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  1. Evening everyone, hope everyone’s enjoying the banging weather. Just a quick one. I’ve recently germinated my first seeds via paper towel method for the rgsc comp and the seeds have gone under my T5’s (60 hours later). They’ve been under the lights since midday today, and the plan was to run 15/9 to mimic the sunlight they will get outdoors in 3 weeks time. This will mean my lights are on at midday til 3am. I jumped the gun this morning as some of my taproots were a little longer than I would’ve hoped so I wanted them under lights ASAP. As I did this so hastily, I didn’t really take into account that the lights will be on until 3am (severe gangover, not thinking straight). I should’ve planned ahead and checked them at 6;30am in case they were ready for the 7am start. My first question is, can I ‘reset’ the times I have currently set? In hindsight I would’ve wanted them to come on at 7am and turn off 15 hours later at 10pm. Will resetting and changing the hours of light now, ruin/stunt/stress the plants? None are above soil yet, of course. If it is possible & safe for them, what’s the best way to do it? Leave them on until 3am then off for 4 hours and start again with a new routine at 7am? Or another way? I hope I haven’t messed up too much, and I hope that the above makes sense. Feeling anxious about this one but first time and all so I guess it’s to be expected! Hope to hear back from someone soon so I can relax! GB
  2. Hi guys, Firstly glad to join your community , thanks for having me I've heard good things. I have just started my first grow and thought I'd start a thread to share my experience. . . . and maybe ask for some guidance if that's ok? My setup is a 1.2mx1.2m and 2m tall budbox, RVK Extractor with PK Carbon filter (filter not attatched yet) .At the moment just a desk top fan pumping air into a bottom vent flap ( room well ventilated) I have an adjustable digital ballast with a 600w dual spectrum bulb for both veg and flower. I am growing in a 70/30 Coco/perlite mix, with Vitalink Coir Max nutrients. A RAM air humidifier with Therm and hygrometer. currently at 25°c in day and 19°c at night , lights on 18/6 with RH at around 65%. I will be managing PH levels , if I need to start taking a PPM count I will, but hoping to just have good control over my climate and nutrients and read my plant well to spot deficiancies and toxicities. I have already planted 2 kush seeds from a smoke I had a while back, just to play around (I'll be keeping an eye as I have zero idea if they are male or female). I have also just germinated and sprouted successfully 1 Cherry Bomb and 1 Atomic Bomb from bombseeds, both feminized. These were planted roughly 10 days apart, I'm hoping to spot any signs of the Kush being male before it becomes a problem , ( a few weeks away I know but any advice on that appreciated). I have not yet fed anything other than 1Ml/l of Plant start and a very small (1ml/l) dosage of root stim. I will slowly up this and introduce 2 part nutrients after first transplant. Curious as the what level a freshly sprouted seedling can handle under HPS. I have it on an adjustable ballast, 250 , 400, 600 and 650. I have the light currently held at about 140 cm or 55 inches. Seedlings can tend to reach for the light if they are not receiving enough. Shall I leave my light at 250W or move up to 400? Thanks! JPC420 I will post photos when I find out how to looool
  3. Hi, there probably is the info somewhere, but couldnt find it but just got a couple questions regarding my first grow! i basically just found a few bagseeds, from a while ago planted 3, and 1 has actually come along really nicely! just transfeered into a bigger pot as it outgrew the first! First question is, my garden is south east facing and gets probably a solid 6 hours of direct sunlight a day, from behind some sliding glass doors, which is definitely doing the job for now. my main question is, am i headed for trouble once in the vegetative stage? ive read they requite a lot more light, some people leaving them on 24 hours of artificial light. I have a super bright LED bulb to stick in the cupboard in case, its basically 16W (equivalent to 140W halogen, 1600 lumens) it also says day light 6000k on the box (not sure what that means), is this going to help? will this be any good for flowering as well or am i best just moving it to my glass doors for the day then sticking in the cupboard. also would moving it out of a cupboard, everyday the fact its 1 cool LED negate the need for a fan? also bought 5 real deal feminized auto flowering seeds, will they be almost as simple as letting the them chill by my glass doors? Thanks and sorry if all this info is out there somewhere this just seemed simple. heres a few photos of the plant and the spaces i have to grow (just waiting for the beer to finish brewing in the bigger cupboard then gunna obviously clear it out) just for a reference. Anyway if anyone does have any reassuring words or advice to improve my success, it'd be much appreciated! Im just looking to get some nice smokeable bud without spending a fortune on kit Thanks in advance and hope everyones having a chilled, healthy time!
