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  1. hello dope fans, im back with another diary, this time its HSOs latest and greatest Sherbinskis "The new" As with a few other the new grows, heres the foreword - im not interested in your opinions on the strain, whatever they may be, and derogatory comments will be flamed, so shut up, sit down, and watch the magic unfold. If you like what gets produced at the end of this grow - buy some, if you don't - don't, simples eh? right off we go, these were cracked a week or so back and are now in the system. Its a DIY RDWC system of my own design which has proven to work quite well, if I say so myself. 60 litre totes, waterfalls and 2x 60l/hr air pumps see to the growing part. Ionic nutrients are used for grow and bloom, they are one part, none of the A and B bullshit. I use canna cal mag, because I preffer it to IOnics, and I wont be bothering with any PK this time, it doesn't make much difference in my opinion. Nutes are at 0.6, Ph is fluttering between 6 and 6.4, because I raised the water level a 1/3rd of the way up the pots, and the hydroton messes with the ph when I do this, despite soaking it in 5.6 for days. Its not a problem, and its only till the roots start to grow down thru the net pot into the bubbling cauldron of nutes. So here she is, the new, from HSO/ Sherbinskis. I might end up scrooging her, time will tell. its under a 400watt metal halide, and will stay under MH lams till a week of bloom has passed.i might crank it up to 600w in a week or two. depending on temps good times......
  2. Hi all,,, please see pics below and a full description half way down!!! Thanks in advance for any advice. Hi all, So i'm having some issues with using the Advanced Nutrients Grow range, used them before with no problems but this time ive got leafs that aint lookin too good! Lemonade OG from @panik Week 5 (laggin a little behind schedule due to some school boy errors whilst seedlings) Topped 10 days ago. Res temp is 19-20 Air temps 21-26 Wilma 50ltr with circulation pump and Haliea Chiller, 11ltr pots with pebbles, internal small clip fan, intake and extraction RVK Vegging with 325w of CFL Advanced Neuts Sensi Grow A&B + Hydroguard EC 0.9 PH is 7,, but as im sure ya'all know its not meant to be a factor with AN neuts as they are have a much larger working range due to being chelated. Here are some pics,,, My suspicion is a Mag deficiency tho im really not sure! Any other AN users out there that have had the same problem??? @stu914 any ideas mate as i know your a AN grower!?! Have you experienced anything similar?? Mag deficiency mayb??? Mr Panik says it looks like a PH issue!
  3. Hey everyone! Just another general question wondering if any of the experienced guys can recommend what I should look into! I want to grow photos after my second auto grow but not sure the best way. I don't really want to veg for 2-3 months I know the yields are awesome but there must be good ways to grow quickly and get a good yield Long run I want to take a clone off one the photo plants and make a mother from it so future photo grows are quick as possible. Would it be quicker to grow one plant in DWC or 9 small plants, is the yield comparable between the 2 etc. Likewise what should I do with future clones one in a dwc/9 in coco or something Any recommendations greatly apreciated
  4. 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
  5. Hello my fellow stoners, how are we today? Good, im glad to hear it! Well im back with another diary. Dinafem Mark very kindly gave me some seeds to grow out earlier in the year (purps#1 and purps moby dick). Due to my own stupidity and a cheap shite EC pen, I ended up pulling them in a rage. I had a few seeds left which I planted, but also had to pull, due to a security scare, and the fact that my set up wasn't set up all that well. So I decided to do it properly, and start from scratch. First I built a big fuck off room to house my new prisoners/victims plants er plants. Because I had previously promised Mark I would do a diary, I felt that I had unfinished business with the mobys, so went out and spent my own cash on a replacement purple moby beans......I know...