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  1. CBD

    Evening all, I’m trying to do as much research as I can before I start a grow. i was wondering if anyone knows how to get a high CBD and very low THC plant. Do I have to get specific seeds? A certain method of growing? my work industry is incredibly hot on drug testing but I take CBD for health issues and it helps, but it can be quite expensive and I’d like to have a go and growing my own
  2. Hi guys so after much research I think the best way to get a non humming single speed fan controller would be to build on myself (Has nobody had the idea to build WAC1s with a plug and a trailing adaptor wired up safely, I'm sure people would pay £50+ ) Anyways... The list of things I will need to build this (Please add and correct me if I miss anything or there are better alternatives feel free to pm me) Xpelair WAC1 Single Fan Controller £27.55 1 Gang with 3 Metre Lead rated at 13A £5.95 So the plan would be to cut the 1 gang plug socket off with around 1m of spare cable, leaving the other end with the 3pin plug with around 2m (If my calculations are correct lol) The tools I have currently are : Stanley Aviation Snips : Some random assorted screwdrivers. A bunch of random stanley knifes stolen from the building site (Old bad habbit of keeping them in pocket ) (This is a diagram of how to wire it) Should I connect the wires on the single trailing adaptor should connect with the LF + NF + Earth? (The Fan will be plugged into this) Should I connect the wires on the 3pin plug that goes into the mains connect with N + L + Earth? (Do I put both Earths on top of each other in the Earth block?) As I will be using a 5" RVK fan with this controller in the future (I want to build this controller first) I have watched how you wire the fan and noticed there is no Earth in this fan ? Any photos of your WAC1s wired up with the case off would be a great help or full pictures of your WAC1s Any advice on items / tools I should buy for this too would be great. Would it be better to use lower amp fuses than 13A? The RVK would come with a 5amp stripped cable to wire to the fan can i plug this into the 13amp trailing adaptor? Thanks guys and thanks @Joint hogger Here is a picture of what I expect it to look like (Apart from both cables being on the same side and the plugs same colour )
  3. Hi guys so I have this plant that germinated from a random seed that I found in a bit of weed (could of been years ago) No clue what it could be but before I got the equipment I germed it and kept it living on a window sill, it's been under the light for a few weeks and is doing well, have performed LST and FIMMING for the first time on this and everything went well. I wasn't sure the age of this as it could be around 6-7 weeks old but small as it never got a good amount of sun or care on the window I thought it was looking slightly pale on the lower leafs so I started a feeding of 0.25ml of CalMag to 500ml of water (I live in a soft water area) I first noticed the stripey effect after this Calmag feeding so I presume it is that which has done this, I have gave this plant 2-3 feedings of 0.5ml grow/per litre over the space of 2 weeks I know plants shouldnt need feeding until they are around the start of flower as the nutrients in the soil is good enough I think I got worried about the stripey effect I noticed after the CalMag feeding so then I decided to start the grow feed This is just an "Experimental" plant which I got to practice training techniques on and how the plant reacts to certain things and can learn from any mistakes I make on this and hopefully not make the same mistakes on seeds I have paid money for... Anyway this is the plant with the stripey effect ( I am getting a 30x jeweler loupe tomorrow so I can start checking the sex ) Also I noticed a slight spot/rusty looking mark on one of the lowest leafs. (I am aware that plants should be filled to the top of the pot with soil and not 3/4 as this is bad for roots, see picture below ) This plant is due for a repotting tomorrow but if I can sex it in the pot it's in I may be able to throw it without wasting any more compost
  4. Hi guys so I have a 4" Rhino Hobby Filter and a 4" RAM Mixed Flow Inline fan, these are a result of buying before researching... My tent size is a Budbox Pro 75x75x160cm I have a DIYLEDUK Scope 220 I was going to upgrade my filter to a 5" Mountain air with a 5" to 4" duct reducer to match my current fan although I may just buy a matching 5" fan (If there are better carbon filters please say, I would rather buy one that will last a good time) Any advice on a quiet 4 or 5" fan or would my money be better spent on a speed controller? I will be using negative pressure with the passive intakes open, covered with cooker hood filter to prevent light leaks so I don't think I require a twin speed fan as I only need to control the speed of the extraction fan (If this helps make a difference in price) I could also purchase acoustic ducting or phonic trap acoustic ducting if these are worth the money if anybody has experience with these Thanks a lot!
