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Sal81

5 days my plants alone !

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Hi guys I need a little advice , 

I must to leave my 3 auto's alone for 5 days ... Unfortunately nobady will be here to give them water ! Any advice ? Please! 

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I was thinking to leave the light more higher than normally and low the power from 400watt. To 250 watt .. just to allow water to dry slow ! 

Any tips Someone can give me ? 

Does worth leave a water bottle with a needle hole on the top opposed down in the soil ? Does anyone ever try it ? 

Thanks :smokin:

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What size pots? How large are the plant?

If they're in large pots and not too big you should get away with a good drenching. 

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This picture are from 1 weeks ago ! 

 

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12 litre size pot !

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I think even on 250w they might wilt without feed/water.

I presume your growing in soil or coco. Cover the tops of the pots with plastic to stop evaporation and put a normal house light in. Give them a good watering, maybe even an inch in the saucers if you use them.

Unless you can fix up an auto watering system all you can do is prepare them for no watering for that 5 days.

 

You might get away with it looking at the size.

 

This what I have done but with photo periods. Don't know how an auto would be affected.

 

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Just turn the light off before you go away, they should be fine. :) 

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Just give them a soaking until water runs off, let them stand in run off for half an hour and they'll do 5 days easy. Probably appreciate the peace! 

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Thanks guys ! 

What do you guys think about the bottle of water with a needle hole on the top opposed down stick in the soil ! 

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Muppet they are still small for water the pot till run off ! 

Only 20 days old ! 

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Blumat make a system designed to water house plants whilst you are away on holiday

 

Plenty of videos on YouTube worth looking into when I looked at it last time it was quite cheap and would do the job for a 5 day holiday 

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They'll love it, don't faff about with water bottles, just give 'em a soaking! 

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38 minutes ago, Sal81 said:

Muppet they are still small for water the pot till run off ! 

Only 20 days old ! 

 

You should be doing a proper wet/dry cycle regardless of age. 

 

A pot that size could go 10/12 days without a watering if it's not rooted out. 

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Don't know what your light cycle is......but if you drop the hours of light(less evaporation and coverpots with hay or something.......with these it should work & as you say raise light. You want a mate to pop round:blow:

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Light cycle 19/5 :yinyang:

What is you advise ? 

Go to 12/12 till I'm away ??

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Mate im on day 19 and still havent watered my auto lol..

 

If u water her before u go i cant see it drying out in 5 days unless its really hot in ur groom. 

 

By the looks of your soil u need to read into wet/dry cycle like tig said :)

 

 

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