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  1. Hey guys. Hope you're all doing well. I've been reading this great forum loads and particularly Serpents guide to growing autos in soil to help me get started with my first grow. I have got 3 Lemon auto seedlings from Seedsman in a prop in my tent (120x120x60cm) up in the loft now. I cracked the seeds in tap water (ph roughly 7.2-7.4) and then placed them in Root Riot cubes and placed them in my electric prop. After a couple of days, they had popped so I turned on my 1000w Philzon Cree COB LED on the half-beam setting at a distance of 24 inches, 24hr schedule. The following day there was a long root poking through the bottom of the Root Riots so I transplanted them into small pots (the ones that came with my prop - think they're about 0.3L). I sprinkled the Root Riots with myco funghi and filled the pots up with neat BioBizz All-Mix that I lightly sprayed with tap water beforehand. It's now been 6 days since they popped and I am worried that they will not be ready to transplant into their final pots at the 7-10 day mark. They have not seemed to do much for the last few days and the leaves on 2 in particular of them have started to look curled and crispy on the edges. I have been keeping the soil moist with a spray bottle of tap water and at a steady temperature of between 25-27c. I know my tap water ph is a little high, but I read a thread on here by OldTimer1 that mentioned that my soil should buffer this to a more acceptable ph. I do have a bottle of ph-Down on hand in case I need to lower my ph. I have also read that Biobizz All-Mix may be too nutrient-rich for seedlings. Should I go buy some Light-Mix and quickly transplant them into that perhaps? Can any of you esteemed growers give a noob some advice on what I'm doing wrong? Any help would be very much appreciated. Pictures below for reference; This is the healthiest looking of the 3; This one is not looking so great (the wire is a probe for my electric prop); This one is not rooking so good at all now;
  2. Hi there, too start off ill tell you I have never tried to start from seed before, and haven't touched a plant in over ten years. I recently got some bits off a mate for free so here I am. Problem is I can't get my seeds to rise to the surface of the soil. I've used 4 seeds out of 9 now and dont want to loose anymore if I'm making a stupid mistake. I soaked the first 2 seeds in a glass of water for 24 hours them transfered to presoaked soil and left in a heated propogater. Temps around 27.c inside but pots are directly on the base of the propagator. After 2 weeks nothing. So iv tried again with another 2 1 in the paper towel method and one with jilust straight into presoaked soil. The paper towel ones tap root sprouted in 48hrs and after about 1cm transplanted to soil. 2 weeks again and nothing. Is there something simple here im missing. I haven't turned my light on yet as waiting for them to show. There in biobizz light mix. Thinking to get a small t5 to keep above the propergator?? The first two I put clingfilm over to help humidity.
  3. Hi, I have a 60*60*90 prop tent and 2 bars of T5 (24w). Extraction is a 5" bathroom fan so I can maintain 25*C in there. I either cook seeds or they end up very leggy. Is there an ideal distance I should keep between seedlings and T5 light? Starting to get fucked off with myself now, I'm spending a fortune on beans! Any advice welcome, Ta
  4. Hi All, Looking for some advice on the supplied photos - the seedlings don’t look great, a little shrivelled and some loss of colour. 100w LED on min setting 24-26c 70-80% rh Only using clonex as a foliar feed atm
  5. Hi all just wondering what you’d suggest, I’m looking at ventilation for my propagation/clone/veg tent. I was hoping I could just use a pc fan as it’s only 0.90x0.90x0.60 but now I’m worried if there will be a smell at all, baring in my mind I have smoked weed in this room for the best part of 5 years already so a small linger isn’t the end of the world, if not I’d want it as silent as possible and I know hard but cheap at under £50
  6. 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
  7. Hi, finally signed up! im getting a dp90 for propagation and veg, I’m thinking of T5 lights, will I need a 4 tube one or could I get away with a 2 tube? Baring in mind I will have 10 plants vegging at one time sometimes. Would cfl be a more viable option as sometimes the temp in the grow space goes down to 14 degrees or would a tube heater suffice with the T5 because it’s such a small space? many thanks
  8. Hi 420. Yeah so, as the title says. Clones growing..... but no roots! Took cuttings from 9 lemon haze plants, took 14 altogether. I cut them at a 45 degree angle then placed them in clonex bottle, dripping a little in the holes of the root riots. I then placed them in the propagator 10” under my 300 watt cfl.... I originally had the propagator plugged in for the first 3 days, but the temps were going up to around 30 - 33 c so I unplugged it and they went down to 23 - 28 c. 12 days later there’s still no roots showing, although they are growing/stretching?? anyone have any idea why they’re not taking? I’ve done them previously using exactly the same method and had roots showing after 7 - 10 days? any feedback appreciated. Thanks
  9. 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
  10. Hello UK420 I’ve got a Soma NYCD seed, and a few others that I’m impatient to get started, but I’m currently Flowering some Sensi Jack Herer, Purple Bud and some Arjan’s Strawberry Haze with at least 14 days to go and I only have one tent. What are people’s thoughts on propagating my new ones as usual, making sure they pop, then putting them on the windowsill until my others have finished before transferring them to the tent? Will it do them any harm other than a bit of slow growth and maybe stretch? I’m in the North, and the weather’s grim and grey. Cheers!
  11. Hey all, I'm just embarking on my first grow from seed... Have soaked them in water until they cracked, paper toweled them until tap roots are there, popped them in to root riot blocks. They're under T5 lighting in a propagator and am feeding them with low dose Katana root feed. They're about an inch or so tall now and the cotyledon leaves are starting to sprout.. So all good news so far! Questions - How long to keep them under 24 hr lights When to pot them up What to pot them up in to (going in to flood and drain hydro in peddles) And any other wise words of advice would be great fully received Cheers in advance BKB
  12. I have a DP90 propagation tent with a 4 tube T5 Lightwave unit. im concerned that the temperature for the just sprouted seeds is too high, the t5's are about 6" above the seedlings and im seeing temperatures of 30-33 deg c. is this temp ok? or should i raise the T5's up another 6" or so.?
  13. Hi all, this is my second attempt at a grow. The first one was great until they turned hermy. I'm using DWC, mainly because it's what I have access to currently. This time I'm falling at the very first hurdle and would appreciate ANY help whatsoever. I obtained 4 healthy Green Poison cuttings in rock wool and they were transported in a car (inside a plastic propagator) for 5 hours in normal temperature. I placed them in the corner of my tent inside the prop away from the direct light. The temp in the tent is 21 ish and the humidity is around 47%. I have a Can Fan keeping the air circulated amd the are getting 18/6. I have ensured the rock wool stayed moist but 3 weeks on and there are still no roots showing through. The lower leaves are dying but there are tiny new healthy leaves appearing from the top. Do I just need to give them more time?
  14. Ay up... I have two small tents 80x80x160 both ready for harvest in about 5 weeks. I have just got a small propagation tent 60x60x90. What I want to know, is when to plant seeds ready for the next grow......I want to get plants ready, in the propagator, to pot up into final pots and put into the two bigger tents ASAP after harvesting the last lot..? Thanks......growing for oil meds and so need to maximise growing time.... J45
  15. Do you get better results from seeds or cuttings ? Had my first go with seeds did not crop as well as expected ok but not good asking round i am being told cuttings always do better second or third gen do best any truth in this advise please