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  1. Hello! pictured are some zkittzo & Sour Orange Diesel sprouted. It has begun!
  2. Here we go, I can't wait any longer. My seeds have been patiently waiting in the fridge and I have decided to start a few early to see how they go. The seeds are: Auto Daiquiri Lime - Dutch Passion Auto Brooklyn Sunrise - Dutch Passion Auto Black Domina - Sagarmatha Seeds I have just done one of each for now as I'm not expecting great growth by starting them so early. I picked out the smallest looking seeds from each packet. I started the seeds in moist kitchen towel in a Tupperware box in the airing cupboard. They all had sprouted within 36 hours and they were put into peat based potting mix in 5" pots. Here is my seedling cupboard that I have just made: There are 2 x 24W LED grow lamps that I bought from Gearbest for about £10 each. The temps in the greenhouse are still too cold so I have brought the cabinet into the house. I also have a propagation heat pad under the pots as you can see below: I have just turned on one of the bulbs at the moment as seedlings are so young. I will keep the plants in this cupboard as long as possible and then transfer into the greenhouse. The greenhouse will be heated and I may use some supplemental lighting in there also. As I have no weed to smoke until I grow it, I am urging these little girls on. I will also start some later in the year at a more optimal time and I will be taking part in the Dinafem outdoor grow comp with Critical +2.0 and Purple Afghan Kush, generously supplied by @Dinafem-Mark All comments and advice appreciated...
  3. I got a load of seeds during a sale last year with a load of freebies... Thought I do the C99 X Blueberry fast , the seed and stuff I did before was nice, sk1, somango on me old account ..these where placed into canna coco prof, treated with Velokelp @Ph6.0. We shall see how these do over the next few weeks...I like the way the seeds seemed in a small packet rather than fancy stuff... C99 X Blueberry fast .. Thats it for now till next time take it easy. ..
  4. Had these left from the competition last year , they where sent as I had started before competition launched so used those plants instead of these...they been dropped in canna prof coco , treated with ph water 6.0 and a dash of velokelp , then placed on a heated prop on clay balls.. We shall see how these do , my favourite from sweet seeds so far is Ganesh Spirit .... Killer Kush ... Thats it for now I'll next time take it easy....
  5. Hey guys .. I up this thread where all of us can share our grow pics, Only Seedsman strains please Thanks & enjoy!! Testing new gear.. sorry I cant talk about this awesome genetic.. sonn
  6. Hi guys So i'm here to try and gather knowledge from some of the community on here about a new project i'm undertaking. I've been doing grows with HPS for around 5 years now and it's something i have enough insight into get me by, but i've been asked by someone to set up a LED grow for them and of course i couldn't refuse (especially as they are family). The problem here is i'm pretty much clueless about LED lights, heat given off of them, ease of use etc! Now i did search the forums but it seemed a minefield of contradictory answers so i'm going to be as specific as possible. Let me give you a bit of insight and room specs/questions first and then hopefully you guys can shed some light on the unknown. So firstly the reason that LEDS are being used is due to the heat that HPS give off......i also want this to be as un-intrusive as possible due to the grower being in their mid 60s so i didnt want anything producing loads of heat (means id probably have to buy a large fan and that would create more noise/be more intrusive in nature). It also needs to a fairly quiet set up due to the fact it'll be in their bedroom or directly underneath it. The Grown tent is going to be a Secret Jardin D90 (90 x 90 space area) and will have around 4 plants (give or take). Would a 600w LED be too much/too little in that space? I found a 1000W one on Amazon (full spectrum apparantely) for £120...now i know this is probably cheap crap but what do people think?() If not could anyone recommend a decent full spectrum LED for both veg and flowering (means its easier for the grower again)..budget for the light is £250. When it comes to intake and outtake for air im lost, as i really don't know what the temp signatures these kind of lights give off. Would 100m extraction be ok? I was kinda trying to work it out in terms of what i'd use on a 250w HPS. Also can someone recommend a quiet extractor fan? I dont want it sounding like a fucking rocket ship (as we know they can) Budget is £150/200 for the extractor. There anything else i need to take into account for making sure this LED grow works for this person? Please don't say "crap results" or "use a HPS" i'm just trying to help someone get self sufficient here Thanks in advance and great to see such a thriving forum board Regards, Llama `
  7. Hi all I am looking to purchase a cheap LED for a tiny veg cab with limited height, around 90cm, its a small room and I currently have a 125w CFL in it. Enrionment is okay but I want higher wattage to cover 9 young plants and be able to raise my light up somewhat. I also know the LED will create some nice bushiness having used a bigger one before, and then I can really pump them in flower under a 600w digi hps in a parabolic. Thing is, being a Yorkshireman I am a tight arse, but I also know I do not need the advanced platinum sun shines out of the crystal backside of my creation series of light, just something with a max draw power of 300w from my socket, something equivalent to 300-450w of MH or HPS light. My imaginary budget is between £40-65. Can it be done? I know the tech is getting better all the time, and prices are coming down as more competitors come on the scene. Does anybody have a joyful story to tell of getting a bargain LED that literally just needs to 'do the job' nothing extra special. Ive considered HPS but even a smaller one will run too hot in there, and because of the space of the loft, flower room and veg cab do not want nor need to take on another ballast if I can avoid. Would ideally like to acheive 30w per plant so 9 x 30w somewhere around 300w of true wattage, but no more from its draw. I have done lots of searching myself, so just wondered if anybody else knows anything.
