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  1. Hey new member here looking at what strain to do next and im set on a cookies strain but im having trouble finding the best ones ? i know barneys farm and royal queen has released cookie fem seeds, has anyone tried or in the process of these ? i know bsb has a cali cookies and im running their diesel now but im not sure. im set on humbolts lemn garlic og, a cookies strain and maybe something else to fill my tent out with. Maybe some freebies they always throw in but id rather stick with something more legit. any recommendations would be nice
  2. Hi all, so ive been stumbling my way through my first grow fairly well (or at least i thought i had!) reading massive amounts from this forum which has been invaluable so far but i seam to have hit a bit of a wall! All was going well until the last two weeks or so, after some bad advice on my lamp height/power and watering schedules aka i was advised that i could water them for 15mins every hr as i had switched from a 125w CFL to a 600w HPS! When i had only been watering them for 15mins 6 times a day before hand with the CFL. So as you may have guessed over watering ensued and by the time i cottoned onto it it was really prevalent with droopy leafs, stunted growth being the most obvious and then the onset of burnt tips and then the signs of Nitrogen deficiency with the bottom leaves turning yellow and dropping off followed by the next leaf ect ect. Suffice to say i've lowered the feeds back down to 6 per day and raised the lamp up so temps aren't so high, that was 4 days ago and things don't seem to be turning around too quick, still getting more yellow leafs,,, making me questions is my diagnosis correct!?! So i guess i have a few questions that i'm hoping you guys will be able to help me out with. 1, How long should it take for the N deficiency to clear up? 2, is there something else at play that i have over looked? 3, what else can i do to help them recover? 4, Any other Ferro use'ers out there have any tips on using the range? or have a diary i could read? 5, My fans seam to be running full chat most of the time and yet my temps are still a fair bit higher then what ive set on the controller? i.e my controller is set to 24 degrees and yet temps are topping out at 28! Im guessing the 2nd hand controller i got wasn't such a bargain eh! =( 6, Is 6 feeds a day still too much? Any wilma use'ers out there have timing advice in regards to feeds? My set up is as follows,,, Female Seeds Lemon Kush, planted from seed 7weeks ago, topped at the 4th node and attempting to scrog. Wilma 4 Pot with 5ltr pots & clay pebbles and x4 air stones. 1.2x1.2 tent with a 600w hps aprox 3 feet above canopy on a 18/6 cycle. Ventilation ect is controlled by SMS Com 2amp Hybrid controller With RVK 100e2 in take and RVK 150e2 out through a massive Rino filter, 700w Oil heater with circulation clip fan above. PH is a steady 5.8 and my EC is at 1.5 with a background of 0.2 Air Temps are between 28 and 20 at lights off, with humidity around 40%, Water temps are naturally between 23-25 Im using the West Sussex Ferro range of neuts, using the GROW at the mo along with the Enzyme +, Bio Crop & Bio Roots,,, all at the recommended amounts as per Ferro. Any help, advice, criticism is welcome and massively appreciated! Not sure how to post pics on here, could anyone share a how to link? Cheers...
  3. Hi there, im Bud. I have had a look at the Frenchy Cannoli method of hash making, however i do not have unlimited resources. I welcome any help as i am just here to learn & contribute where i can. Thanks Bud
  4. Hey guys lost my other account on here Ive always grown autos had some good success from them Wanna try photos now ! I currently have 11 autoflower in my grow room (have loads of space in there for more) I have 2 fem photo seeds here (tagarine kush and critical kush) I want to take cuttings/clones from. Could I start them now and put them in with autos on 18/6 till my autos have done (around 65-70 days left) So could I take clones from these in 65-70 days ? And will they be ok in the grow room with the autos?
