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Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-19-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
And the USA has had much less restrictive...

And the USA has had much less restrictive breeding environments to create this. The "most in demand clones from the USA" is still only a tiny representation of all of the organizations and people who...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-18-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Canada Announces Clone and Seed (breeding) Producer Licenses! America Says No...

Does this mean Canada is going to jump ahead in the breeding game? Allowing small seed producers and clone providers is awesome in itself. Read for yourself what's coming. The new licensing is listed...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-18-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Get a scope or loup, you can pick up a cheap one...

Get a scope or loup, you can pick up a cheap one from radio shack that does 60-100x magnification.


What's worked for me for 10+ years is to check the number of amber trichomes on the flowers,...
Forum: Cannabis Flower Photos 06-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Did you check the trichomes to see what...

Did you check the trichomes to see what percentage of amber there is? Looks a bit early in the pictures.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-16-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yeah, probably a good idea to seal off and cover...

Yeah, probably a good idea to seal off and cover the tent.


Chilly Willy, I personally don't know what you're talking about. Though the plants do produce a smell during vegetative growth, it's...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-15-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Be careful. Some strains are extremely loud...

Be careful. Some strains are extremely loud (smelly), even with very small plant sizes. Happy cannabis plants reek in flower, the vegging plants give off a vegetative smell.


If stealth is your...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-14-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I often use bailing wire or flower tying wire for...

I often use bailing wire or flower tying wire for things like this.


Also read up on Low Stress Training(LST) and SuperCropping. You can use these techniques to keep the plant heights lower,...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 150
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
May be pH related, keep in mind bottled water...

May be pH related, keep in mind bottled water also has sodium in it. I highly recommend learning to grow with r/o water or other water which is very pure with trace minerals. R/o water is around...
Forum: Alchimia Grow Shop & Philosopher Seeds 06-14-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Totally wicked!!! :) Coming soon to the rest...

Totally wicked!!! :)

Coming soon to the rest of the world. :D
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-14-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Who Remembers "Lemon Drop"? Chatsworth Dispensary 2008?

It tasted like you were sucking on a "Lemon Head" candy. Literally made my near sighted eyes focus perfectly for a few seconds, several times. lol



I don't remember the name of the dispensary,...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-14-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,747
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Interesting :) I'll have to pay attention...

Interesting :)


I'll have to pay attention to that this year and see if what I'm working with has the root bound gene. :D
Forum: Toker's Den 06-13-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 54,173
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Bitcoin doesn't require verification. Look for...

Bitcoin doesn't require verification. Look for crypto currency meet up groups in your area (steemit.com is a good one) and go buy crypto in cash from one of them.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-13-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,198
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Bobby's correct, our intentions are entirely...

Bobby's correct, our intentions are entirely honorable and our goal is to help growers as much as possible.




Does it have to be muriatic acid? I use pH up (potassium carbonate?) to clean my...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
All of these are sick links, thank you very much...

All of these are sick links, thank you very much for posting them. ;)
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 06-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I have to relate a rather profound experience...

I have to relate a rather profound experience with diabetes. Though cannabis definitely helps with blood sugar regulation, the most dramatic and quickest change I've seen is through food choices....
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 06-12-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This won't be helpful, but this was the first...

This won't be helpful, but this was the first thing I thought of when I read your thread title.


StemzandSeedz asks: "help me troubleshoot why my first closed loop run failed"
My Reply: You...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 06-11-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
2x4's to frame in two walls and hang a cheap...

2x4's to frame in two walls and hang a cheap door. double plastic (one sheet on each side of the walls like drywall), should help seal off the area. I do the same inside a house with blankets or...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-10-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Got the flu shot twice, ended up sick for weeks...

Got the flu shot twice, ended up sick for weeks both times. Read a report on a study which found people who'd received 10 or more flu shots had a MUCH higher alzheimer's rate.


I used to get sick...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 06-10-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Interesting tent. One of the reviews on amazon...

Interesting tent. One of the reviews on amazon says they have lots of pinholes due to the stitching. Best to keep it in a dark room or put up light blocking around it.

I usually set my tents up to...
Forum: New Growers 06-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I've used the percentage of amber trichomes as a...

I've used the percentage of amber trichomes as a guide for nearly 15 years. I count 20 trichomes on a few different spots on the flowers themselves (not the sugar leaves) to get an average. I've...
Forum: The Great OutDoors 06-10-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Wondering what the humidity and heat were like...

Wondering what the humidity and heat were like the days it was tarped.


Fuses are the cheapest to replace and see. The previous owner's saying it was an intermittent thing does lead to suspecting...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-10-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
When you inject it in the plant it goes to all...

When you inject it in the plant it goes to all parts of the plant. Whatever is not used by the plant is not going to flush or fade out. Ever.


You want me to be excited about this? Find me a...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-10-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,198
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This deserves a repeat. Awesomely posted...

This deserves a repeat.
Awesomely posted Medfinder, your words clearly shine the proper light on this... ongoing situation.


thank you!




:tiphat:
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-09-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Plants "create" sap. They may use "some" of the...

Plants "create" sap. They may use "some" of the sugars you inject, while the rest will remain within the plant.


Inject your plants all you like. My plants will only have cannabis created sugars...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 06-09-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,278
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Sleeping, staying awake (seriously), increasing...

Sleeping, staying awake (seriously), increasing memory and focus, decreasing memory and focus, decreasing pain, increasing health, and a whole lot more.


