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How to safely move your plants into a larger sized Grodan/Rockwool cube in a hydroponic system.
Here are some basics to consider when setting up a kick ass ventilation system for your grow such as how to choose the right fan, ideal temperature and humidity, all about fan mufflers/silencers and the best use of oscillating fans.
Nutrients can be a big mystery, but the basics are easy and you only have to think when something goes wrong. Here I explain the basics of how to pick a system, measuring and mixing your nutrients and other general tips.
Here is a quick and dirty run down of how to re-setup an ebb and flow hydroponic system after you have dismantled it for cleaning in between grows.
Here are the full stats for my second grow. Detailed information on nutrients and cycles, equipment and strains.
Before using Rockwool/Grodan cubes you should soak and condition them.
A free daily grow-room checklist you can laminate and use to keep your plants happy. Download the PDF now.
This is a good daily checklist for your grow room to ensure that your plants are happy. Print the short version and hang it in your grow room.
I have made some huge upgrades and changes to my grow room that I have made in preparation for the second grow. Here is a summary of what has happened.
Cleaning Hydroton for first time use in a bathtub using bleach.
Cleaning Hydroton for first time use in a shower using bleach.
Update on my third post about problems with my plants. Some leafs had developed holes and/or yellow spots that has now stopped. Today I found the cause, a bunch of white bugs in my reservoir water. Yuck!
Yesterday I noticed that my stalks have really grown! This grow is turning out to be much beyond any of my previous grows and my expectations.
Dope Diary 3 Update. Yesterday’s flush seems to have cleared up the issues on the leaves that I posted about in Plant Problems 3.
Update on my third post about problems with my plants. Some leafs are developing yellow spots that turn into holes. Still not sure what could be causing this, but have not found any bugs.
Dope Diary 2 Update. Today I flushed the system because I am continuing to have issues show up on the leaves. I also noticed extreme stem growth.
Third post about problems with my plants. Some leafs have developed yellow spots that then turn into holes or just holes when I first see them with yellow halos. Not sure what could be causing this, but did not find any bugs.
Update on my second post about problems with my plants. Some leafs had developed brown spots or edges, and a lot of them had brown tips and were curling up or under. These problems have cleared up, but have been replaced by others…
Second post about problems with my plants. Some leafs have developed brown spots or edges, and a lot of them have brown tips and are curling up or under.
My personal Excel spreadsheet for tracking your medical marijuana grow.