  5. Hello all and thanks for to admin for approving me. Excited to join the community after spending many hours reading up on several topics. I'm looking to start my first (small and low budget) grow and although as stated I have done quite a bit of research I'm getting some mixed information so would appreciate if anybody could point me in the right direction on a few things. I intend to grow only two plants to begin with, most likely some autoflower NL or Jack Herrer as I've read that these are short, easy to grow and less difficult to keep on top of smell wise than say Blue Cheese or White Widow. TENT Firstly, I have a tent 80cm x 80cm x 160cm that cost me next to nothing from Amazon. It has a couple of pinhole (and I mean a hairs breadth) that are sometimes visible through the zip - will this have any negative effect? This may sound silly, but I've stood inside it zipped up and I can't see jack, so I'm guessing it's nothing to worry about? LIGHTING I impulsively bought 2 £30 no-brand "216w Dual Spectrum LED UFO Grow lights" to go with it. I saw on Youtube that the actual draw of these lights is 65w but they apparently emit the same amount of light as a 216w HPS. The description is as follows - LIGHT SOURCE: 72 pieces of 3W LEDs, high lumens of 21,600LM, high power Par Value ensured, it is environmentally friendly. BLUE LIGHT: contributing to plant photosynthesis, promoting growth, protein synthesis and fruit development. RED LIGHT: promoting rhizome growth, blossoming and bearing fruit, extending flowering phase and increasing output. FULL SPECTRUM: wavelength of 410nm-730nm, white and warm white, providing natural light for various plants in different growth period. GREAT HEAT DISSIPATION: built in a cooling fan ensures great heat dissipation and long lifespan of 50,000 hours. After further research on these cheap no name LEDs I have come to the conclusion that this description is most likely bullshit. I stuck a couple of Komodo Dragon chilli seedlings in the tent a fortnight ago, to give the lights a test run and also to see if I could control temperature and humidity with the basic equipment I have. The fan in one of them is already bust and I'm going to return it. I don't hold much faith for the lifespan of the other one either and still have 20 days to return them both for a refund or replacement. Would I be best to get a refund, steer clear of these shitters and go with a CFL, perhaps a 300w as this would give me approx 50w per square foot? VENTILATION This is what I'm really struggling with . The tent is in a bedroom, which I spend most of my time (I live alone in a large upstairs flat and its cheaper for me to heat one room in the winter) and from what I've read, for me to effectively run exhausts and intakes outside would mean I'd need ridiculous lengths of ducting and stupidly high powered fans all over my place or start knocking holes in ceilings (which is a no). Is it okay to run intake and exhaust into a small tent from within one room? My tent is 35 cubic feet. I have a small duct booster that I intended to use for intake that is rated at 103/cfm. It's nice and quiet, low powered and didn't cost much. I'm looking to purchase an extractor and have found this formula on google to work out my needs - "To calculate multiply length x width x height of growing area e.g. A room that is 8' x 8' x 8' will have a volume of 512 cubic feet. Your extraction fan should be able to adequately exchange the air in an indoor garden once every three minutes. Therefore, 512 cubic feet / 3 minutes = 171 CFM." By this theory I'd only need a fan with a rating of 11cfm which can't be right can it? After using another calculator on a Hydroponics store website they advised me that I would need a 200cfm fan with a 300mm carbon filter. Does this sound more realistic? Also I've read that the restrictive effect of the filter will deduct 20% from the CFM rating of the fan which would only give me 160cfm, which I'm guessing won't be enough with my 103cfm intake to maintain negative pressure. This shit is baffling me. Would I be better to buy a 200cfm extractor and filter, open up all the vents for a passive intake? Would that mean I'd have to run the extractor fan non stop night and day, or would I have to do that anyway? I'm guessing so if I need to maintain negative pressure. Carbon filters - After much reading I pretty much get the jist that Phresh, Can etc are the dogs bollocks and the cheap £20ers are not worth a wank, even that the Rhino Pro's arent 100% in odor control. I've learned from my experience with the lights that there is a lot of shit out there and skimping can be a false economy but my budget is seriously tight. Can anybody tell me from experience if some of the cheaper but branded filters like OX, RAM, Rhino hobby, Swiftair etc actually do the job (even for 6 months) of removing the odor. Like I've said I'm not talking about a warehouse full of prize winning Cheese here, just two plants. I also know there is the DIY option, I'm pretty handy but I would be pretty pissed off if I spent the time and effort making something that is no better than a £30 jobby I could have ordered from the bay. I've found a site selling Rhino Pro's starting at £35 so I'm edging towards this, but the skimper in me says to try a cheap nasty £45 full kit with a fan from ebay. After all they've sold over 1500 with mostly positive feedback. Thanks in advance to anybody that reads this and can give me any tips, hope I've not put you to sleep. BN
