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  1. Hello, need help! I am on a budget and gonna run 90cm x 60cm x 160cm tent with probably 8 girls in 2gal pots and I want max I can get. I need somewhat round 400gr per harvest. Let's say my max budget about 150£. I can get VIPARSPECTRA V600 which is 250Watts for 90-100 quid, plus I have another vipar R300 (~120Watt) and I got around 0.8g per watt on my first run with vipar and loads of fails, so... I started looking to those cheap COB's, one's on amazon Hipargero 800W which doesn't cost too much too... Good reviews and so, but I am afraid that vipar can perform better (good reviews and my results too). I was looking at qbs but 240Watts qb are too expensive atm, maybe for next grow or smth like that... Or maybe it's possible to build something by myself quickly and more efficient ant silent for that amount of money? Thank you people!!!
  2. hi all, sorry if this is the wrong place for this. I've been lurking these boards for a few days religiously but just been approved. What I can't seem to find out is; I'm growing from seed in a propagator- Do I have the light on, or does that go on once they're seedlings? Do I keep it in a dark place or put it in the greenhouse while it's still seeds? Thanks so much
  3. Afternoon all, right I’m after some help with a controller a friend gave me it’s a old unit but I can’t seem to figure it out for the life of me. I’m not sure if it matters which fan goes into which socket but I’ve plugged my carbon extraction into the bottom and my intake into the right hand side socket, they are not marked with anything and the tent has got negative pressure. Problem is both fans both seem to be running on very minimum even when the lights are on. I’ve set the dial to 26/27c and my external thermometer is reading 32 when lights come on but the fans do not kick onto full power ,which then the temps start to climb. I’ve had to just plug the fans directly into the wall and have them on full power constantly which is not ideal for when lights go off. Does anyone have experience with these as local shop said he’s not seen this unit and wants me to buy a new one. Thanks in advance.
  4. Hi.. I have been growing auto flowers for many years now, and sometimes you just need to express some of the tips you come across or talk about your grow or your little puppies. Lol.. Growing can be a bit of a solitary life and that's way I have joined UK420.. So if you need some advise please feel free to ask.. You never know I might have the answer.. Chat soon maybe
  5. Hi everyone, I'm reaching out to the community for a bit of help, I'm a novice grower with only around 5 small crops to date. I seem to be doing ok with the growing side of things but am really struggling to get the hang (no pun intended) of the drying and curing process! I am chopping my plants removing fan leaves and then hanging them to dry this time around I purchased a hygrometer to monitor RH and temps was sitting at around 53-58% varied day by day but never went above or below that range and was at a steady temperature of 18-20 degrees. The plants are hanging for around 12 days before achieving a snap on the smaller stalks at which time I am removing the buds from the main stalk proceeding with the final trim to tidy them up and jarring them. Once jarred I am burping for 5 mins each day and rotating the buds around the jar for two weeks all the way up to 1 month sampling the buds at different intervals and I cannot seem to achieve a nice smelling bud. I will lift it out of the jar and it smells really earthy and grassy, once ground up it let's off a much better aroma but still not how it should. Does anyone know what I may be doing wrong or if there is any other method I could try to achieve the results I am aiming for. Sorry for such along post but wanted to answer all the obvious questions in my post rather than just saying 'weed don't smell right' and thank you all in advance for taking the time of reading and hopefully helping out with a few tips along the way happy growing and stay high Tastebudz420
  6. Hi guys, first time grower here, I have very little knowledge as of yet and have come across this yellow mottling on some of my leaves. I have taken some off but it keeps happening to others. I don’t want to keep pulling them off, I’m worried I’ll end up with none left haha. Any ideas on what it is, what’s causing it and how I can fix the problem? Thanks in advance
  7. please comment on these autos 1st grow

