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Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By FarmerTed
Thats what i would do. I think its too far gone,...

Thats what i would do. I think its too far gone, might as well get something new going. Sorry for your loss...been there...done that.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By FarmerTed
Yes, i do. The only thing i can see is watering...

Yes, i do.
The only thing i can see is watering 2-3 times a week might be to much keeping your root zone to wet preventing nutrient uptake. I'd water once a week more only if the plant starts to...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 12-24-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By FarmerTed
Based upon the info given id say you're starving...

Based upon the info given id say you're starving them. The purple on the leaves indicates a phosphorus deficiency, yellowing nitrogen. I've had plants that looked something like this but, it was...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-22-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,033
Posted By FarmerTed
If it says microban/antifungal it contains...

If it says microban/antifungal it contains arsenic that will leach into your nute solution over time. This is why fish hobbyists never use it to seal fish tanks. Instead just use something that says...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 12-18-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By FarmerTed
It is my understanding (based on what i've read...

It is my understanding (based on what i've read on this site) flowering under mh yields buds that are slightly smaller but denser giving more weight overall & slightly more trich coverage.
Wouldnt...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-10-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,000
Posted By FarmerTed
I'm using Hempy Buckets and i have reused my...

I'm using Hempy Buckets and i have reused my perlite/vermiculite mixture. You just have to be careful. I dont pull the roots out they'll just tear off, instead after i chop, i pour out as much of the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-28-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By FarmerTed
thanks for the link petemoss

thanks for the link petemoss
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-27-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By FarmerTed
ATTN: BGHydro buyers

Just thought you'd like to know i have found if you order through Amazon they offer lower prices, less expensive s&h or both on the same items found on their site. While comparison shopping i found...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-27-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By FarmerTed
Eye hortilux bulbs are $$ and i just found out...

Eye hortilux bulbs are $$ and i just found out they went up $$$ when looking to get a new one. Can you tell me is that ushio an enhanced hps or standard and whats the name of the seller? That sounds...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-27-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By FarmerTed
petemoss, i had the same problem with my hortilux...

petemoss, i had the same problem with my hortilux blue mh. Sometimes it would fire, sometimes not & sometimes it would just go out. Lumatek was no help at all. Finally figured out the 3 prong plug...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-27-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,344
Posted By FarmerTed
akuira, i have the same ballast and have been...

akuira, i have the same ballast and have been using a standard intermatic 15a timer on a 15a circuit plugged into a surge protector. I have had no problems in over a year. I believe lumatek digital...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-26-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By FarmerTed
Thanks for the quick reply i need a new bulb...

Thanks for the quick reply i need a new bulb asap. No need for the micrometer, should'nt of used "same" just wondering if the results were within reason. Thanks again.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-26-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By FarmerTed
I would say, yes. Its an enhanced spectrum bulb...

I would say, yes. Its an enhanced spectrum bulb designed to be used for both flower & veg. I use the eye hortilux blue MH for flower myself. It has an even more balanced spectrum than the agrosun....
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-13-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By FarmerTed
How does this sound for heating?

As winter sets in my night temps are starting to drop too low. I have a Sterilite about 26l x 16w x 6d that i was going set in the bottom of my cab, fill w/ water and heat w/ an aquarium heater....
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 11-11-2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By FarmerTed
Can you tell me at what temp you cook it and for...

Can you tell me at what temp you cook it and for how long?
Thanks.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 10-27-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By FarmerTed
I would recommend HempyBuckets w/ General...

I would recommend HempyBuckets w/ General Hydroponics 3 part Floro nutes.
I just started using this set-up following the directions on the bottles. If you find your plants need different nute...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-30-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By FarmerTed
I would say the problem in picture #1 is ph...

I would say the problem in picture #1 is ph spotting due to improper ph. 4.8 is to acidic which is probably the reason for the yellowing of your plants. Your plants are feeding on themselves because...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-29-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 36,833
Posted By FarmerTed
Ya right, good luck on them ever being in stock....

Ya right, good luck on them ever being in stock. I'd say i've been checking there for about a year and have never seen any in stock. :cuss:

So they really do exist! :jump:
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 08-22-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By FarmerTed
If seeds are your goal they should be mature...