  6. auto

    Hello, I am about to start growing again in one week ( or whatever my tent and lights will take to deliver) I am about to explain what i want to do ,and i would really appreciate some pointers,or constructive criticism ,if i am about to make mistakes,please let me know. I chose to go with Northern Light Automatic from RoyalQueenSeeds, ( got 10 seeds,just in case something goes wrong) Planing to fit 5-6 in a 120x120x200 cm tent. I will let them germiante and grow a bit ,forl ike 10 days total,then move the girls to the final pots (11L airpods) i will be using 600w MH for vegetative stage 1 day after i move them to the final pots (is that too much from the start?should i start with maybe 250w MH,or a 125 CFL? WIll let them like that on 20/4 light schedule till they start flowering. When i see the flowering stage begins,i will use 600w HPS + 600w LED full spectrum lights same light schedule: 20/4 (is the combo ok?) I am planning to feed them only after they start flowering ( cana coco A + B) Will try to keep the temp at around 26 C ,and the PH at 6.5- 7 . Please let me know what you think about my " plan" and thanks in advance
  7. Really need help and advice on my buds so far, I’m a first time grower and now finding it hard to identify wether my tricomes are clear or milky? I don’t want to be late on flushing so I’ve had the magnifying glass up on them but just don’t really know where to be looking. I’ve attached my pics please please help so need advice.
  8. advice

    Photos at bottom of the post Hi, I’m growing 4 plants (Feminised Northern lights automatic) 8L fabric pots soil: plagron light mix (with perlite) Fans: Static 6” on highest setting Nutrients: None (Baby bio is coming tomorrow) Carbon filter + extraction (I have a 6” but currently it’s not in use) smell isn’t currently not a problem but I’m unsure how to set it up correctly Temp: not monitored Humidity: not monitored Small seedlings are 5 days old The larger one is 17 days old The leaves are slightly yellow. Any suggestions why my plant is slightly yellow (im thinking lack of nitrogen or co2) and is my plant looking the right size / healthy for 17 days old. Photo1 Photo2 thank-you
  9. Hello guys, this is my first grow and im in my fourth week of flowering, the strain is kush crossed with something or other? I used miracle grow as nutrient in veg stage for 6 weeks (it was clone given to me). I have recently switched nutrients to big bud at the start of flowering, my problem is that I keep losing my largest flower at the top over and over, I lost my largest last week and my next largest yesterday, it always seems to occur to the top most flower? The leaves begin to wilt following by a yellowing color and eventually droops over. My setup is far from ideal, but I am monitoring ph and nutes levels etc. She looked so strong coming into flowering? Now I am worried its all been for nothing. Any advice you can offer or opinion give will be most appreciated and thank you in advance for taking the time to reply. https://ibb.co/k8eZDw
  10. Hello, I consider myself a new member still. Only posted once before and still a relative newbie. I have a decision to make and wonder if anybody has done this before. I flicked to flower to weeks ago. I have one 600w air cooled hps and one mars hydro 600W hps equivalent LED. Environment is good and plants are growing, dark green BUT, I think I could have been underfeeding them. I tried bottom feeding them on this one, using KISS as simple as could be, but maybe I was giving them way too little volume, and the stems just arent that thick, nor have fully turned green yet, and the arms arent very strong either. New growth a plenty, and a few white hairs starting to form. I have been advised by an experienced friend to revert back to a veg cycle of light, 18/6 or 20/4 for a week or so and then restart the bloom phase from week 1 again. Spangly is the word that comes to mind when trying to describe them, plenty of arms and look in nice enough health but without any real weight behind them. What do you guys think, can plants be sucessfully reverted back with good results or is it best to carry on and hope for the best, now Ive diagnosed the cause. Since ive top fed them to get 20% run off, theyve grown a few inches in a couple of days, but Ive just hit week 3 of flower. But if I need to add an extra 7-12 days to my cycle to guarantee the right results, Im stuck in two minds. Any help appreciated as always, thanks for reading.