…..the extravagance, but needs must. While I was at that I also decided to run some of my old favourite Super lemon hazes (I will try not to include them in this diary, but ive got to show you something later on …...no …..not that.....some plants.) So to my set up. Room is approx. 2.4 metres wide by 4.2 m long, ceilings are 2.4 high For these I will be using my newly constructed RDWC system, built from 60 litre totes, 40mm returns and 22mm top spray bars Its all run from a hailea HX 8840, which, to be perfectly honest is a bit on the small side, but it was cheap. Ive supplemented this poxy pump with a hailea airpump, with 1 stone per pot. The air stones aren't really needed, but I thought it would get them going in early veg. Ive ordered a chiller, as the temps are too high in the rdwc, its getting delivered today. Mobys on the left, not so super lemons on the right, its chalk and cheese. for the super lemons they are in 4x mega bubblers (60litre) , with 2 stones per pot run off a hailea 60l/min pump Ive got 4x lumii digita 600w dimmable ballasts with adjustawing shades, run off a timer box. RVK 8 inch A1 intake, 2x 12 inch RVK outtakes, both controlled from variac controllers. one runs at a pre set 50%, the other ramps up and down according to temps. Humidifier and dehumidifier when needed 2 oscillating fans Ionic nutrients, bluelab truncheon and ph meter, ph down all the usual shit, you know. Anyway the seeds were cracked, all the dinafem stuff cracked and were transplanted in to root it cubes, and into the propo with a scoosh every morning and night to keep them alive. they were in here for a week,The Dinafem stuff got out of the cubes in a day and started to reach for the lights, great stuff. while I tried to get the greenhouse seeds super crap lemons to germ. I eventually managed to get 5 of them, out of a 10 pack of seeds , to crack. one went into the cube and refused to do anything, at all. They eventually broke the surface, by the time the Mobys were needing into the net pots. I held them back a week till the not so super lemons tried to catch up. I eventually decided to get them into the room, after trying it out for a day or two to check temps etc. Temps were too high with the lights at 600, so ive had to turn them down to 400 till my air cooled hoods arrive (and yes, I know air cooled hoods are generally crap, but needs must. At 400w the fans are sitting on idle, which is great for outside noise, and the way I want to keep it. SO they have now been in the room for 10 days, and ive just topped the mobys at 4 nodes, so they will probably take a few days to recover before going for it again.. So far they look great, apart from a little fan burn, and are very consistant in size and development. As for the Not so super lemons, well, have a look, they are all different sizes, with 2 underdeveloped runts, which I will give another week or so, and if they don't start growing properly, they will be seeing the compost bin. neeedless to say, I should have gone with the quick Kush instead of these bloody things, but hopefully 2 of them will provide some decent smoke. I wont be doing them again tho, im fairly sure of that, just look at them, they look pathetic compared to the mobys. Enough of my drivel, heres some pics, of the mobys, they look pretty much identical pheno wise, so far, which is nice. These are in flood and drain net pots, big 10 inch jobs, with a nice flat rim, so they wont topple when they get big, which should help. And the not so super lemons, looking all over the place. the 2nd and 3rd ones looks decidedly ill to me. oh well, too late to start more, i'll just put up with it. these are in 200mm nets so they are at least 1/3rd smaller than the mobys. Currently being fed at 0.5ec, ph is 5.7 Last week they were started at 0.4ec, ph 5.8. So let the journey begin...………………………... And the award for the longest opening post goes to...……..me.
  6. Hi guys and girls I’m looking for you guindence and knowledge, regarding setup for a 2.4 by 2.4 tent. Never done hydro before but my friends have and the results have been positive. I was thinking a gravity fed system 12 pot, but maybe I’m wrong. So any help and advice you can throw my way would be great.