  5. Hi guys, so heres a little back story of this plant... I started researching months ago and buying equipment, I had around 60 "bagseeds" (Random seeds in bits of random weed that I picked out and stored in a zip lock bag for around 2 years.) I picked 6 of the biggest looking seeds in the bag and decided to put them in coco(This was the only medium I had at the time and was just to see if they would germinate in this) all was fine a week later I had 5 seedlings 1 never made it 1 out of 5 was very small so I threw it out and was left with 4 which I had in a tent under a Viparspectra 300w After research and advise I returned this cheap LED as I could still get my money back and invested in a Scope 220 from @Diyleduk The plant was around 1 week old under the Viparspectra before I returned it then I had these plants living on a south facing window sill for 2-3 weeks Once the Scope arrived I had it under that which was already approx this size. It was started in coco and potted up into Biobizz Allmix when it was on the window sill I have been practicing with some training techniques as I am a first time grower it has been nice to have an 'experimental' plant to play with as I can almost be as rough as I like with it to see how the plant reacts (FIM and LST) This was the plant 1 week later, today I noticed the leaf was looking a bit stripy and funny and was wondering if this could be signs of MG deficiency (This plant is around 4 week old I believe) and looking back at the previous photo I can see that stripey effect starting 3 days before this photo I fed the plant 0.25ml of Biobizz Grow and Vitalink Cal Mag in 500ml of water and it drank all of this Today before I took this photo I fed the plant 0.25ml of Grow only (Plant took around 400ml before I had any run out then stopped as soon as I seen water) Temps have been sitting around 23-25 in the day time with a high of 28 and the lowest it has been was 18.9 for a night which I sorted out and my lowest temp since has been 20.05 (lights off) Lights have been around 22-24" from the top of plants and dimmed to around 110-140 Watt Thanks guys sorry if I have missed anything please ask if I did!!
  6. This question has been asked over and over again by many people and I am sure most people are sick of reading this but this issue is driving me crazy and I can't find a solution. I may close these up completely and feed a length of ducting through the inlet socks at the bottom of tent with a few bends in the ducting and black tights over each end. My question was if I do this what size of ducting would be good enough for the right amount of negative pressure ( I don't want to use an intake fan ) My tent is 75x75x160 Budboxpro I have a 4" Mixed Flow RAM inline fan 160/200 m3/hr Or if anyone has a link to an item like cooker hood filters or aquarium foam that would work and fit that I can buy (I have attempted to make a cardboard baffle which took me hours before I realised the box was not big enough height wise to cover the mesh over the passive intakes on the tent (flaps on the outside) And now I have no more big boxs So I am really not sure what to do, drop me a private message if you have any links to suitable equipment that can fix my problem as you can't post links on this website Any pictures of your lightproofing methods would be greatly appreciated also! If you use a baffle/cooker hood filter over your intakes could you please show a picture that could help me ? Thanks a lot!
  7. My plants aren't happy and I don't know why I'm using - 10ml tomorite mixed with 2l water every two to three days - liquid seaweed now and again, as foliar spray, sometimes with neem - 10 liter pots filled with organic peat based soil and perlite. Photos - - - -
  8. 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!!!
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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?
  15. 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.
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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.
  19. NuteBurn?

    From the album Redbird's shots

    Leaf tips curled and browning of leaves
  20. This weekend im buying my media for my autopots. What mix ratio do you use?
  21. 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?
  22. 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
  23. 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?
  24. 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
  25. 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 !