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  1. I'm just setting up a 2.4 x 1.2m tent and thinking of using LEDs for the first time. I'm trying to compare the lights above but i don't know that much about light coverage. As I understand it, the HLG 650 covers an area of 5ft which is 1.5m. My logic says that because my tent is only 2.4m long, having 2 of these will end up with the light overlapping in the middle and some parts of the canopy will recieve twice as much light. Is this a problem? Do HLG do a smaller light thats rated as well but covers a 1.2m area so I can use 2 lights and not have an overlap? The spider farmer light covers an area of 4ft which is 1.2m so 2 of these would fill the area more evenly but I've read that it uses Phillips LEDs instead of Samsung. Has anyone used this light and recieved good yields with tight nugs? Alternatively, is there another option that I could look at? My budget is around £1800, so around £900 per light for 2 lights. Any advice would be appreciated. Ken
  2. Hi DIYers, what happens if I add another strip to the driver? Explode or drop in voltage? Also, is it really bad to mix Scope 1 strips with Scope 2 strips? Cheers
  3. During my current grow, which is currently at week 4, I accidentally snapped the main stem while performing LST. Attempts to splint it back in place were immediately unsuccessful as the break was just above a node, literally just a couple of millimetres. I couldn't hold the top in place to graft back on. So I inadvertently topped the plant, but she's doing fine. I took the top, popped it in a tub of water to try and keep it alive. I then placed it in a small amount of water in a ziplock bag in the salad crisper in the fridge. My thinking is to try and make a clone of this plant because it's a nice strain with vigorous growth. Having done some reading, I know it's possible to clone autoflowers, but with the caveat that the genetic clock is still ticking. I'd like to try it as an experiment. I got hold of some rooting powder, and I plan to try and root the "cutting" in compost. I just checked in the salad crisper, and no-one has eaten the cutting, which is good. (Labels in capital letters saying 'NOT FOOD. LIVE PLANT. DO NOT OPEN!' probably helped). Also she has perked up from the wilted creature of a couple of days ago, looks really fresh. Whaddaya know? Salad crispers work! So Operation Clone is Go. As there will be no room in my wee grow cabinet if the cutting roots successfully, I bought a small tent in the sales. I have a spare fan, filter and ducting, also my backup InkBird, heat mat and circulation fan can be put to good use. I also have a spare grow light, which believe it or not I picked up in a charity shop last year. Unused, still in packaging, basically brand new. It's another interesting design by Chinese manufacturer Fecida. Basically consists of four 'sunlike' full spectrum COB style LED boards, rated at 50 watts each. I tested one and it draws 47 watts. Now what I like about this design is it is modular. All four units can be used individually, or daisy chained together to make a larger lamp. You can just use one, or connect two together, or go for all four. I think four would be too much in my small tent, so I'm going to join two together giving me 94 watts of LED. But I'm getting ahead of myself. I'll start the cutting off in compost in my heated propagator. I'll just set it on a table near the window, out of direct sunlight. Then wait. If it roots successfully (and signs are good as the cutting looks healthy) then this will be my first ever tent grow, as well as my first attempt at cloning. That's why I started a separate diary, because it's not very stealthy, and it's not in the cabinet! Thanks for reading and I'll post again when I start the rooting process. Link to my diary of the current grow if you want more background:
  4. Introduction: First of all I'd like to thank @Seedstockers-Mark for the opportunity to try out some brand new products Apollo 13 x Black Cherry Cheesecake X Cherry Ak47 aka Black Apollo Cherry x 5 Regs were received from Barcelona the other week. They went straight into the fridge for storage/wintering, until it's time to get them to spring into life. Atb
  5. Cosmorrow LED

    From the album Random stuff

  6. Thanks a mill to @Seedstockers-Mark for getting these seeds over to me! Very grateful to be able to give these genetics a run. It was difficult to decide between the Mac n Crack, Apollo Black Cherry and Thunder Banana..but I settled on the Thunder Banana due to the matanuska heritage. From my years of reading through diaries online this legendary strain pops up from time to time and always makes for a great read, so im pretty excited to be able to get a chance to give this a go. My seed just popped out of the soil a few days ago and looks great so far Very quick germination, used the paper towel method and she was good to go in under 48 hours. Currently have her in a starter pot with a mix of 50:50 coco coir and worm castings. She's sitting under the 100W Puck LED I've had the last few grows. The plan is to get her and a Dinafem Bubba Kush (needs bit of Indica in the jars) in to a 31 litre bed in my cabinet. This will be my 2nd attempt at an "Organic" grow. Hopefully it will be a successful one!
  7. Hello and welcome to my second try at growing autos, this time using Gelato 41 from my pack of seedstockers usa auto mix After my first attempt failed - this time I am trying to do it by the book, no experimenting but we will see what happens (well, I did say try!) I dunked 3 seeds last night into a glass of room temp preboiled water, will wait until I see the tap roots poke out, then its into my lovely bright orange 12L buckets.
  8. From the album Smile, Skunk Liver, Smottie Remix

    And in the jars they go. Will leave these until Autumn before trying a sample or 3. Think I overdried a bit but hope moisture evens out in the jars. Onwards!
  9. Smile #1 Week 10 Harvest

    From the album Smile, Skunk Liver, Smottie Remix

  10. Smile #2 Week 10

    From the album Smile, Skunk Liver, Smottie Remix

    Thanks @oldtimer1