If seeds are your goal they should be mature about 4 weeks after you pollenate your buds. Buds themselves probably 8-9 weeks.
Good luck-FT
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-14-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By FarmerTed
Check out the N deficiency link pic no. 5 on this...

Check out the N deficiency link pic no. 5 on this site, looks like what you have. N lockout due to overwatering, has the spot and coloration just like you.
https://www.ganjaguerrilla.net/
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-14-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By FarmerTed
I feel your pain, i'm having the exact or very...

I feel your pain, i'm having the exact or very similiar problem. I have a thread called "Too much nutes?" describing the same thing. I'm indoors in pots and most thought it was due to ph & small pot...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-13-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By FarmerTed
Unless you have lockout due to overwatering i'd...

Unless you have lockout due to overwatering i'd agree she needs to be fed, pic one looks like insect damage. Check the sick plant guide might be Thrip damage but, i'm no expert so maybe someone else...
Forum: Organic Soil 08-10-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By FarmerTed
Thanks, and i read the EJ article you're refering...

Thanks, and i read the EJ article you're refering to. I put some marbles in the bottle to help mix it up whenever i shake it up.

Crap! I've been using Grandmas "Robust" and didnt even think about...
Forum: Organic Soil 08-10-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By FarmerTed
Question about Earth Juice Meta-k

I have a bottle and before using it i gave it a shake to mix it. It sounds like theres gravel in the bottom of the bottle. I assume its the sulfate of potash in solution recrystalizing? I used a...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-08-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By FarmerTed
You guys are killing me, can i assign one plant...

You guys are killing me, can i assign one plant per person & see which one comes out on top? lol

These plants went into these pots w/ this soil about a week b4 flower so i wouldnt think they've...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-05-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By FarmerTed
I tested the ph on these the best i could w/ ph...

I tested the ph on these the best i could w/ ph drops. Both of these are in the same homemade organic mix, same water/feed schedule, same seed crop & same age. Watered w/ nute mix, let excess drain...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-01-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By FarmerTed
I'm using an eye hortilux blue mh. As for the...

I'm using an eye hortilux blue mh. As for the small buds i think thats due to a nute deficiency/imbalance?, they were stunted until i added mor-bloom.


No, being that this is organic except for...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-01-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By FarmerTed
Do clone moms mature faster than their clones?

I have a clone mom that i put into 12/12 after taking many clones over several months & saving one to be the new mom. Typically these clones take 7 weeks to show a few amber trichs. I checked her at...
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 08-01-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By FarmerTed
This is a Joey Weed x from HD. If you want...

This is a Joey Weed x from HD.
If you want something stealth this is it, very low odor with just a hint of sweetness.

You're welcome, you wont be disappointed.
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 08-01-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By FarmerTed
Cinderella99 x Apollo11

Did'nt want my only pics posted to be in the infirmary so here is my C99 x A11 at 56 days. 400mh, 1 gal milk jug and dare i say it....Miracle Grow soil. Waiting for a couple amber trichs & then its...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-31-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By FarmerTed
Too much nutes?

How long has this problem been going on? about 4/5 weeks
What STRAIN are you growing?c99 x a11
What was the establishing technique? (seed or clone?)seed
What is the age of your plants?40 days...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 07-21-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By FarmerTed
I have pollenated multiple bud sites on the same...

I have pollenated multiple bud sites on the same plant each with a different strain. Works no problem. If you want to be sure all your seeds are 100% what you want them to be i'd say only do one at...
Forum: Grow Room Safety 07-17-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,736
Posted By FarmerTed
I say better safe than sorry. I wear a hat,...

I say better safe than sorry. I wear a hat, sunglasses and try not to look up into the bulb/reflector. I know i'm going to look so why risk it when it only takes a second to put them on?
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-04-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,019
Posted By FarmerTed
The life of the bulb in hours is based upon how...

The life of the bulb in hours is based upon how many hours it takes to lose 25% of its initial lumens. In the case of my bulb it would have to burn for 12,000 hrs, 10hrs/start according to their...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-02-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,019
Posted By FarmerTed
So long as its still operating efficiently i...