  8. Here we go again then people. I have to say a massive thank you to Dinafem for the opportunity and of course a monster high five to @Dinafem-Mark Mark who should be awarded a knighthood by the Queen for services to Cannabis "arise Sir Mark of Dinafem" So as the title says welcome to the Badbadger Experience. Your "experience" will be focused on Dinafems two latest strains namely Purple Moby Dick... and Purps#1... The grow... They are going to be ran as a wick grow in a 50/50 mix of Guanokalong Complete Compost and Coco Coir. (Dinafem image) They'll be sat on my diy compost/hydro mashed set up, consisting of two circulating U circuits draining back into the main 80ltr tank that will supply all fluids and feeds. They'll be fed on Guanokalongs range of Grow,Bloom,Taste Enhancer and Batboost. I've done a few grows on it and it's been impeccable..... My set up is far from normal but Guanokalongs products are so versatile that they'll run in any pretty much any set up without a seconds thought. Lighting is my Blackdogled Phytomax 2 200w (act) and as supplemental are my 2 Mars Hydro 145w (actual) So all in I have 490w of LED play with. Germination... I germed 2 of each strain using my baking tray technique. (Dinafem image) Take your tray and place 3 paper cases in each space,label the top one before placing one seed in each with 4ml of warm plain h2o..... Cover with 3 more cases and label the top case again.... I place the tray inside the bubble wrap bag and put it inside another for higher humidity and place it in my airing cupboard just above the tank on a few pieces of cardboard to steady the heat so it's pretty warm but not so much so it's an issue, give and take around 24c. I fill 4 three inch pots with the compost/coir to an inch below the rim,water and place them in a bag in my tent to warm up. Shortly we had life in the airing cupboard... Lift each seed up on it's paper case and roll it onto the compost,cover with a pinch of compost and place the paper case over for a little extra warmth and humidity... All done..... Then tuck them in nice and cosy..... Thats us up to date and I'm really looking forward to putting a bit more experience into my grow this time and can't wait to see what these interesting strains have in store for me. Growing is a steep learning curve anyway, if you take it seriously and are relying on it for genuine needed medication it can feel like living on a razor blade waiting for the next spell when your yield/quality drops and that razor blade splits you in two,so I always try and learn my lessons from each outting to improve a little each time. I will layout the process as we get further along the road but it's going to be different that's for sure **this diary was delayed as I had a technical issue (my phone f****d up not me!) and wouldn't let me upload images for near on 3 days so the plants are up already but that's for next time. Until then I think that's it for now,thanks again to Mark and Dinafem. Take care people. ps thanks to jimi for the purple inspiration and name (you still rock jimi) *WARNING* uncensored title piece below..... I'd like to point out it was cold when this image was taken and tilt shift messed up the perspective of the offending "equipment"
  9. first post, just about decided on the equipment for my tent and then i notice the higher end LED lights are way more efficient. Tried to find out what you must adapt to or change from a regular hid set up. or changes in tending to plants etc but no luck getting answers, any help? thanks
  10. 2. Silver LA seeds x3 Smile f2 seeds x5

    From the album The second Time

    My second time planting, got the subbie seeds and some Silver LA left over from last time.
