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Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-18-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Speed of green
https://www.littlegreenhouse.com/heat-calc.shtml ...

https://www.littlegreenhouse.com/heat-calc.shtml

my greenhouses are 20Wx130Lx17H or 2600sf

takes about 135000btu to raise it from 50-70's

if you have good airflow 70% humidity can be okay,...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-17-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Speed of green
4k watts is going to pull 28 amps, so probably...

4k watts is going to pull 28 amps, so probably figure a 35-40amp breaker.

The wire gauge needed for 60amps in aluminum is #4 not to be confused with 4/0

the wire pictured looks like it could...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 01-11-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Speed of green
air filled porosity test ...

air filled porosity test
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=6958974&postcount=731
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=6958966&postcount=179
capillary rise test...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-10-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Speed of green
If you are in a hot humid environment then a...

If you are in a hot humid environment then a pellet stove is probably a bad idea.

if you are trying to lower humidity when its warm and dry outside then exhaust fans are the ticket.

When...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-10-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Speed of green
I had some leaves that looked similar due to...

I had some leaves that looked similar due to nutrient lockout from cold temps.

your issue may not be from temps but it could be from a lockout.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-10-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Speed of green
bleach pool shock SM-90 any of these...

bleach
pool shock
SM-90

any of these will work.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 01-10-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Speed of green
I agree with this. 40% for two weeks and...

I agree with this.

40% for two weeks and you could have an extremely dry product that crumbles to dust.

You could seal the tent up and set your exhaust fan to vent the tent every hour or so...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Speed of green
The nya looks like it has a couple weeks left. ...

The nya looks like it has a couple weeks left.

You can get an inexpensive microscope or jewelers loupe 30-200x range and look at the trichomes to tell when the plant is finished.

The gamla...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Speed of green
good job! temperature is important and will...

good job! temperature is important and will impact yield and potency.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Speed of green
you could use a diaphragm pump, high pressure,...

you could use a diaphragm pump, high pressure, low volume. i can run 85 sprayers on my 5.5gpm pump.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Speed of green
30x15x15 thats small, really small. you could...

30x15x15 thats small, really small. you could easily replicate this for much much much less.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Speed of green
You could wire a DPDT relay to the trigger cords...

You could wire a DPDT relay to the trigger cords on your flip boxes. This will only allow one system on at a time.

The breaker should prevent from drawing too much current.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-08-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Speed of green
The additional contactors are redundant if you...

The additional contactors are redundant if you already have two light boxes.

you could simply run a conductor to one light box and then another conductor "jumper" from the first light box to the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-08-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Speed of green
geo-textile is one route for ground cover its...

geo-textile is one route for ground cover its breathable and works well, although it can get expensive... my greenhouses have road base, it was inexpensive, compacts well and keeps dust down and it...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-07-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Speed of green
You can maintain ambient air temp with 2x...

You can maintain ambient air temp with 2x exchanges per minute.

so if you had a 3m3 tent you would aim for a fan/filter combo capable of 6m3 per minute.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-07-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Speed of green
i would get one reducer from an 8" fan to the 6"...

i would get one reducer from an 8" fan to the 6" ducting. i dont think going back and forth between 8 and 6 would benefit you.

This system is all 8" i think the fan is like 750cfm.


i think...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-06-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,540
Posted By Speed of green
Media source & brand, new or reused? water...

Media source & brand, new or reused?

water source and e.c if tap or well

feed e.c & ph

runoff e.c and PH

temps
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-06-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,540
Posted By Speed of green
stupid question but are you getting runoff in the...

stupid question but are you getting runoff in the solo cups and letting them dry out between waterings?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Speed of green
600's are your best bet with those ceiling...

600's are your best bet with those ceiling heights.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Speed of green
Yes you can still move enough air, depending on...

Yes you can still move enough air, depending on the fans capacity and how you have it setup.

The ducts dont like to be "sucked" through, they kink and restrict airflow.

This is my old setup,...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Speed of green
So each LED is 240v and it has its own ballast...

So each LED is 240v and it has its own ballast with its own 240v cord?

you want to plug all of these cords into a device that turns them on at the same time?

you can get a 240v direct...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Speed of green
You could replace the 30a breaker with a 60a, as...

You could replace the 30a breaker with a 60a, as long as the draw on the main is not more than 100a at any given time you are fine.

The wire in the picture looks like 10ga at the most, they could...
Forum: New Growers 01-04-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By Speed of green
highest yielding autos ive heard of are about...

highest yielding autos ive heard of are about 112g, im sure there are higher but i would say this is a great yield for an autoflower. id take photoperiod plants over autos.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-30-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,390
Posted By Speed of green
those look lush and happy!

those look lush and happy!
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-28-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Speed of green
What specifically are you wanting to know about...

What specifically are you wanting to know about what works and what doesnt?