  7. Hi guys, I am about to start growing some autos in 3 gallon bubble pots, DWC style grow. I bought a load of Canna Aqua (not everyone's favourite I know - but I was suckered by some dude's ridiculous looking grow on Youtube ) and I was wondering what type of volumes to use. I intended to just follow the Canna guide for light feeding but I heard that Autos typically don't eat as much as photo plants. I grew some photos in the past and followed the guide and they burned!! Can anyone advise from their experience if the light feeding guide is realistic for autos? If not I will probably just start off one third the recommended and see how they do. I was advised in the past that you know the feed level is correct when the EC does not drop by the time the water is changed. The idea being that the plants are taking the same ratio of nutes and water, or does this just mean that you are wasting loads of food when the water is changed? Thanks a lot, T
  8. Is this doable? Currently using 60/40 in the F&D and it just takes too long to dry out, so I want to switch to clay pebbles, but this means I need to change my veg system: I'd like to use the oxypot system to veg then transplant into my IWS F&D system, would I be able to remove the plant from the oxypot without damaging the root system? Or could I put the whole pot into the IWS pot and add more pebbles? Thanks
  9. Hello everyone, long story short my mum is dying from lung cancer and we have been treating her with RSO, whilst starting our own grow to make more. Im not a grower, I have little experience and unfortunately less money so buying bud and top quality oil is beyond my reach. This is probably going to be a longish post and if you could just bare with me I would very much appreciate any and all help. I have a wilma 10 pot hydro system in a 1.5x1.5 tent, a pair of 600w chinese led lights (borrowed) and a 6" extraction fan. I am having issues with my crop, 5x Peyote Critical and 2 Ayahuasca Purple (3 died in rockwool) plus 3 tomato plants as experiments before putting the cannabis into the system. Yellowing of leaves and little upward growth showing on the peyote critical but not on the AP nor on the tomatoes. I begain with Atami b'cuzz neutrients as I had them from a few years ago messing with aeroponic propagation, I used half strength amounts, Ph'd my tap water to 5.6, added airstones to the res tank and set the feeding for 15mins every 4 hours, lights were approx 15inches from the plants and set on an 18hour schedule. Straight away I had PH issues and rising EC levels, which I kept putting back to when I filled the system up and watched what would happen. after a couple of weeks everyone started growing and throwing out plenty of green but little height.. next up the yellowing started, just on the tips and not on every leaf, little to none on the AP and none at all on the tomatoes. I sought advice with a growshop and was recommended to flush the system with ph'd water for 4 days and change my neutrients, remove all yellow leaves, raise my lights as they might be to intense and connect the extractor as it was not running yet (thought that was more necessary for smell later in the grow) I bought the Bio Green starter grow box nutrients containing 250ml Bio 1 Grow250ml Bio 2 Bloom250ml Calgel250ml PK 13-14250ml BioZym250ml X-Rooting250ml X-Bloom mixed what their schedule stated for week 1 at half strength using GROW, X-ROOT, CALGEL and BIOZYM Tap water is 6.8ph 202ppm tds 0.3 EC I added everything to 42 liters of water, my EC ended up at 0.60, PH 5.6 and set all the timers etc running the extraction at hlf power and lights raised. Tent temps are hovering about 20C Humidity hovers between 55 and 70 RH. looking at the plants today and the yellowing is starting again. Im going to try adding photos now of the plants with no LEDs on so you can see the colours better and hopefully someone can help me out as i really need this grow to succeed and supply some buds to make more oil with. Ill figure out adding images shortly, for now a helpful soul has kindly added them as a reply below, they are also added to my gallery on here Thanks for your time Jeff
  10. Hello UK 420, new to this forum. Interested in advice from other growers as this is all new to me and fed up of having to rely on the black market. Me and also a friend have decide to do a setup up each and grow our own strains. All very exciting but also very daunting. A friend that grows recommended a x2 4 pot 25L wilma pot system. With x6 600w omega sunblaster dual spectrum bulbs. with a 5" rhino incline fan and 10" rhino pro carbon filter. with various nutrients. Originally was going to convert a room, but have decide to go with a tent suits me better to keep it out the way of the family. After looking across the forum. Overwhelmed with various things to go for. The Green tube tent for instance looks great. Would really appreciate, If you could help me through the list of things i need to begin before i go purchase the stuff as I'm unsure of the list I've been giving and is a big investment for me. Heres what I've got down so far. Greenlab grow tent unsure of what size needed for 8 plants. x2 4 Pot 25L wilmasystem ( also seen auto pots they look good ) x6 Omega Digi-pro euro digital grow light kit is has ballet and euro reflector. ( this seems like a lot ) 5" twin speed Rhino incline fan 10" Rhino pro carbon filter with ducting and clips Plant magic bloom 5L Box of shooting powders 500g ton of bud Rhizotonic 5l PK/13/14 1L Canna coco A+B 5L ( any changes and advice will be really appreciated. what tent to go for, are the wilma system worth while or should i use another. x6 lights seems loads swell as the nutrients. I'm sure theres things i haven't got on the list i need aswell. look forward to the feedback can't wait to get the ball rolling a big 420 thank you
  11. 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...