  4. about to start my first grow! just put a bag seed in some soil and it sprouted so thought id have a go at growing some plants properly. I bought 3 feminized autoflowering diesel kush seeds which sounded like a easy grower, and got two free auto OG blueberry seeds, but wandering what the best balance equipment to yield would be? I dont necessarily want to grow all 5 at first, maybe just 2 or 3, and don't mind not getting the biggest yields but yeh would love to be able to get at least a decent yield. I dont mind spending a bit, but dont want to want to spend loads. i do have a south east facing kitchen with big glass sliding doors which probably get about 5 or 6 hours direct sunlight everyday, but i also have a loft/cupboard under the stairs and would be willing to set up something basic if that amount of natural lights not gunna cut it. Also id rather not be using huge amounts of electricity which is why ideally any light set up would be minimal. any advice hugely appreciated! Thanks in advance
  5. Just been thinking when it comes to flower time would it be beneficial to chuck a hps in with My PAR+550 if I can keep the temps in check. I’m in a 1.2 budbox and my PAR+550 unit is set to the recommended height but lights on temps are ranging from 23/25. Might give it ago when the time comes. what’s the highest wattage lights people have run in this size tent? Let me here your opinions/experiences cheers
  6. Just a quick one not sure if this is in the right section. I’m after some help regarding plugging to 2xPAR+275 into one timer is it safe to do so? this is the sort or thing I’m talking about so both plugs into this and then into a single 600watt timing contractor. thanks in advance.
  7. Thought I'd ask about as to where to buy a led light running the lm301h along with deep red and far red leds! Any help would be much appreciated.
  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. I’m wondering if I put 3 sunblaster 24w together will that increase watts or keep them at 24
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    Hello I am new to growing and try to figure what light to use I need it to be silent du to neighbors Reading about led light is confusing,,, Will the quality of the weed be good using led lights? The quantum is not that important. From what i know at the moment i am going to buy migro 300 lights. I know expensive, but that is not a issue at the moment Any one?
  11. Hello all. I've been growing for a little but feel I'm getting nowhere near what I should be. I'm using a 2m x 1.2m tent with a 600w bulb and have roughly been getting 6oz per harvest. I was thinking of switching to LED lights so was hoping somebody exoerienced could give me some tips/advice on what I should except and how to get it. I am willing to invest to get better but I'm not sure where I should be starting. Any help I could get would be gratefully appreciated. Thanks
  12. Hello, I am looking for the best reflectors to cover 2m per square, on each meter I want finally 3 plants in scrog. Do you think Adjust-A-Wings Avenger is really worth the price? I could buy two parabolic reflectors for the same price like one Avenger so please advise me if it is worth it?