  11. Can anyone help me out and tell me if this light is any good for 2 3 auto plants. I am going to be growing Dutch passions think different.
  12. Anyone tell me if this light "LED Grow Light, 600W Dual Chips Full Specturn Grow Lamp Red Blue Plant Light for Indoor/Garden/Hydronics/Vegetable/Flowers Growth,UK Plug(10W leds)" on amazon will do for 2 plants?
  13. Welcome to my new grow..... I'm on a mission this time. My Landlord is about to start building a new house next to ours, so we have lost our privacy We are definitely gonna move out in the next month or so, and supplies are running low, so I wanna grow some strains that I know can deliver a sizable harvest so we can move halfway through and get a good result. Right off the bat, I'm gonna do a Daiquiri Lime.... consistently a winner as I managed half a kilo last time I grew her. Toofless Alien did well last time, and I really love smoking Night Queen (my last seed). So on 26th June, I put up the tent, and made up three 20L airpots with H&G Coco and soaked them in a EC 0.6 nute mix. I planted the seeds and covered the pots with cling film and some dark card, leaving them under a couple of Skyline 400Ws for warmth. I didn't have quite enough coco (as always) so I ordered some more to top up the pots in a week or two. The seedlings sprouted on the 28th 29th and 30th.... Toofless Alien first, then Night Queen, then the Daiquiri. Here they are on day 5/4/3.... Then the new Coco arrived, so I topped up the pots, and thought I may as well fill another airpot up and plant a new Think Different from the batch of seeds I won from AFN. I also received a new Skyline 400W unit (thanks Mate!) so I had my 3 seedlings under a Skyline each, while I waited for the TD to sprout. She eventually showed her head on the 10th June, 12 days after the Alien.... so a bit of nute juggling will be going on these next few months! Here they are now..... Toofless Alien day 17 she really is flying away! Night Queen day 16 looking really good and healthy. Daiquiri Lime day 15 she started sluggishly and has now picked up. She did this before, so no worries They older ones are on an EC 0.8 nute mix and the TD is on EC 0.7. Think Different day 4 early days yet! I have now put a Photon 126 over the TD. She should take off! Hope you enjoy following this grow, more updates on the way!
  14. So I am a first time grower and I am around 1 month in with a single Northern Lights plant from White Label Seeds (although my tent is also full of chilis/peppers - more on that shortly). So far, so good ... I have topped her and just started training. As a first timer I have tried to do as much research and take in as much information as possible. I now have to consider a 2nd very small seedling/veg tent ... partly for these other plants (which is part of the missus letting me do it) and also partly because on grow 2, I don't want to be waiting as long for a harvest as I will do this time out. Some basic info on the grow as it stands... Room: Small cupboard room approx 1x1m footprint, 2.15m tall (there are some fixtures that mean I cannot use *all* of the space Tent (inside the room): 80x80cm footprint, 1.6m height Current Veg/Flower light: Viparspectra LED 450w (using both veg+bloom buttons on) Light distance from plant: 22" Strain: Northern Lights Plants: 1 Medium: Soil Container (current): 3gal fabric pot Other plants in grow room (lower than Northern Lights so not currently in light competition but probably soon to be): Chillis/peppers, basil, dill, tomato seedlings. Basically I am considering (or rather *needing*) to get another small tent which I plan to put on top of my existing tent. My best (only realistic) option for a premade tent is the Lighthouse clone tent which can be used either tall but ordinarily wide at 70cm(deep) x 90cm(wide) x 50cm (high). I would move some of my extra (non-weed) plants I have right now into there as my Northern Lights is about to get a fair bit bigger ... so i need something cool that can be kept very close to the plants. When I come to half-way through flower, I will then use this area for raising new seedlings or clones (first 3-4 weeks of life ideally) ... and hopefully by then the weather will be warmer so I can get some of the pepper plants into a greenhouse and/or outside! As far as I can tell this leaves me with CFL and T5 as options. T5 tubes look to be the best, but should I go for the T5HO (Lightwave T5 2' 4 tubes @ ~100w) or for the Maxibright PL4 mk3 with PL55 tubes @ 220W? They are not much difference in outlay cost, £20 ish. The PL4 gives a lot more watts and from what I can tell a good bit more lumens, but is this really needed or could I get away with the lower watts? My main LED only pulls 200W (ish) from the wall ... it would feel kind of strange to buy a veg light to use in 50cm that draws more than my main event tent ... or will I actually need 220W of non-LED to get a good 3-4 weeks of life in? Really keen to know what people think and can answer any questions etc. (edit) Also if people think there is a good LED solution I can use then I am all-ears. Most of them however seem to need 12" distance from plants due to light intensity (regardless of heat) ... at least from what I read. I have my Vipar 450w at 22" and I wouldn't be comfortable moving it any closer than 18" (at least until flower) based on my research.
