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Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-19-2021, 04:17 PM
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Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'd love to get some insight into this as well. ...

I'd love to get some insight into this as well.

It's certainly context related. Such as, how pure is your water source, the substrate choice, fertigation frequency, etc.

For me, I try to...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-19-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I was looking at the RO formula compared to the...

I was looking at the RO formula compared to the Hydro and is it just me or is the Ca in the RO from CalNit?

Other than the ratios being different, what would the advantage be?

I use rainwater...
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Me or him??

Me or him??
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
are you?? I mean seriously! Jeez!!

are you?? I mean seriously! Jeez!!
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'm pretty sure you already know the answer to...

I'm pretty sure you already know the answer to that.

More interesting was choosing the Titanic theme for his rally in Georgia
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Please don't confuse these retards with reality,...

Please don't confuse these retards with reality, it's not in their skillset.
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:03 AM
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Posted By ButterflyEffect
Sure they are cupcake

Sure they are cupcake
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:02 AM
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Posted By ButterflyEffect
Mass arrests of trump retards and sweeping...

Mass arrests of trump retards and sweeping legislation to prevent any of this from ever happening again
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-07-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I guess you know me since I'm anti trump. ...

I guess you know me since I'm anti trump.

GFY moron
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-06-2021, 11:58 PM
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Posted By ButterflyEffect
God willing, all of them

God willing, all of them
Forum: Speakers Corner 01-06-2021, 11:56 PM
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Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Like you could tell. Typical delusional response....

Like you could tell. Typical delusional response. I bet you don't understand how elections work either. Or anything at all really
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-04-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Let me know if you find anything. I'm still on...

Let me know if you find anything. I'm still on the case, as well
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-04-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Per BF, it's the same thing. AGT is marketed to...

Per BF, it's the same thing. AGT is marketed to commercial only and the Mr fulvic is for retail.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-04-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
From what I read, it has something to do with the...

From what I read, it has something to do with the Si promoting Ca uptake, maybe, I don't recall. I'm still trying to wrap my mind around all of this!
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-03-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
It's a good question, but I don't know anything...

It's a good question, but I don't know anything about that particular product.

That said, maybe we should be asking why we need to use agsil-type products to begin with.

Case in point, ever...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 01-03-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,665
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Damn! When I pull one of my rooms offline...

Damn!

When I pull one of my rooms offline later this, I'd like to see how these compare to my 315s. If I can not use AC like I do in the winter, I might be able to make a case for them.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-01-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I don't. I adjust nothing in any of my...

I don't.

I adjust nothing in any of my foliars. I add a touch of Mr fulvic and a couple of drops of Dr bonners soap. The soap, if you use it alone, will jack your pH to the 8-9 range. The fulvic...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-01-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I get the difference. That's how I figured that...

I get the difference. That's how I figured that it was the Biomin.

I actually learned more about this from more of your posts here and at the farm. If I recall, it was about how carbonates can...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-31-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
The way I understand it is that Si only uptakes...

The way I understand it is that Si only uptakes via the roots. And at that, only a very small amount(10ppm or less).

Perhaps the PM benefit comes from the Potassium. I sometimes spray Potassium...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-31-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'd have to experiment with that. I'd be afraid...

I'd have to experiment with that. I'd be afraid the vermi would fall out or that I just wouldn't get an accurate representation of how dry the media is.

Good food for thought. I have something to...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-30-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I use it weekly and up to the end of stretch. I...

I use it weekly and up to the end of stretch. I just thought I had read that Si doesn't penetrate well via a foliar. Either way, it's good to use and have on hand.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-30-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Ok. I misunderstood. Maybe one day I'll...

Ok. I misunderstood.

Maybe one day I'll migrate to something that is easier in the feeding department. I may very well do drippers, as I don't feel comfortable enough to tackle coco. I already...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-30-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
So, are you saying that people have run blumats...

So, are you saying that people have run blumats in perlite/vermiculite hempys?? I was of the understanding that they do not work. Am I wrong?

I mean, I could do drippers, but frankly I'd rather...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-29-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Another update... After cutting the Biomin...

Another update...

After cutting the Biomin in the mix and using the liquid smoke(PA) to drop the pH in the feed, I'm happy to report that the run off is between 5.6-6.0

Lesson here is you most...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-29-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
My understanding is that silica is not very...

My understanding is that silica is not very effective as a foliar. I thought I read that OO had said that here, but I can't recall. I still do a foliar of agsil weekly and up to day 14 in flower, but...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-29-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
It's a 4:1 perlite to vermiculite. And...

It's a 4:1 perlite to vermiculite.

And yeah, it's a royal backbreaker! Plus now it's winter and I don't use the ACs, so I open and close doors to the rooms to let the fans do their thing.

If I...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-28-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I use rainwater, so I do see swings. I might add...

I use rainwater, so I do see swings. I might add it as a surfactant to my IPM instead of the Dr Bonners soap. The soap increases my pH and I'm always trying to bring it down to around 6.0. The smoke...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-28-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Just something to be aware of when using this...

Just something to be aware of when using this product, it will drop your pH very low. I've been using it intermittently now for a few weeks and I'm eager to see how it works on smell and taste.