Sorry i just dont want to write a lengthy answer to a question you didnt ask.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-28-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
i was thinking of putting the rootballs in...

i was thinking of putting the rootballs in containers with some pond enzyme, the perlite will break down after a few runs, the mvp should be good indefinitely.

ill let you know how it works out.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-26-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By Speed of green
you could put one bracken on the bottom side, and...

you could put one bracken on the bottom side, and one on the top. its kinda double the hassle but if you were having guests or something you could latch both before they come over.

good luck,...
Forum: Growing in Greenhouses 12-25-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,323
Posted By Speed of green
what kind of heater are you using? natural gas?

what kind of heater are you using? natural gas?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-24-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 57,773
Posted By Speed of green
Thanks man, Ive been tossing around the idea of...

Thanks man, Ive been tossing around the idea of starting a thread for this project. Idk if it belongs in the indoor hydro section or the greenhouse section...

Maybe ill just do a Grow diary.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-24-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By Speed of green
Not an arts and crafts expert, but here it goes. ...

Not an arts and crafts expert, but here it goes.

Im sure you could find an easy way to lock the pin.

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=72002&pictureid=1811468...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-24-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,390
Posted By Speed of green
Yeah im at about the same stage as you, checked...

Yeah im at about the same stage as you, checked trics today and about 50/50 cloudy, not a single amber one though.

did you have a request for purple or just wanted to run it?

i have a couple...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-23-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,390
Posted By Speed of green
You about ready to chop?

You about ready to chop?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-23-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 57,773
Posted By Speed of green
posting these pictures by request. 15 plant...

posting these pictures by request.

15 plant sites per system
27gal HD tote control bucket
275gal IBC tote for volume tank.

standard pump and plant bucket setup.

7 gal feed pans
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-22-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Speed of green
way to think outside the box, im sure a lot of...

way to think outside the box, im sure a lot of cabinet growers are feeling the chill right now.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-22-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
yeah youre on the right track, those two things...

yeah youre on the right track, those two things definitely go hand in hand..

the overwatering was in the beginning of veg, the plants were 6" tall clones and had an under developed root system..
...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-22-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
I will try to look for a whole house filter or...

I will try to look for a whole house filter or something along those lines to reduce overall PPM's of the tap water.

Also ill stick to the 1:.67 ratio on the jacks and make minor adjustments to...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-21-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
A couple overall shots, maybe you can see...

A couple overall shots, maybe you can see something ive overlooked.

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=72002&pictureid=1810781...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-21-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
more pictures ...

more pictures

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=72002&pictureid=1810756 https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=72002&pictureid=1810755...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-21-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 92,279
Posted By Speed of green
Ive got some plants in PPK's, they are 61 days...

Ive got some plants in PPK's, they are 61 days into flower.

Temperature has never gotten over 85f the entire grow, night time temps are not ideal, the last few nights have been dipping to 50-55
...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-20-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By Speed of green
can you access the top of the cabinet? you...

can you access the top of the cabinet?

you could put an L bracket on the door and have a pin that slides down through the top of the cabinet into the bracket.

That should keep kids and short...
Forum: New Growers 12-19-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By Speed of green
https://youtu.be/8Yqw_f26SvM I think you...

https://youtu.be/8Yqw_f26SvM

I think you have a blueberry toxicity, very common under LED's
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-19-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
I think the 630W CMH would be a good fit for your...

I think the 630W CMH would be a good fit for your space, if i grew under artificial light still i would be looking at these or DIY LED's. The led's pay for themselves in a few years i believe.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-19-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Speed of green
I dont know anything about the unit you describe,...

I dont know anything about the unit you describe, however i will add my personal opinion on something that i consider close to this topic.

I am a simple person and i like redundancy, combo...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-19-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Speed of green
The plant definitely looks indica leaning/short...

The plant definitely looks indica leaning/short squat/fat leaves. i would guess you have a shorter finishing strain than advertised. Honestly it doesnt really look like a haze, to me anyway. maybe...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-19-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Speed of green
the plant is finished flowering and its dying,...

the plant is finished flowering and its dying, pulling all available stored nutrients from the leaves. keeping them green till the chop should not be a goal. the yellowing/fade is a desired...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-18-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,390
Posted By Speed of green
i plan to transplant the 1 gal coco starts into...

i plan to transplant the 1 gal coco starts into turface & perlite ppk's.

itll be my first try at it, but with a larger air gap initially i think it should work out.

any thoughts?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-17-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,390
Posted By Speed of green
This is my favorite type of frustration, it will...

This is my favorite type of frustration, it will keep you on your toes next round. Not to say you weren't vigilant on these, i think you did everything in your power.

You had a rough start with...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-14-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
i dont know much about air cooled DE's other than...

i dont know much about air cooled DE's other than the bulb has to stay hot or you will have some spectrum loss.

you could rig up a house filter from HD, or you could get some 40/50 micron mesh. ...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
ask yourself this. is there a reason to...

ask yourself this.

is there a reason to keep the lung room?

you could tear down the wall and still only run 2 lights, then in the future if you want to expand and run CMH or LED or SE bulbs...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-13-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
you will be exhausting your a/c this way & you...

you will be exhausting your a/c this way & you will not be able to use CO2 in the future if you ever wish to.

you can always play around with the ducting later, but if you were to intake and...
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