  15. Hey guys! I'm running a little grow, my first one actualy. My set up is a 90x90 cm tent 600w LED (Viparspectra, actual power 269w) My seeding are on about day 7 and look like this, but two of them have had thees brown dots show up on there second set of leaves... :/ Has anybody seen this before??? Could it be light burn? My light is at 36 inches high so i dont think so. Nute burn ive read that it affects the tips first not random dots I should also mention this is an autoflower. And im feeding with 1/3 strength of recommended nutes of a light feeding schedule. Please Help. Regards Charliezard.
  16. Please please help, currently growing dinafem autos in my garden shed in 11L pots with biobizz all mix and just gone out to do my weekly watering and just found what I can only describe as micro maggots underneath my pot betweem the pot and the tray of that makes sense. i am currently at day 56 and well into flowering so any help would be massively appreciated
  17. Hi all, This afternoon whilst browsing the big online auction site I found what looks like a decent tool to boost the level of red led in my small grow tent. Currently I have a couple of cheap 25 watt actual 300mmx300mm full spectrum panels. Which after my research I don’t think will really cut the mustard for the whole flower process. so I found these g spot kicker panels . Seems like a small firm who are making low volumes however maybe this means they use better quality parts than Chinese equivalents. They produce 1200 lumens and 55-58 Watts actual power and are only 5x8 inches. Any thoughts on or experience of I would be glad to hear. And like everyone I want what’s best for my plant especially as I can only really have one on the go at a time. Thanks dope
  18. Hi, First grow and have had some great help from many of you on here. Im back with another question that i'm sure gets asked time and time again but not all plants are the same so..... Judging by the pics do you think i have a female plant? i think it is due to what look like trichomes but could that just be camera flash tricking my eye? they aren't really visible in natural light. Also the whispy ish looking hairs make me think they are not nanas. Thanks in advance Also a pic of the whole plant because i don't think its a bad effort for my first grow. It's bag seed from Barbados looks like sativa to me possibly a natural strain as it doesn't smell very much?
  19. Hi everyone new here so fort id say hello .. .. read some good stuff on here and thinking about growing 2autoflowers for myself so i don`t have to keep buying it thinking of 60x60x140cm 450LED Light _ Viparspectra _ Biobizz Soil Smart Pot - Bit stuck with the Nutrients as there are so many to choose from - Thinking of ( Fox Farm BigBloom) (FoxFarm GrowBig) (FoxFarm TigerBloom) Not to sure yet as i have read the Biobizz Range is good aswell .. and im so new to all this - And just trying to find a good extraction fan somthink that`s very quite incase of the Neighbours - Anyway cont wait to try it fro myself read and seen some good stuff on here .. - Happy Growing People -
  20. Hi all, so ive finally ordered the final pieces to finish my set up. The whole lot is listed below: Note this is in my understairs cupboard approximately 1200depth x 800width x height ceiling sloping from 1200lowest to 2400highest. 600x600x1200 Mylar tent 2 300x300 generic full spectrum led light panels (currently the only heat source holding temps at 26 highest and 19 lowest) 4 inch rvk extract fan 4inch rhino pro filter considering adding a small radiator inside cupboard but outside the tent for night time to try keep temps that little bit higher as I’m hoping to start flowering on Sunday. My question is: is it ok for me to use no intake fan and duct the extract back into the cupboard? It’s my only real option as the cupboard is pretty much the most central point in the house so there is no feasible place to run intake/extract duct. If if this is going to cause me hassle is there a way I can get more co2 in without ducting? hope you can help dope edit: I have one plant in there so plenty of room for air to get around it it doesn’t fill out the tent (yet)