  11. So, I hail from the north of england and have jus started my second grow. A little about my first.... it was complete noob attempt with only advice from one or two people I know and the rest online which tbf is great but only reading other people's question and answers doesn't always help, so here I am! Anyhow it didn't to turn out bad at all, considering poor basic set up and using just guessed estimates on feeding with poor ventilation system, no ph testing the filter on the floor and no intake fan so yeah as you can see any return you would be happy with and I returned 560g of very decent, strong effecting buds yet no smell unless you grind up which I believe now is due to my drying skills but that for another time....So after getting my hands on the basics I'm away on my second hence finally getting my ass into gear and signing up. My cuurent grow. I've upgraded parts to a limit I could afford and changed my feeding etc.....So I have a 3m x 1.5 m x 1.6m roof cube tent. My carbon filter with fan attached is now hanging at the top of the tent, ducting leading out of the tent. At the opposite end I have intake fan with ducting leading into the tent. Inside a big oscillating fan along with 2 small 6 inch clip ons. As for lights I have 2 600w hps lights connected to 2 digital ballasts ranging from 200w to 600w(running 1 light at the moment, later explains) I don't think it's a bad set up but any advice but be highly welcome I will try attach photos if possible. The feed i have opted for this time is old school orig canna a & b, rhizo, cannazym and then my own additives down the line which include bud blood, bloomblastic and big bud. I'm now oh testing my water to around 6.0 I believe it is that is best, well between 5.8 and 6.0? ..... if your still reading my long my long winded essay on this Saturday night then I do seek some advice as always! Firstly ..... I put 10 cuttings into 12 l fabric pots on Thursday night. They are currently sat under just 1 light, running at 400w as I've been told to up to 600w and bring the other light in once they have rooted in there new pots, is this the case? Or should I get more light wattage on the baby's. They are also sat 55cm away from the tallest cutting although they are all pretty even, is this correct? I'm also running them 24/7 right this second as I've read this is jus as good or even better then 18/6, is this a matter of opinion or factual? Last time I ran 18/6 for 5 weeks before switching to flower, I'm worried if I do 4 weeks of 24/7 I will kill them or something bad etc? I have been feeding them less then the table says from canna as ive always read it's very high feeds from them, I dropped a&b to 10ml of each obvs, and 25ml of rhizo. I pre fed the cocoa before potting the cuttings in with this mix. but I didn't feed aagain once they was in the cocoa, should I have give them a slight feed again? I'm now around 48 hours later so going to check to see if needs another feed tonight if it does then the same feed as the first I probs will go for before I up it, or should I up the feed already? If your still awake i award you, and for any advice and help thankyou! Hope to hear from you all
  12. Hi all I have purchased a bundle of new gear to set up and wondering the best strain to grow to suit it. I've done a few single planters but not anything of this size, I'm looking for strains decent yield, take well to topping, With nice smell/flavour and obviously best for my setup. So here goes this is what I have purchased: Dr150 tent 1.5x1.5x2m 2x 600w hid dimmable with mantis reflectors...happy to use 1 or both 200mm fan Carbon filter Nft systems 424x 2 and the nft gt100... worth using or not? t5 starter lamp So what strain would you recommend and how many? Thanks in advance 邏
  13. Hey guy, got 9 bubba kush auto going, stating to show signs of a deficiency either cal or may or both, but anyways I'll get right to it. 9 bubba kush 10 litre plant magic supreme biobizz nutes fish mix grow bloom also pm magne cal. 600w hps goood extraction 24 hr light, perfect temps 25/27c 1 or 2 week of flower and they are starting to show signs of something wrong, I've been giving magne cal with every other feed the last 3 weeks which seems to have delayed the inevitable problem, which seems to always happen with my autos. Switching between fishmix and grow too alternating. Can you tell me what is wrooong guys, I have Epsom salts at the ready and I think I seen other plants start to get this problem. Hope this is enough for a diagnosis They may have a lot little too much N. They are bad pictures I'm sorry but they don't look as dark as they are in these pictures. Thanks in advance.