With more and more functional strains of...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-08-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Difficult to tell. My first impressions are it...

Difficult to tell. My first impressions are it could be pH spotting or bug damage to the root feeding that specific leaf. Can you take a clearer picture? The lighting is good. :)
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-07-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
It's not cannabis flavors/aromas. IF cannabis...

It's not cannabis flavors/aromas. IF cannabis processes all of it into "cannabis," and does so without adding molasses or syrup flavor, this would be very interesting.


Definitely not something...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-07-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
She'll be fine. Cannabis is very hardy. Not sure...

She'll be fine. Cannabis is very hardy. Not sure what the little fella's issue is.
Forum: New Growers 06-07-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,750
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Non-cannabinoid sugar injection is not my idea of...

Non-cannabinoid sugar injection is not my idea of enhancing the "natural" cannabinoids and terpenes of cannabis. You can get a lot of extra smell and flavor from 1ml+/gal of floralicious+ and a...
Forum: New Growers 06-07-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,750
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, which I believe works great in rooms which...

Yes, which I believe works great in rooms which are too hot or light stressed. I believe in flowering at lower temps (max 72F at canopy level) and don't get the terp fade throughout the lights on...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-06-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I would attribute a bit of it to dehydration...

I would attribute a bit of it to dehydration damage. It's difficult to stay properly hydrated at all times in such heat. Southern Nevada hits up to 130F with humidity in the teens or lower. Lots of...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-06-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Both company names scream "snake oil salesmen" to...

Both company names scream "snake oil salesmen" to me. I'd want to know exactly what was in it.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-06-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Coco needs to be at least damp at all times....

Coco needs to be at least damp at all times. Waiting until dry like you would with soil will cause issues. The crinkled leaves are from pH issues (dropping like a stone when the coco dries out too...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 06-06-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,278
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Would you care to share any particular details...

Would you care to share any particular details about your CBD testing?
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-06-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Indeed, I recommend chopping at 5, 10 and 15...

Indeed, I recommend chopping at 5, 10 and 15 percent amber with any new plant. This will give you the flowering time for it under the current conditions. Keep in mind there are environmental...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-05-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Perhaps I'm more sensitive, but I've found 15% to...

Perhaps I'm more sensitive, but I've found 15% to be about the max amber I want. I have zero interest in sleepy cannabis. :) Depending on the strain, somewhere between 5% and 15% is what I shoot for....
Forum: New Growers 06-05-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Perpetual's run the risk of infestation, leading...

Perpetual's run the risk of infestation, leading to either chopping or poisoning everything to 'fix' the issue.

That being said, T5's make great lights for mums and clones. The 250 might be a bit...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-05-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Interesting. Appreciate you pointing that out. ...

Interesting. Appreciate you pointing that out.

I'd like to say your body absorbs more aluminum from a couple hits from an aluminum bowl, than it would absorb from living in our modern environment...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-05-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
The answer may be affected by how many aluminum...

The answer may be affected by how many aluminum cans/bowls/bats they've used as well? I remember making 10-15 tinfoil pipes during my early teens. lol I've done my best to avoid aluminum for a few...
Forum: New Growers 06-05-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,750
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Absolem is correct. Though cannabis IS...

Absolem is correct.

Though cannabis IS different than most fruits and veggie plants (it's a hyper/dynamic accumulator), all of plant **Science** still applies.

Ignore plant science and your...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Good call. I dealt with bacterial tap water slime...

Good call. I dealt with bacterial tap water slime before and it's maddening until you find out the cause. Then you want to move. lol
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-03-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I add a few mls of chlorine bleach per gallon....

I add a few mls of chlorine bleach per gallon. Works a treat when cloning. :)Save
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-03-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I spray water with an ounce of alcohol in a...

I spray water with an ounce of alcohol in a gallon of water. Kills webs, mites and eggs. Spray every 3 days for 2 weeks. :)

Caution: Alcohol is extremely harsh on roots, so please keep it out of...
Forum: Women's Forum 06-03-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
The best way for them to make progress is to grow...

The best way for them to make progress is to grow superior quality cannabis. I suggest they buy my book. ;)
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-03-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Check your roots for bugs, and can you take some...

Check your roots for bugs, and can you take some photos under fluorescent (full spectrum) lighting?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 06-01-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Do you have to concern yourself with smell? I...

Do you have to concern yourself with smell? I don't, so my intake fans suck air through plenums with high micron furnace filters on them. The filtered air keeps my rooms at positive pressure and...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-01-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,288
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This right here will cure 90% of your hermi...

This right here will cure 90% of your hermi problems. Excellent information. Thanks for posting it. :tiphat:

When roots encounter too high of pH in soil they begin to die and rot. As almost every...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-01-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
My recommendation for small to moderate sized...

My recommendation for small to moderate sized seed producers would be micro boxes. 2'x2'x3-4' boxes can produce enough pollen for storage and use for years.

The key is to use high micro air...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-31-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 728
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I'm sure it has a lot to do with it. I...

I'm sure it has a lot to do with it.

I remember a dispensary in Van Nuys (I think) which was a small house off a main blvd. Right on the corner of the first alleyway on the street, and that alley...
Forum: New Growers 05-30-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Wrap a paper strip around the break and layer...

Wrap a paper strip around the break and layer some tape to firmly hold it in place. Should be right as rain in a week or so. :)
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