So long as its still operating efficiently i will. Two years of daily 12/12 would put me at 8760 hrs. The tech bulletin says it has a life of 12000 hrs when operated for 10 hrs/start. At the end of...
Forum: Organic Soil 07-01-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,207
Posted By FarmerTed
Thanks for the link. I checked it out and a few...

Thanks for the link. I checked it out and a few other threads on the site. Interesting, seems other people are using it with good results.


I was'nt looking to do an experiment, so i asked if...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-01-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,019
Posted By FarmerTed
Using a light meter on 4/08 my reading was 1/250,...

Using a light meter on 4/08 my reading was 1/250, f16.7, asa 100, 12" below bulb.
7/08 it was 1/250, f16.9, asa 100, 12" below bulb.
400w eyehortilux mh lumatek digital.
The slight increase may...
Forum: Organic Soil 06-26-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,207
Posted By FarmerTed
Ok got it, perlite good, follow up questions bad....

Ok got it, perlite good, follow up questions bad. :bashhead: Just wondering if it would work or if anybody had used it with good/bad results after seeing it at the nursery and doing a search and...
Forum: Organic Soil 06-26-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,207
Posted By FarmerTed
How about something else such as shredded...

How about something else such as shredded hardwood mulch?, or do you agree with vhGhosts statement about not substituting anything for perlite?


What i was thinking was the differant size pieces...
Forum: Organic Soil 06-25-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,207
Posted By FarmerTed
Shredded Pine Bark Mulch?

While at the store looking for perlite (must be in short supply nobody had it in stock) i noticed they sold bags of composted pine bark to "loosen & condition" soil. They also had shredded pine bark...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-19-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,229
Posted By FarmerTed
? for British_Bulldog

Could you clarify this statement? I thought that yellowing at the end of flower was due to cutting off nutes and only giving water. This was done to create a condition in which the plant consumed...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-18-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,950
Posted By FarmerTed
I was incorrect when i said the total amps of...

I was incorrect when i said the total amps of your breakers cannot exceed the amps of the main breaker. The 30a 240v circuit could be broken down into 2 30a 120v or 4 15a 120v and still draw the same...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-13-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,950
Posted By FarmerTed
Ok, you are talking about a 120/240 appliance...

Ok, you are talking about a 120/240 appliance circuit. The recepticle has 4 prongs,yes? the way its wired 2 prongs draw power from each hot to power the heating element of your dryer at 240. 1 prong...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-13-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,950
Posted By FarmerTed
No, you have one 30a circuit and no there are not...

No, you have one 30a circuit and no there are not 2 breaker switches. The reason you can not replace a 30a 240v with 2 30a 120v is because you would most likely exceed the 60a main circuit breakers...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-13-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,950
Posted By FarmerTed
Statement 1: answer is "no" Each 15a 120v...

Statement 1: answer is "no" Each 15a 120v circuit would require the appropriately sized hot,neutral & ground wires. You cannot split the 240v wiring to make 2 15a circuits.

Statement 2: answer is...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-13-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,950
Posted By FarmerTed
With a 30a double pole breaker the total draw on...

With a 30a double pole breaker the total draw on the circuit cannot exceed 30a. If each hot was carrying 25a the breaker would trip cause you have 50a on a 30a circuit. Remove the 30a 240v breaker...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-10-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By FarmerTed
If it is a hermie i would say chop it down...

If it is a hermie i would say chop it down immediately unless you dont mind having seeds in all of your plants. Pluck them if you like but, miss one and you've got seeds. Also keep in mind sometimes...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 04-08-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By FarmerTed
IrieEyes, if you post a pic in the Cannabis...

IrieEyes, if you post a pic in the Cannabis Infirmary you should have no problem getting it taken care of. Theres also a sick plant guide you can take a look at with pics for referance. Good luck, FT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 04-08-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By FarmerTed
Something to consider is how big will your grow...

Something to consider is how big will your grow space be? Mines about 1' 6" x 3' x 4', i went with 400w. My decision was based on equipment cost, electric bill, grow space etc... A 400w will...
Forum: Organic Soil 04-07-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By FarmerTed
Thanks for the assistance guys/gals, this has...

Thanks for the assistance guys/gals, this has helped me to make a more informed decision on my soil amendments and get me to where i want to be quiker. Already looking forward to my first successful...
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