  14. Evening guys, Some of you may know this is my first grow and Ive been delighted with my results so far by getting the babies to half way through flower . I went into feed tem there and I noticed 2 branches on one had completely toppled over(at a right angle), and one branch on another. This obviously isn't good but the thing is, the look really healthy to me. But Im rightly concerned as they are in 'bud fattening' at the moment, and if they cant hold 1/3 of a bud, well we all know how that ends. I've put a cane in each aside the stem for support but that isn't going to fix my problem. Its a 600 HPS soil based grow with Bio Bizz light mix, Biobizz grow, and Biobizz Bloom(I do have top max but ive heard one too many bad words about it to put me of, plus, they never used it in the good ole days.) So really just looking for advice on why this is happening, and what I can do to support them ASAP before the big buds come. I've read alot about scrogs etc but as this is my first grow, I went simple and straight forward. Cheers again in advance
  15. hello all .... iam a new grower just starting out with a 8 plant tent and using HPS lighting with a tornado fan and rhino filter im looking to start off with 10 seeds of green crack so i can grow 8 and keep back 2 for mother plants. im a fast learner and love to try new stuff so if you can can offer any help or shine some light on anything id love to hear it and make new friends all the best
  16. can anyone help? woke up tis morning to my dimlux off and flashing red
  17. So... First time ever doing a post in any forum about anything ever! I've put this in the 'New members' bit as although I've been registered on this site for two or three years, I've not been active at all, threw some pictures up of a bit of gardening I did back then but that's it! Had a bit of a hiatus from the devils lettuce due to a change of job and the man being the pri... wan.... ars... being the way that he is. Recently started 'gardening' again due to well, I'll be honest, I missed my own product! So I've always leaned more towards hydro, clay pebbles, I tried soil, really wasn't my thing, yeah more forgiving but, I started on hydro so learned quickly, soil need so much more attention and I'm not always around, main reason I don't have a pet! First time I've ever experienced anything like this though... Mould on the clay pebbles around where the drippers enter, Algae yeah fair enough, I'm not stranger to a bit of the green stuff, should have started using covers by now but hey, I'm not the sharpest knife in the draw! Now at this point I think I should mention that I tend to recycle my clay pebbles. I've never been a fan of using 'bleach' or H202 - call it what you will, sounds like the same thing to me! I've just given the clay a good rinsing out in the shower (and obviously all the equipment) and like I say, never had any issues with mould before. Had a bit of budrot once due to an over crowded grow room, 32oz harvest dry out of a 1.2 meter tent scrog. This time though, due to rushing, I was a bit lax on the rinse and a bit of old root was left in the pebbles. Me being me assumed "meh it can't be that bad, probably just add to nute content, i'll just stick some cannazym/multizyme/'whatever I can get my hands on to the same effect' in there and it'll all be good. Completely forgot to do that sooo... yeah here I am with mould forming on the wet clay... however, at this stage (around 3 weeks into potting) after 2 to 3 weeks of being rooted in soil plugs then 4.5inch rockwool cubes, having been taken from a mother that is now around 4 weeks into flower, they look relatively healthy bar the clear signs of genetic issues (leaf mutation) What I'm trying to say (forgive me, it's late and I work hard in a shit job 8 hours a day 5 days a week) is, HOW can I save these and get rid of this mould? It's definitely mould not salt deposits, I'm hoping the pictures I've taken are clear enough about that! I did ask a VERY patient member in the chat room when I first logged in for the first time in several years, and they were VERY helpful! Not gonna name names as they may not wish to be mentioned, I dunno, but yeah just throwing it out there for everyone else. This person has given me a good start which I shall be getting on with tomorrow! Just wondering if anyone has anything to add to the pot? Haa hahha haha "pot" haha First ever post so please be kind, or don't, I'm a grown up, I can take it!