    These are two auots I had outside for a week but now moved back in as it is too cold at present in Northern Scotland. Originally grown under TL5 tube. Do you think these look OK?, they are starting to flower know. I have ordered a 450W LED, so may get them under it next week. Hopefully it may help but if not next grow should work out better. I wonder why there are big 4 inch gaps up the stem between leaves?
  8. hey all im having a problem and i cant quite put my finger on the problem. yesterday in my veg tent i spotted some yellowing leaves on a girl thats about 2 weeks before she goes into flower. I thought it was possibly due to it being lower growth not getting any light so i did what i would usually do defoliate all yellowing growth. this morning had a look and again more yellow growth with few brown spots but more worrying when i went into my flower closet same is going on up there, my chosen medium for the troublesome two is soil and per lite and my nutes are canna coco and the full extended nute line for canna,boost PK and so on. its not my first rodeo and i never had this issue last time round same unknown strain as before only difference between the two one is a re veg and one is a fresh seed from my stock. i will upload pic if reqired think i covered everything thanks everyone hope you can help. PS i also use canna cal~mag.
  9. Help Guys! Never had this prob before. Two weeks old bottom pair drooping, then top droops. had two others go like this then die. Rest seem ok wtf? Underwatering? In seedling compo, under a couple t5,s, no nutes, due to go out to a gg plot. Grew this last year (rgsc lem og) no probs just lost two fire 99 to the same
  10. hi every one my plants are about a week in and iam worried they are going slow can anyone give me advice about my setup and plants
  11. casey jones

    Hi all, ive attached some photos of some yellow leaves I’m experiencing on some casey jones.. the photos aren’t great but hopefully you can see the issue. Hoping to fix the sick plant before she goes into flowering. All the other ladies are absolutely fine, under pretty much the exact same conditions. Any advice would be helpful.
  12. NuteBurn?