I...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-28-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'm not sure. I can't say I'm qualified to answer...

I'm not sure. I can't say I'm qualified to answer at this point. Either way, I'm coming to the conclusion that I'm causing more issues using in drench form. It'll stay as a foliar now. In fact, I'm...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-27-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Yeah maybe so! :watchplant:

Yeah maybe so! :watchplant:
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-27-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Hmm. Ok. makes sense. Thankfully I've lowered my...

Hmm. Ok. makes sense. Thankfully I've lowered my EC considerably(Never over 1.4 now) and I've dropped the Biomin except for foliars(It spikes my pH)

My only issue was the pH coming out much higher...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-27-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Thanks for the kind words. It's been a work in...

Thanks for the kind words. It's been a work in progress. Make no mistake, I started with some of the most awful record keeping. I went to a bunch of whiteboards(several of which I still use such as...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-27-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
How well would that work in perlite watered twice...

How well would that work in perlite watered twice a day? Would I do it daily?



That makes sense. I'd take that hit if I could run blumats with perlite. I miss them. Now I mix 3 5G buckets and...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-27-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Just to keep things recent. Here's a snap of the...

Just to keep things recent. Here's a snap of the recipes as of today. The Gypsum is blank until I figure it out...

https://i.imgur.com/2tiD4cJ.png
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-27-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Yep. Sure do. I'm at the point where I think the...

Yep. Sure do. I'm at the point where I think the Biomin was causing more problems than it was fixing. I've been using it everywhere for 3 months now and what I've noticed is if a bucket of feed sits...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-27-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Indeed baffles the mind. I've been trying...

Indeed baffles the mind.

I've been trying to study up on how all of the elements interact while keeping it in context to the substrate, lighting and VPD.

Plants seem mostly ok, but not...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-26-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'm using about 2ml/G. Works out to be about...

I'm using about 2ml/G. Works out to be about 60ppm(10N, 50Ca)

And yes, it drives the pH through the roof if it sits for any period of time. I mix 5G buckets and hand feed a veg room and 3 flower...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I picked up the concentrate idea from someone...

I picked up the concentrate idea from someone here and put my own spin on it. I always have 2 sets of gallons. The one I'm using and the next set. This way there's never a doubt as to solubility.
...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Do you keep detailed logs? I've been slowly...

Do you keep detailed logs? I've been slowly building toward it, but I'm really terrible at it! I've just created spreadsheets the I update with my numbers for every phase. When I mix my concentrates,...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I'm already down about 15% just since I...

I'm already down about 15% just since I introduced the mr fulvic!

As for the micros, I'd really like to avoid messing with them until I'm ready to completely mix my own.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Lol. I think you were editing your post while I...

Lol. I think you were editing your post while I was writing mine! I followed you pretty good, actually.

I forgot to mention the I tried dropping the Mag in Veg, but plants did not like it at all....
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
So far, I can't say anything yet about the...

So far, I can't say anything yet about the growmore, as I haven't dialed anything in wrt to the Ca, but in theory it's promising. It's on ebay at $32/Qt, so it gets used as a foliar only. Works well...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-25-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Total as in total extra Ca or actual total? ...

Total as in total extra Ca or actual total?

In veg now I'm running 131ppm just with the Jacks & Calnit alone and that's at a 1.25EC. In transition and stretch it's 147ppm at a 1.4EC.

From some...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-24-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Just got the gypsum finally. Doing a test now for...

Just got the gypsum finally. Doing a test now for strength.

1/4tsp in 4 cups of water comes out to ~600ppm. Divided by 4 should be what it is for a gallon, correct? That would be ~150ppm @ 1/4...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Did that runoff in room 1 and veg this am. ...

Did that runoff in room 1 and veg this am.

Flower 1 = pH in 5.8; Out 7.0 -- ppm in 725; Out 1030
Veg = pH in 4.6; Out 7.2 -- ppm in 655; Out 1060

I just don't know how to decipher this. In...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
You know, I didn't even check EC. I'll check the...

You know, I didn't even check EC. I'll check the first room in a few minutes and the other one later. Now I'm in hempys, so there's obviously going to be runoff. The feed doesn't really have any...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-24-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Thanks! This is very informative. I've been...

Thanks! This is very informative.

I've been using Biomin calcium, but it also spikes my pH, especially in buckets that I mix, but don't fully use right away like for Veg. I also have the Growmore...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-24-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,682
Posted By ButterflyEffect
i Agree on it being too hot. I've been...

i

Agree on it being too hot. I've been actively tweaking the recipes for a few weeks now. I range from 1.2-1.4EC as of today. I think the mr fulvic created less need for a higher feed.

Is the...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By ButterflyEffect
I checked the pH of two of my rooms today. The...

I checked the pH of two of my rooms today. The room in question(Day 40) was pH in =5.8; pH out = 6.4. The other room(Day 4) pH in = 5.8; pH out = 7.1

Not sure what to make of that yet, but at...
Forum: Speakers Corner 12-22-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 65,123
Posted By ButterflyEffect
Maybe because this wasn't just a relief bill....

Maybe because this wasn't just a relief bill. 900B was Corona relief related and 1.4T was the end-of-year omnibus spending bill that keeps the government operating until the end of the year. The...
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