  21. After failing to get 8 seeds above the ground (even tried to do my first journal with them) I decided to give it a shot again. I grew critical cheese auto and blue critical auto before in the same space but in soil and under cfl light. The results were pretty good. Particularly critical cheese has been very popular amongst my friends for its unique flavor and scent. Pretty stron too. Blue critical is just about to finish curing, so still proper sampling needs to be done. Here is a pic of Blue critical nug: This time around I decided to grow two strains I know and the two that didn't get above the ground for me - haze XXL auto & Dinamex auto. So ine seed each, has been planted directly into turf puck saturated in water. And these went directly into the coco. I know it doesn't seems to make that much sense but it seemed much safer and error free if I'll just let the nature do the job, rather than moving the seed around and risking any more damage or loosing another seed (can't afford that after loosing 8 already) So the seeds were planted yesterday. Here re are all the details for the moment: Light: diy Cree cxb3590 x4 driven at max 200w. At the moment they are on 20/4 driven at 15W Medium: Coco, saturated with light feed. Mixed with about 30% perlite. Pots: 5l regular pots with pretty big drainage holes Grow space: secret jardin tent 60x60 cm Temp: ~23 degrees RH: ~60% Strains from Dinafem: Haze XXL auto Critical Cheese auto Blue Critical auto Dinamex auto its my first grow fully under those lights only and in coco. So would be amazing to get any kind of advice along the way. Right. Ow keep your fingers crossed that the seeds will make it above the ground. cheers lads!
  22. A study conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre on the growth of medicinal cannabis under light-emitting diode (LED) lighting shows that the plants may produce a greater number of medicinally active substances than those grown using SON-T lamps. The Netherlands University conducted the study in order to determine if LED lighting could be used to not just grow medical cannabis under high-intensity light, but also provide increased greenhouse horticulture methods that would lead to better yields in crops. The study also measured the quantities of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) produced by the plants. The substance CBD is used in the Netherlands to treat diseases such as multiple sclerosis, while THC is used to combat medical conditions such as Tourette syndrome or therapy-resistant glaucoma. Medicinal cannabis grown under high levels of LED lighting grew better and with more medicinal properties than that grown under traditional greenhouse methods. Source: Wageningen University & ResearchWageningen says the demand for medicinal cannabis is increasing throughout the world, and methods to grow it safely and reliably are growing concurrently. The use of LED lighting is seen as a way to grow the plants in the greenhouse horticultural industry that is efficient as well as safe. How They Did It Researchers used two light sources in the study—SON-T lamps and water-cooled LED units. The crops grown with LED lighting were exposed to two intensities of light: one equal to the SON-T lighting and one that was considerably higher. The plants were given a longer amount of day for a period of four weeks, and after that they were given shortened daylight hours until harvesting. The result was thick growth with dense foliage. Both plants were measured during the harvest when fresh and dried. The results showed that medicinal cannabis can withstand high lighting levels well, and those under high light intensity produced a higher bud weight in comparison to those grown under a normal light intensity. Furthermore the study found that in all the varieties of light, the plants using LED lighting produced a higher content of active substances than those grown using SON-T lamps with the same light intensity. Source: http://electronics360.globalspec.com/article/7590/cannabis-grown-under-led-lighting-may-produce-more-medicinal-properties
  23. Hi new member with no experience, Looking for some advice on the light i have brought recently. My question is will this be good enough for my first grow of maybe one or two plants? Im not looking for mega strong smoke and currently just got a couple of bag seedlings growing under it. but when i get more experience ill buy some decent seeds. Really just want to know if ill have to upgrade very soon or could I just buy another of these? Suitable for plants vegetative and flower stage . Actual Power consumption: 50W±8W Spectrum of Light: Red (620-630nm;650-660nm),Blue(440-450nm;450-460nm) White(3500K;6000K) LED Quantity:225pcs 2835 LED Chips Input Voltage: AC100-265V Input current: 1.4A~0.53A Working Frequency: 47-63Hz Working Temperature: -20-40℃ Storage Temperature :-35-80℃ Lighting Area :1㎡ Lifespan: ≥50000hours Lumen:2900LM Materials: ABS Cooling fan: 1pcs Size:300X300X30mm Hope you can help