  13. I have been trying to device the perfect light canopy, no hacks or bodges or budget (though obviously cost does matter) and with the help of a few individuals over the last few days I think I have it, This is based on a 2mX1m TENT which looks like it will have to be 2.4M by 1.2M looking at availability, the cool tubes are 6" reffering to each 1.2m x 1.2m area it will house 9 plants, so a total of 18 for the entire tent. The far left and right are additional blues so the flowering is done under full spectrum, this is however a flowering tent only. The cooling system is quite complex but the question simply relates to the layout and style of the lights
  14. Hi guys! Super excited to grow my own bud! Been reading this forum for a little while which has been very helpful but thought I would start my own topic for some personalized help. Right! So... I have just purchased my seeds (LowRyder #1 They didn't have and #2s) and tent which is a 60x60x140. I am now looking for recommendations for Lights, fans & filters. Once I get the whole setup sorted then I will then start looking into what soil, nutrients etc that i will need any recommendations on those would be amazing too! The budget for the lights, fans & filter is around £120 if that helps?! Light wise I would like to keep the heat/electric bill low don't fancy a knock on the door haha! Looking forward to talking with you (Supper excited for this, has took me 3years to convince the Girlfriend!!) and getting some answers! *Just to add I will be growing 1 plant maybe two but no more than that, Can you grow from start to finish with a full spec LED? I can also go more than 120 but that's a good starting point Cheers! JordySmoke
  15. I recently bought this grow tent and need advice on what else to buy, there are many bundles for sales with fans, lights etc but they are really expensive What would you recommend? All I have is the tent at the moment total newbie https://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Orchid-Hydro-Hydroponic-80x80x160/dp/B01LYTASLZ/ref=sr_1_9?s=outdoors&ie=UTF8&qid=1530424769&sr=1-9&keywords=black+orchid+grow+room
  16. Hi all I posted a few weeks back, asking for some help and advice as my friend (@maverick40b) and I are getting set-up for our first grow, we got some good feedback across the various posts we put up and some great help along the way. It seems like this has now been going on for a while but we believe we are now very close. We have put together an itinerary of the equipment we have gone for and think is necessary to get everything setup. This is now our final step before committing and spending alot of money on this, we would appreciate any feedback and advice from you guys, what do you think of the list? have we forgotten anything? would you change anything? reasons for changing any equipment? Any other valuable information? Itinerary • 1 x BudBox Pro - 1.2m x 2.4m x 2.0m • 2 x Adjusta-watt digital dimable 600w light kit • 2 x Easy Rolls & Hooks Set (Pair) • 2 x LUMii Heavy-Duty 24Hr Analogue Segmental Time Switch (for timed light switching) • 1 x Rhino Pro Carbon Filter 6" (150mm) x 12" (600mm) • 1 x Systemair RVK 150mm L1 In-line Duct Fan • 1 x 5 metre length of 150mm Flexi-Ducting Aluminium • 3 x Duct Clip 60-170mm • 1 x 5 metre length of Jack Chain 2.5mm Width • 1 x green power 6 way power box • 1 x Agrolab Digital Hygrometer / Thermometer • 8 x 12 litre Root Pouches • 8 x Round Pot Saucer (Black) 12 Inch • 2 x Plant Magic Plus Soil Supreme 50 Litres • 1 x Plant Magic Plus Oldtimer Organic Grow 1 Litre • 1 x Plant Magic Plus Oldtimer Organic Bloom 1 Litre 1 x Bucket (for mixing nutes) • 1 x 10ml Syringe with 0.5ml Graduations • 1 x 2 tube t5 propagation kit • 1 x pH and EC test kits thanks for taking the time to read through this post and we appreciate any feedback or advice given no matter how big or small. Happy 420 everyone
  17. Hi all, im new to the forum and excited to be here, a friend @maverick40band I are looking to start up a personal grow and are looking for some good advice/ information, we are fed up with unreliable, poor quality or overpriced products out there and would like to have a clean tasty reliable source of our own. At the moment we are completely undecided on the best way to set up our tent. Hydroponics or soil grow? Potsizes? Light types? Fan/ extractor sizes? Nutrients? We are looking at a 1.2 x 1.2 x 2.4 tent and would like to grow 8 plants, is this tent adequate for the quantity and if so what equipment is needed to setup the tent to achieve a perfect grow environment? We do have some ideas of our own but would like some fresh ideas from experienced growers to compare notes and to see if we are on the right lines. I won't tell you what we have in mind as i feel we will benefit more from the knowledge and experience of this forum. Any advice on the equipment you would recommend, what and where to buy from, things often not thought about when setting up, recommendations on soil or hydroponics (pros and cons), or just any information you would like to share would be greatly appreciated. We are fairly new to this, we have a couple of 1-2 plant grows under our belts, so we are looking for as much knowledge as possible. Thanks for taking the time to read my post and I look forward to hearing from you all.
  18. 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?