  18. Hi guys, I'm a complete beginner and want to get started straight away. I've heard the Grow and Harvest set ups are decent. What do you think to this one for £300? https://www.growandharvest.co.uk/product/complete-600w-hand-feed-magnetic-kits-copy/?v=79cba1185463 And what else would I need to start growing in soil? thanks, Sarah
  19. Hello One & All : ) I have been reading for several weeks and slowly gaining insight, and I see several pathways before me, which I have slowly dipped into and trying to retain knowledge. I have just one question for now, I am wanting for medical reasons a stable high CBD/THC strain and make the oil from that if you want a oil with both (which I do). How high the cbd will be depends on the strains. Could someone point me in the right direct as regards what seeds to look @ we do have a green house and will use indoors towards the autumn. Thank you. Lokes
  20. Hello! I want to make the most of my greenhouse as soon as winter is over, so I'd love to pick the brains of more experienced growers, given that I'm totally a newbie. I live in Hampshire and have a greenhouse with limited heating, and I want to start planning/buying seeds, and figuring out when to germinate them, etc. I imagine I should go with feminised autos, but not really sure. If there is anyone here willing to advise and "mentor" me, I'd really appreciate it! Thanks so much!
  21. Hello! So I've visited several seed bank sites and most are very helpful with their search filters, e.g. sex, flowering type, height, etc., but I was wondering if there's a rule of thumb or guide someone can refer me to in terms of other characteristics that are filterable, regarding the type of "high" that I'm looking for? A few of these sites allow you to filter by sativa, indica, mostly, sativa, etc., and I'm just wondering how helpful that is. Even if there were some sort of database of types of highs identified by seed - that would be great so I know what to avoid or go for based on my needs. Not sure where I should post this question, so apologies in advance if this is not the place. Thanks!
  22. Hi guys have been using biobizz with soil for a few years now and have had a fair bit of good success with it but since ive moved it doesnt seem to be working as well as it was not sure if it the difference in the tap water or not ph at my new place is 6.2 from the tap i cnt remember what it was at my old place but im sure it was around the 7 mark can anybody recommend a good range of nutes that will be good with my standard tap water an not have to worry about a mag probs?? Cheers in advance
  23. Hi guys i recently upgraded my tent from 1.2 x 1.2 x 2 upto a 2.4 x 1.2 x 2 I've currently have a 5" rvk outlet and would of been a 4" tt for inlet but have had to use the tt an an outlet aswel because where I'm growing is always quite warm my problem is its time to flip the ladies but I'm worried when I put my other 600w hps up its going to be too hot as it realy warm with just the 1 on an a 300w cfl I do plan on having 2 x 600w hps and the 300w cfl on I've been looking at 2 extractors I think should be quite good power and noise wise but I'm stuck on what size to get aswel I'm looking at the phresh hyper and hyper stealth in ever 6 or 8" has anybody else got or tried these or can anyone recommend 1 that would suit my needs thanks in advance any input would be greatly appreciated
  24. Hello! I've just joined hoping I can get some help with the timings/schedule of this year's sowing. I want to get the most of the limited warm weather and sun that we get, so I'd love to get some advice from more experienced growers in my similar situation - just a greenhouse in the south of England. Any recommendations re seed would be much appreciated as well - feminised and self flowering would probably be best, no? I've done some searching in the site already, but I can't quite find the answers I'm hoping for. Thanks so much for such an extended knowledge base though! :~)
  25. Hi, Could you recommend a size fan/filter for a 1.2m x1.2m x 2m grow tent indoors in spear bedroom with 1 VIPARSPECTRA 900W LED light in tent? Soil grow,hand watering,autoflower,easy access to tent at all times. Was thinking maybe 5" would do it as LED light is half the heat of conventional grow lighting? Was also looking at purchasing the 600mm carbon filter but don't want to jeopardise noise? Noise and odours are unwanted so your recommendations/guidance would be greatly appreciated👍 Thank you