  12. Some weeds come up tight when grown, some loose. I used to diss the open structure buds, but since i (mostly) just use a pipe now i have absloutely no issue with looser structures. In fact I think I prefer them. You get more of a flavour burst on a quick strong chong...I dont think theres any quiality issues relative to bud structure, in fact I had some proper proper airy bud in the summer due to heat issues, and that turned out to be my most pleasureable smoke to be honest, flavour wise anyways. I always wanted tight dense nuggs, then I realised the more you have to do it it, the more THC/CBD gets stuck everywhere except in the place its supposed to be...My airy bud... I just take a piece, and burn it, full flavor with minimal touching...^^ I wished I had more of it to be honest, the rest is rock hard, dense and tight, which means Im losing most of the trichs on the prep, rather than the chong... Just wondered what anyone else thought, and the reason for it...?
  13. Hi guys This is my first time going the hydroponics way I think this is the 3rd week in and I'm not to sure what the problem would be I've looked around for google but still can't find what I'm looking for I've always done a soil grow and haven't had this before Yesterday I put clean ph water and a little feed Any help would be greatly appreciated
  14. Hi all, I have been successfully growing in soil for a while now, using SCROG method, in a 1mx1mx2m tent; 1 or 2 plants at a time under a 600w lamp*, using decent photo-period fem seeds. I usually get @ 5oz dry quality bud/plant. (*I am thinking of getting a 400w as 600 is probably a little too much for my small grows!) Although I find this set up allows for a fairly low maintenance grow, I have to be away from home quite regularly, usually a week, and a couple of 4-5 day stints per 3 month period/grow cycle. Luckily I have a house mate who keeps an eye on, and waters them for me, but I would like to find another solution for more independence. So, I have been looking at hydro/aero/coco systems and am thinking that maybe 2 small NFT system Grotanks (1 plant in each) might be a good, simple solution. My main question is; would this type of system be ok to run automatically for up to a week at a time, occasionally whilst I am away? Or are there better alternatives? I would also appreciate any thoughts/tips/comments from you experienced growers out there, regarding the difference between soil/hydro v quality/yield, maintenance, 600w v 400w, and potentially sgrogging a hydro/nft set up? Cheers!
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  16. Hi All I always have 99.9% success with cutting in my X-Stream aero prop BUT never any success with popping seeds the normal way, in rockwool/root riot etc... Seeds do produce a the main tap root BUT EVERYTIME i transfer to a 3" rockwool cube the main tap root does NOT grow into the cube ???? I WANT to try and 'pop' them in my X-Stream..... I have only read one person who does this (after googling !!) and his process was to fill the small net pots half way with pebbles, then 'sandwich' the seed between some toilet paper and top with more pebbles... Has ANYONE done this or got a method ? I have a variable timer on my pump so i can set it to spray fro 10 seconds every hour if need be... Cheers in advance guys !!!
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  19. using a wilma 4 pot 11 liter plants are to close together and covering each others buds any suggestions ? shall i go back to manual watering
  20. Hello again guys !!! Just been out and bought a Wilma 4 pot system Just need some help on how to use it do i need it on a timer if so on what times or does the pump do it itself on a schedule ?? if i had nutes to the 30 liter tank with the correct ph how do i water them without the nutes by hand or shall i just use a small amounts of nutes in the tank and let it do its thing?? just dont want to over feed or give them to put fluids thanks in advance
  21. Gents, I don't suppose one of you would happen to know the size of the batteries that go in the essentials PH pen please? ( a long shot I know) I meant to make a note before I headed away for work today to get some on the way home on Thurs, but as usual I forgot. I'll need to water as soon as I get home on Thurs so wanted to get some while I'm away. Cheers!
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