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Forum: Organic Soil 07-15-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Sailor, have you heard of KNF? Korean Natural...

Sailor, have you heard of KNF? Korean Natural Farming? You may want to look it up, there's a lot of information there you'll enjoy. :) Fermented plant extracts and more.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-15-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,482
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Awesome. Ty :D

Awesome. Ty :D
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 07-15-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 104
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, the healthier the plant the more quickly it...

Yes, the healthier the plant the more quickly it adapts to the lighting change. When it's healthy enough, temp/RH changes are much less stressful than spectrum. I'm looking for the data on what's...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-15-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 788,257
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
So far, in my limited experience, I prefer more...

So far, in my limited experience, I prefer more light sources over fewer. Better penetration, more evenly spaced coverage, additional side lighting increases, there are a lot of benefits.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 07-14-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 104
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Hardening Off Indoor Veg Plants: What LED Spectrum/Intensity Allows Direct to Outside

Anyone who's moved indoor plants to outdoor knows what I'm talking about. The sun is a different spectrum than most indoor lighting, and making the transition from indoor to outdoor can be rough....
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,482
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, without using r/o I have zero advice for...

Yes, without using r/o I have zero advice for you. Local well/tap water can change in consistency through the seasons, and can be vastly different even a few miles away.

I use r/o for creating the...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-14-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,406
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Considering the stark difference in quality...

Considering the stark difference in quality between what I can grow, and the occasional "fire" I've come across the last 30 years? They better be different. My methods may be questionable, I may have...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-14-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,482
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Please re-read the first post a few times before...

Please re-read the first post a few times before asking another question.

:thank you:
Forum: New Growers 07-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Welcome to ICMag!! :D Start reading the...

Welcome to ICMag!! :D

Start reading the stickies in every sub-forum that applies to you. There's a ton of information to go through, and yes it's a bit late in the season. Unless you're already a...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-13-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Welcome to ICMag!! :D

Welcome to ICMag!! :D
Forum: Well Wishes 07-13-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 92
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
OH yeah! :D Congrats

OH yeah! :D
Congrats
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-13-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
"THE" cut of ECSD reeks so bad it's amazing. It's...

"THE" cut of ECSD reeks so bad it's amazing. It's been around for what... 20 years now? 100yds from my house and you could smell what seemed like a "FIELD" of cannabis growing. It was 4 plants,...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-13-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,406
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This is a good point, ty. In my opinion, most...

This is a good point, ty. In my opinion, most people are growing cannabis incorrectly in the first place. Flushing makes only a small difference when cannabis is grown incorrectly.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-13-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
We'll have to agree to disagree then. In my...

We'll have to agree to disagree then. In my opinion, it does not take a special plant to produce superior quality. Every plant can be grown to be superior quality for the genetics they are. This may...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
ppm depends on the genetics first, then...

ppm depends on the genetics first, then environment. I usually run between 650 to 750ppm, though rarely do I exceed 700ppm. I use a .5 conversion meter, so my numbers are even lower than a .7...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-13-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,482
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I top of with straight r/o, or other water which...

I top of with straight r/o, or other water which is <14ppm. Remember, the swing happens due to the plants using up nutrients. Wait till it hits the end of the healthy pH range, then use your...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-12-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,406
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Cannabis actually has a stronger response than...

Cannabis actually has a stronger response than grapes to environmental changes. Lots of information out there on the subject to suck up. ;)

Facts are, 50% of the population has up to an average...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-12-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Ok, that's a bit more clear. I've been through...

Ok, that's a bit more clear. I've been through several states, through dispensaries for 10+ years in several states, and have been sourcing cannabis for 30+ years.

Most experienced tokers I've...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 07-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Images too large, passed up this thread. :( Looks...

Images too large, passed up this thread. :( Looks good though...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-12-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yar... keep a tight light schedule for the next...

Yar... keep a tight light schedule for the next few weeks. You may be ok, it's all up to your genetics.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-12-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,406
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Just one of many points of confusion in the...

Just one of many points of confusion in the cannabis world. Ty prohibition efforts!! :D


I find the use of the word 'bud' in a 'scientific' paper to be cute. ;)
I would like to know the accuracy...
Forum: Propagation 07-12-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Sprout the seeds. Chop the first 5-6" cutting...

Sprout the seeds.
Chop the first 5-6" cutting on each, label well and root under 12/12 lighting.
Flower the males, collect, dry and properly store the pollen.
Flower the females.
Pollinate...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 07-12-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
What I get from the reading I've done, is the...

What I get from the reading I've done, is the main event was sidetracking the session into a racial disparity issue.

Look, if YOUR law enforcement has poorly enforced cannabis laws then YOUR law...
Forum: Mars Hydro 07-12-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
7-10 Couple pics... one showing there's pollen in...

7-10 Couple pics... one showing there's pollen in the room. This is not a seed run, so they'll have to fend for themselves. lol
...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-12-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This is interesting. What is the typical response...

This is interesting. What is the typical response from people when you share it with them? Do they agree it's as good or better than anything else you grow (quality wise), and beats anything else...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-12-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
GH Flora, Maxibloom, Floralicious+, mag sulfate,...