    From the album Redbird's shots

    Leaf tips curled and browning of leaves
  13. This weekend im buying my media for my autopots. What mix ratio do you use?
  14. Iv just bought a 47 liter reservoir that was supplied with a autopot system, 165mm (H) x 375mm (W) The question is can i just get a cheap pump for £9 will it do the job and how often should it run?
  15. Hi everyone, me again I have been given a choice of 2 strains from Dinafem lines to run outdoors this year, 51n is my climate band so anyone close to this who has had success with Dinafem either auto or not, please let me know I have searched the forum briefly but haven't found a great deal to be honest
  16. Hi guys I had 2 600w hps lights in my grow room and the temps were max 27 degrees. I have now added another 2 600w hps lights and temps are running 32.7. I have Dinafem xxl autos for this grow and was wanting to follow @blackpoolbouncerDiary quite a bit. The room is approximately 6-7 cubic metres or around 3.8m2 extraction I have 8” hyper phresh stealth fan and mountain air carbon filter. 1 14” circulating fan. 6” in-line fan (that is covered up and switched off for now so I can keep as much negative pressure as possible) There is is a lot of negative pressure in the room the door slams shut if you have it a few inches away so I thought this would keep the temps below 30 but it is a smallish room. Without changing the extraction system (which is brand new and not cheap) is there a way I can keep the temperatures down a few degrees? i was thinking of getting a portable air-con unit I heard you need to get 4 x the wattage for your lights power in btu so if I have 2400w I need 9600+btu. I have found a decent air con unit near me 10000 btu unit but want to know this will help before I spend even more money? Any other ways to bring the temps down?
  17. Hi all hope every one is good an well an I’d like to take this time to firstly introduce myself I’m 80s-lad so ok here goes I thinking of making a return to growing my own as there’s so much shit around it braces my heart a lot has changed since I last tested my green fingers (2007) so advice is what I’m looking for an any would be much appreciated so I’ve found me a small space 900mm x 1100mm by 2400 tall pots an soil oil is my previous background but my method has changed drastically Ie , feeds have been reformulated (Mother Earth grow an bloom) an soils seem to of been played with (canna terra pro plus) which resulted in a lot of what I think to be ph issues on my last venture so I thinking it time to introduce my green fingers to the way things work in the future (or that’s how it feels) so im after some suggestions/ideas on a nice simple set up to try/use ie soil (if this is advices) coco’s willma’s nft Systems to go in the small space I like the way 60/40 sounds (drip,Wilma) but have very limited hydro knowledge so im open to an advice an it would need a lot i have a few bits to build my room 600watt light (spudnik air cooled shade) Limatek ballast Sunmaster 600watt Metal HalId an a 600watt osram sun t 5inch rvk out an 4inch rvk in an climavator controler (think the controller needs updating) aswell as a 5inch Carbon filter my room will be finished very soon so any ideas please get involved
  18. im growing 6x ww x bb from seed and 4x candy kush from cuttings/clones using dutch pro light mix 600w led for veg 1200w led for flower ph perfect nutrients 3 part by advanced nutrients seeds are 10 days old cuttings 1 week from rooting ive not started feeding the plants yet as when i bought the soil he said there would be enough in there to last a little while before starting to feed can some one please tell me why the leaves are going like the pictures ive added, i thought this was because ive no fed them nothing yet, but the cuttings are alot bigger than the seedlings, but then noticed the seedlings doing the exact same as the cuttings. bit wired i thought and i cant find nothing like these on any forum, i want to get them right before its to late if any one can help me that would be great ! hi, im a new grower, so helpful this site is !
  19. Hi guys sorry for the amount of posts at the minute. 2 out of the 5 plants I have in my rwdc set up have developed some yellowing of the leaves since my last drain and refill of the nutes (they were worse beforehand tbh very droopy due to overwatering/filling of the system and ec was 1.6) this time I only put about 1/2 of the recommended nutes amount in as they are only couple weeks since they’ve been in but ec still went from 0.5 from tap water to 1.2. I am using Buddhas tree coco a & b Buddhas tree meta boost buddhas tree green power regeneroot am I right in guessing it’s a magnesium deficiency? Can I add slightly more up with any of the above nutes for next drain and fill? thanks again.
  20. Hi there quick question hoping you can help, I recently harvested and during this time a few bits from the floor I have put onto the side in the grow room, we're back to them and they are nice and solid, but the rest of the harvest is drying at a different location it is drying lose and airy and not "pulling in" as such more just drying the shape as it is even the nugget kolas, and looks pretty bad tbh, obviously I am thinking the drying environment, can anyone give me and solutions to rectify for this problem or the causes for this the bud is not super super dence but it sure wasn't like this the drying tent temp is 17/18 and humidity is 60RH any replies is greatly appreciated
  21. Good Morning Guys, hope everyones well! I flipped my tent over to flower last week and checked last night and noticed some insect damage to a few of my plants. I have 9 in total of 3 strains and the insects have been on atleast 4 of the plants. I didnt actually get to see an insect in action even though I looked, but i did see a small orange larvae crawling around on one of the plants if this helps identification. Ill attach pictures below to show you the damage theyve caused but I want to nip the problem now early in flower before they start attacking the flowers!! The Temperature in the tent is around 80Farenheit with RH around 45%. There is good ventilation in the tent so I am not sure what could have caused this. As Always any and all help will be appreciated!
  22. Hi guys hope you all are well. Newbie here in need of some help ASAP that will be greatly appreciated. Here is my life story don’t know how much info to give so I’m giving pretty much all. I have grew a couple of times in the past on very small budget this time around I have invested well over a grand and want to get a big a yield as possible. I have 4 recirculating dwc 33litre pots. I have had all cuttings in a week 3 bubba island Kush cuttings that we’re about 150mm high before moving into pots. 1 blueberry og cutting that was very small but rooted about 70mm before moving. 2 600w hps omega dual specdrum bulbs about 300mm above plants. 5m2 room with milar film all around. 8 inch phresh hyper silent fan and 8 inch mountain air filter (awesome bit of kit) water temp is around 20* ec is 1.5 (it was at 1.0 but was told to up it with leaves being light coloured) ph 6.3 First problem is leaves are drooping on all 4 plants, I was told by an expert to keep them above the pots they’re currently about 1inch above, will I drop them to 1 inch below? The roots are flurishing on all 4 and dropped well into water. the smaller blueberry og has barely grew at all and is very pale don’t know what to do with this? how often am I meant to drain the water and refill with nutes? Sorry I am struggling to put any pics to this site on a mobile is it possible on an iPhone XS Max? thanks in advance.
  23. help

    hey guys im a week into veg and i open up my tent to see this today ,i normally water them every 2-3 days and put in about 3L to each plant depending on how light they feel i use room temp water thats kept in with the plants, the one plant is really bad everything drooped over on it, they've all pretty much drooped over tho , the temps of my room been fluctuating by about 10C the last few days as the weather changes could it be something to do with that ? there was no sign of this yesterday is there something that has happened over night or is this because ive over watered them ? and if so how do i get them back to their former glory ? i feel like crying lmao someone come to the rescue and tell me its all going to be okay ?
  24. hey guys seems the older bigger leafs on the bottom of my plants are turning yellow and dying ive worked out that its a nitrogen deficiency what would be the best thing to add nitrogen organically ? but also ive read that nitrogen isn't needed on flowing as much as veg so as im a week into flowering will it be okay or should i add some just encase
  25. PHOTO Hi all This is my first grow The next set of leaves above have three points and the ones below have one. Both leaves at the second node are the same odd shape. Any ideas about this? I have never read or seen anything like this, even when researching about leaf mutations... Thanks for your help