  19. Hey guys, i got a t5 flourecent tube for propagation but I can't seem to work out how I can hang this? The manufacturers instructions state you cab leave the light on top of the propogator lid because it's only 26w. Was worried that this might be a fire risk though. The only other thing I have is ratchet straps. Also wondering what is the best light schedule for seedlings? Help would be appreciated, thanks :-)
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  21. May I bend the ears of you guys that have the knowledge, 2 of my seeds popped, put them in soil and we have new life, got them in soil, in plastic cups, 1. how long under the lights for, is it 24 hrs or is it 18-6? 2. should I be watering every few days with just water? 3. do I need the fan on at this stage? 4. do I need extractor fan on too? I'll load up a photo later for your advice, thanks in advance you guys defo know your stuff.
  22. hi there peeps.had a blast over the festive period but its now time to get back down to the nitty gritty.im adding another 600w flower light to my 1.5x1.5x2 tent.but im not too sure how i will go about changing my setup in summer when i need to use cooltubes.has anybody got any drawings or diagrams to give me sum sort of pointers.cheers folks.peace out.
  23. Well hello there boys and girls I hope everyone is cool! Basically I've been quite lucky with my Home situation and now or in the near future at least I can get a small grow on! Nothing major but any advice and ideas are welcome. Basically my idea is 1 decent tent 1x1x2m or 2x1x2m in the loft extraction through chimney or possibly roof vents? 4ish plants in dirt which is what I am doing but also would like any advice on bigger grows up to 20 plants comparing long veg with small numbers compared to short veg with high numbers of plants. Also hydro verses soil? 1x 600w lights maybe 2 depending on yield\power usage and obviously added heat. What kind of plants to grow? Auto or not? Are they as potent And high yielding? I don't know what extraction I plan to use yet so any ideas again are welcome. All I know is my friend recently got on 3 auto flowers 8.5 oz,13.5oz and 16oz
  24. Hello Guys Just A Quick One Ive just germinated 4x photo seeds. in my veg tent i currently have some autoflowering seedlings under a blue spec light. would it harm the photos if i stick them in with the autos for veg ? the autos will be going in new tent in like 2-3weeks thanks guys
  25. Hi, looking for a bit of help I have been slowly building my grow rooms up my loft It is a bit of an annoying shape with the trusses going across but I have just built around them I have insulated the rafters using foil bubble insulation then built my rooms from 50mm celotex, hopefully this will be enough to keep a stable environment. I have a bit of an idea of how I want to kit out the rooms but obviously with very little experience ( I had a small drobe about 8 years ago, which wasn't very successful) I am not sure if it will all work or it is the best choice I only want to do this once and do it right.. I am hoping this is were the knowledge of UK420 will come and help Anyway onto the rooms, still need to finally seal them all up and put some liner down on the floors then figure away to stick some mylar to the walls Excuse the mess ( and the roughness ) it is still a work in progress Flowering room at the back and veg room to the left. I have a space to the left of the flowering room that I am going to use for a drying room, but this requires some more work. Flowering Room The dimensions are 118cm deep and 167cm wide Height is 195cm at the peak and 160cm at its lowest I want to run a light in between each of the trusses to allow the best light spread I am hoping for two 600w ? not sure if this will be to much and I would need to go with two 400w ? Hopefully I have the height to get away with 600w ? Fan size I have absolutely no idea, I understand I need a good sized fan to cope with the light and for the extra temps that loft growing brings. Noise is a concern as well, I basically don't want to hear it at all when the hatch is shut at the dead of night when it is silent in the house (and the neighbours) I am not sure if I can do this RVK`s in a box and acoustic ducting ? or do I need to be looking at quieter fans ? They will be connected up to a speed controller whether I build one or buy one I haven't decided yet Veg/Clone/Mum Room The dimensions are 118cm deep and 105cm wide Height is 160cm at its highest and 81cm at its lowest I have 51cm either side of the trusses Light wise for here initially I am planning on two 2ft T5`s for seedlings and clones Not sure on the light spread of the T5`s so would I need the 4 tube or could I use the 2 tube ? Once they have grown up a bit I am wanting to change the lights out for a hps / mh to veg them until they are ready to go into there final pots in the flowering room. not sure on the wattage I need to go for here and again fan size, which I suppose will depend on what wattage of light I want to run. Looking to get everything ordered up asap so I can get up and running, all ready picked up some physosister and no names during the ugorg 420 offer cant wait to give them a try Any help is well appreciated