggered harvest setup that I hope to keep going. Clone them and throw one in every few weeks to flower.

Also have some GSC seeds that I think will be tasty as fuck once I get them going.
Archie Turveywater - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:53:30 EST ID:nHSIskyy No.143893 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bruh, your 1,000W HPS is dank, yes, it is, but you can just train them ladies to get low get low if you namsayin. Tie them down, gently, don't be a fudd and snap them.
William Barrywadge - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:42:14 EST ID:/cIgGLHy No.143894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Gambling in possibly wasting 3 months worth of 1000w electricity bill for random bagseed

and they say weed dont make you dumb
Eugene Toothood - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:18:52 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143898 Ignore Report Quick Reply
More like risking some free seeds to see if my setup is stable instead of risking a pricey strain.

I have had issues in the new place. I figured sacrificing bag seed is better than Reserva Privada seeds or some shit.

Aquaponics by William Dommlesot - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:06:57 EST ID:h27eLkh4 No.143272 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Would it be possible to use aquaponics in a small closet grow. If not, could I just get a fish tank and use the water from it to water plants growing in soil? If I did water the plants with the fish tank water, would that mean I wouldn't need to feed them any other nutrients? What are your opinions or experiences with aquaponics?
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Edward Ganderfield - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 03:29:27 EST ID:tTWXGB4V No.143855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well I mean there are a ton of tiny 1 or 2 fish set ups but it is a dumb idea.
I'm not even sure why anyone would want an aquaponic system other than it's novel. You can't manage nutrients or additive, and it's more upkeep for an inferior products.

I used to work at a hydroponics store and the only people who wanted aqua set ups were people who saw about it and thought "NEAT!" and self suffient prepper wannabes with too much spare time. Growing cabbage and tilapia at the same time for food.

In short OP, dish out the 300-400 bucks for a premade 1 or 2 plant set up and realize how dumb it is, or just stop trying to find novel shortcuts and just start reading up on micro/macro nutes and growth cycles like everyone else.
Clara Nongerfidge - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 16:49:25 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143873 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Aquaponics is great on large scale. But, just a PITA on a small one. Basically, you have to learn to keep an aquarium AND grow plants hydroponically. Then you have to wait for the fish to get big enough to eat. Lot of work for a couple of fillets ever year or so!

Plus, the PH issues....hydro weed loves acidic water. You'd have to have fish that also like the PH the same.
Martha Hushfug - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:08:51 EST ID:rCHSss6Q No.143874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It could work on a communal scale.
Shitting Murdway - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:57:33 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143877 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yes, it could. The main thing is, you have to think of an aquaponics system like an actual farm. What that means is that you won't be harvesting the protein nearly as much as the veggies. And you will need to keep a tight balance on the nutes the fish produce for the veggies. Unless you have multiple setups with multiple "ages" for the fish and veggies, you are talking about a system where vegetables come out of it every few months (I guess you could go 3-4 weeks if you grow greens...) and fish comes out every year or two. It is a lot of work for little return. Economies of scale really factor into this shit.
Walter Goodman - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:48:10 EST ID:rCHSss6Q No.143886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Sounds like potential for a 420chan community.
I have a couple of videos saved on my Youtube on hydroponic automation. This shit peaks my interest like no other because of the potential (albeit macro-scaled) it has. Weed and feed all combined in one.

What's going on with this tree? by Lillian Tillingdale - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:53:17 EST ID:GmeJpJb8 No.143866 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My second grow, using Roleadro LED 46×3w and PH 6 Dutch soil.

My tap water is ~7.2, so I tried to use pH down on it (measured with pH test strips) and it seems that it was too much and the plant stopped getting N from the soil.

For the last 10 days I'm using just the tap water (boiled) and vegetative nutrient mix with N. I also moved the lamp higher from ~30cm to ~60cm.

I cut about 6 fully yellow bottom leaves but the upper ones are still getting yellow parts. Will it stop by itself or I should try some other measures?
Augustus Pockbury - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:38:24 EST ID:/cIgGLHy No.143867 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If the ph is back to normal it should stop
strips are shit for measuring
Get a ph pen
Lillian Tillingdale - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:12:53 EST ID:GmeJpJb8 No.143869 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks, I have one but it's so hard to calibrate...

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I think I fucked up guys.
I have a plant I was pinching and bending over and I slipped and accidentally snapped the main stem. It didn't fully break but was snapped into a right-angle bend, so I've just left it supported up but it's bent the wrong way. I'm scared if I bend it the direction i want the stem is just going to completely snap off.. Can this plant even recover? It was growing nicely too..
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John Trotfoot - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 07:25:13 EST ID:G0Hw233d No.143853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tape it into an upright direction and/or cut it off and then, with tape, put the two pieces back together and they'll probably heal, at least pepper plants recover well this way.
Henry Chocklekock - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 03:42:28 EST ID:LFPh87c8 No.143856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Little late
but you can use a straw cut sideways as a clamp
INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:40:51 EST ID:w/eMcEZe No.143857 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can't believe I'm the first to suggest making a clone out of it.
Eliza Dronnerhet - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 21:55:37 EST ID:iOKDfLFd No.143860 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I have used duct tape to fix branches that get snapped.
Shitting Simmlefut - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:36:41 EST ID:vni60buc No.143864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
considering your suggestion came 8 weeks after OP post, it might already be a bit too late for that.

IWS Mess by Martha Blatherforth - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:39:54 EST ID:GkRif6gg No.143851 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hoping for a bit of help here guys, SWIM has a system. Think its from eBay or something bodge but its not making sense.

As I understand it an IWS system works like figure B.
But SWIMs system has figure A's pots and cant figure out how to make figure C out of that.

In figure A we have 4 pots, the blue circles are inlet/outlets and pot 2 and 3 have a float. The red circles are on the opposite side of the pots.
The Green 'pot' is the big tank, in fig. A the tank has two holes above a third hole (purple) labeled 'overflow'.
It is a rain water collection tank and has a tap near the bottom but as far as it looks the tap will only drain the tank halfway which isn't enough. Surely it should be more like fig C?
The black circle is a lid for a pot with an outlet labeled 'overflow' and some hose.

What the hell has happened here? How would you plumb this together?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Merry, merry, merry Christmas!

First Grow- when to add Nutes by Esther Cronningham - Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:18:15 EST ID:gnm0+fLu No.143714 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Germed almost 2 weeks ago, transferred to top fed dwc with 5.5 ph res about a 10 days ago.

Is it ok to add 1/4 strength nutes at this point?
Emma Semmlespear - Sun, 11 Dec 2016 02:28:56 EST ID:bS6hH9Id No.143835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
sure go ahead, I've also read 6 to 6.5 ph is best for vegetative growth.
Fanny Nallyworth - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:55:19 EST ID:bS6hH9Id No.143845 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Update your grow mate I'm interested.

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