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Vindi

Bud boost accelerators

Hi everyone,

 

Im currently in week 4 of flower and have just ran out of canna boost accelerator, its done a decent job but was wondering if there was other good alternatives to it as its quite expensive?

Its £50 a litre and im currently using about 80-100ml per feed so im hoping theres something just as good out there for a lower cost

 

If anyone can help it would be appreciated.

 

Thanks,

Vindi

 

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Not sure if its the same as what you have been using, but I like Mills C4.  Organic feed for weeks 3-5, still £40 a litre though.

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I dont use any boost at all now mate as its not needed ime 

 

A cheaper version is hesi boost if you want an alternative though

 

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3 minutes ago, bubbly82 said:

I dont use any boost at all now mate as its not needed ime 

 

Fairplay. 

What's you're method then? Biotabs? 

 

Just a n00b gathering expertise. 

Many Thanks 

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Shogun boost is an alternative, which costs a lot less.

 

Have a look mate.

 

I have used boosts in the past but cant tell you if they are any good or not because i have changed strains and setup each grow.

 

Personally i would refrain from listening to anyone who hasn't run the same strain over, with and without a boost. Most people on here will tell you they are overpriced, and not necessary. Until i have tested for myself in controlled tests i wont know. 

 

Now i have a mother plant i am going to run a few tests myself. Only way to really know for sure. Just ordered some Shogun Boost myself due to  cost, and low dilution rate.

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@Stashmonger i only use canna a&b as my feed, rhizotonic added through veg stage then i add cannazym from late veg through 12/12 pretty much til flush 

 

I used to use boost but ive found it can affect the end flavour

 

If your setup/environment is spot on then thats boost in itself 

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@Alan Johnson i used to swear by boosts mate but ive done green poison with and without boost and got similar results both times, and black d.o.g this time there were so many more crystals without using boost

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Never used boosts. Been growing out the same pheno for over a decade so its easy (for me) to see what improvements might happen when I change anything. I use soil but for the past couple of years settled in H and G batmix, 1L of worm castings per 10 of soil and use only organic flower feeds, biobizz, oldtimes. Try to use 18L pots and keep veg to maybe 4 weeks so there is plenty of nutes in the soil, more so with extra bat guano and worm castings.

 

What improves environment no end is better extraction/intake, better lighting. Saw amazing improvements with CMH lighting over HPS.

 

I used to hear a lot about boosters, some work great but wipe out the taste of the bud! Think they are banned. The nasty stuff a dodgy grow shop worker will pull from under the shelf. A mate bought some in the early 90s and it ruined an entire crop. Turned it rock hard, wiped out the smell and taste and gave twice the yield of shitty tasting moody bud.

 

PK 12/13 and its variants are fair play in hydro. All I ever needed for a bloom boost in soil.

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