GH Flora, Maxibloom, Floralicious+, mag sulfate, r/o, correct temps, enough o2. I've not had slime issues in years, it's a matter of keeping conditions clean. :)
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 07-12-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Race Card Pulled in Congressional Committee to End Federal Prohibition

What a farce, and shame on those who're doing it. Yes, there is definite racial disparity in law enforcement. Making cannabis illegal to control non-whites is NOT the issue in today's society. After...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-12-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I literally have not had slime problems for years...

I literally have not had slime problems for years with DWC, with the last few episodes from the hygrozyme samples.

What I'm interested in is a healthier plant in hydro, healthier clones mums and...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-12-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Neck and neck... with small rocks trailing by...

Neck and neck... with small rocks trailing by quite a distance. Thoroughly enjoying the conversation, thank you. ;)
Forum: Hashish 07-11-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
What is your end goal with the resin? What you...

What is your end goal with the resin? What you want the resin for will change how you want to approach this. Edibles? I like to make dry ice hash, then do an ethanol extraction. Isopropyl is cheap...
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 07-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Here are LED flowers grown under toooo intense...

Here are LED flowers grown under toooo intense light for a few weeks. First week was under HPS, remaining has been under the new Mars Hydro TSW-2000, a 300w white LED.

this is at about...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-11-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 788,257
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
No. You will reach a point of diminishing...

No. You will reach a point of diminishing returns. Once you exceed maximum light intensity, the flowers start growing smaller and more compact. They weigh less and your yield suffers.

(Edit: A...
Forum: Propagation 07-11-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
There are actually a few threads recently on...

There are actually a few threads recently on doing what you're thinking about. Anyone have the links handy?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-11-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Appreciate everyone sharing, it's definitely a...

Appreciate everyone sharing, it's definitely a subject with a lot of variables.

The clarification of what your goals are is a very good point, englishrick. While I made the post from the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-10-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
You Can Have Maximum Yield --AND-- Maximum Quality in Every Harvest

I don't believe you can have maximum yield for your wattage... AND maximum quality possible for your strain. In my experience the two are mutually exclusive.

In my opinion, you can have great...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-10-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Nice :) There's a ton of great info in the coco...

Nice :) There's a ton of great info in the coco sub-forum :D
Forum: Mars Hydro 07-10-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Dangit... lemme give ya something for that...

Dangit... lemme give ya something for that popcorn. Thanks for the reminder https://www.icmag.com/ic/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

7-3

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Forum: Hydro Grow LEDs 07-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,808
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Most people seem to have missed the fact BIG...

Most people seem to have missed the fact BIG TERPS 420 flowers were not grown using an HGL light, but was it really necessary to edit out my "They look veeerrry tasty next to the HGL leafy flowers"...
Forum: Hydro Grow LEDs 07-09-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,808
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I'll have to sample some flowers from a competent...

I'll have to sample some flowers from a competent grower, the photos just look too leafy for me. Your description does point to quantity, and that's really not my bag. No worries, your lights are not...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-09-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I'm actually against oils, but yes castor,...

I'm actually against oils, but yes castor, probably corn and a whole lot of other oils do the same thing without an active ingredient in them. Neem has azadirachtin which becomes systemic for much...
Forum: Speakers Corner 07-08-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 882
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I quit watching puppet shows years ago. My blood...

I quit watching puppet shows years ago. My blood pressure is quite stable. ;)
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-08-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Was the coco flushed first? Lots of it has a very...

Was the coco flushed first? Lots of it has a very high starting ppm, unless you wash it.
Forum: Hydro Grow LEDs 07-08-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,808
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
A bit tight there, no? One of the main advantages...

A bit tight there, no? One of the main advantages of LEDs is the ability to tune spectrum according to the needs of the grower. Would it not be better to say "results only with HGL default spectrum"...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 07-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I harvest my cannabis when it is ripe. It has the...

I harvest my cannabis when it is ripe. It has the longest and most potent effects. Anything else, for me, is sad. Too early and it does not last and has limited effects, too late and it's sleepy and...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
So far? Several million people seem to have...

So far? Several million people seem to have sensitivities to it, when it's been absorbed by cannabis and then smoked/ingested. It causes symptoms almost identical to Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome...
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 07-08-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Beautiful! Really appreciate the sharing. :D

Beautiful! Really appreciate the sharing. :D
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-08-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
If you use neem oil, please let the end users...

If you use neem oil, please let the end users know. I, and a growing number of others, will say no thank you. If you have to use oil, use a horticultural oil which is neem and azadirahctin free. Ty :D
Forum: Toker's Den 07-08-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,040
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
LSD has a profound effect on the brain, where...

LSD has a profound effect on the brain, where deeply ingrained programming can be formed by emotional situations. This is why you can find many people who seem 'damaged' by their use of it.
...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-08-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 788,257
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
They're that cheap for a reason, their efficiency...

They're that cheap for a reason, their efficiency is about the same, or slightly better, than HPS. I've been watching much better results with people using SIL arrays and strip LEDs. :)
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-07-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,316
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, like micro brews there will be a market for...

Yes, like micro brews there will be a market for quality cannabis. The $1/Kilo will be Marlboro quality, so top of the bottom barrel. More like a short term life-span product, which sells by the year...
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